By Christine Zeindler on October 12, 2018
From wearable technology that monitors physical activity to an online rental platform, UBC entrepreneurs showcased their ideas at the opening of the Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub, Thursday.
By Patty Wellborn on October 11, 2018
A team of researchers, including UBC’s Soheil Mahmoud, have recently sequenced the genome of lavender.
By Patty Wellborn on October 10, 2018
A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for cannabis.
By Patty Wellborn on October 3, 2018
A perennial favourite for countless Canadians during Thanksgiving is the iconic turkey dinner. And while turkeys are well known for their meat, it is virtually unheard of to eat their eggs.
By Patty Wellborn on October 1, 2018
Working with Bow River stakeholders in the Calgary area, UBC Okanagan researchers are investigating ways to reduce the negative impact of construction on sensitive aquatic ecosystems.
By Christine Zeindler on September 27, 2018
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
By Nathan Skolski on September 26, 2018
The Sherpa people of the Himalayas have long been recognized for their unique ability to excel physically in the thin air of higher altitudes. But new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus, published this week in the Journal of Physiology, now suggests that their specially adapted muscles give them up to twice the resistance to muscle fatigue of lowlanders.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2018
UBC’s Okanagan campus announced today that Jennifer Jakobi, associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has been named the newest associate chair of Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST).
By Nathan Skolski on September 11, 2018
Researchers from UBC Okanagan and the University of Bologna have discovered that TEMPO—a well-known artificial anti-oxidant—is up to 100 times more powerful than nature’s best and could help counteract everything from skin damage to Alzheimer’s Disease.