By Nathan Skolski on May 15, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have discovered a new method of using infrared light to monitor cancer progression during radiation treatment that may lead to better and more personalized therapies.
By Nathan Skolski on May 14, 2018
A new study, by 17 conservation scientists and environmental scholars, say the exact location of protective wild spaces is just as vital as committing to set these areas aside.
By Nathan Skolski on May 8, 2018
While wearing a crisply ironed, wrinkle-free shirt makes a good impression, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working to solve the issue of wrinkling when it comes to making textile composites.
By Patty Wellborn on April 26, 2018
While some may think a ‘knock-off’ product is morally wrong, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that for some cultures ‘unethical’ consumption is a virtue.
By Nathan Skolski on April 16, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are using advanced computer simulations to model how air flows into the deepest regions of the lungs and uncover how the early stages of emphysema can impact a patient’s ability to take in oxygen.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2018
A new UBC study is using a high-altitude expedition to better understand how reduced oxygen levels affect the brain and whether antioxidant supplements—commonly sold and marketed as a remedy for altitude sickness—are effective.
By Nathan Skolski on March 14, 2018
UBC researcher Barb Pesut has spent her career working on ways to improve the quality of end-of-life healthcare, especially for people in rural communities. Pesut, a professor in the School of Nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is the Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2018
UBC’s Border Free Bees research project is encouraging local residents to 'bee' friendly this summer.
By Nathan Skolski on March 12, 2018
Researchers at UBC Okanagan have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.