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By Nathan Skolski on August 10, 2020
A sustainable, non-toxic and high-performance water-repellent fabric has long been the holy grail of outdoor enthusiasts and clothing companies alike.
By Patty Wellborn on July 16, 2020
Acting like an invisible force field, a new liquid coating being developed by UBC Okanagan researchers may provide an extra layer of protection for front-line workers.
By Patty Wellborn on July 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan researchers are collaborating with Kelowna-based Care Health Meditech to develop a new device that isolates and eliminates airborne droplets and germs associated with COVID-19 and other illnesses.
By Nathan Skolski on July 13, 2020
Supported by the Interior University Research Coalition’s (IURC) Regional/Rural/Remote Communities (R3C) Collaborative Research Grant, three Interior university research teams will address the complex problems faced by British Columbians who live outside large metropolitan areas.
By Christine Zeindler on June 30, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan aims to improve the efficiency and cost associated with charging electric vehicles.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.
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By Patty Wellborn on June 2, 2020
Researchers at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering are launching a community-focused research program as they seek to assess the performance of water utilities and municipalities across the Okanagan Valley.
By Christine Zeindler on June 1, 2020
UBC Okanagan alumnus, Ephraim Nowak has mobilized his Kelowna company to produce more than 1,000 face shields per day in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2020
With many eyes on rising lake levels these days, UBC researchers are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to develop new policy and planning tools to address flooding in the Okanagan Valley.
By Patty Wellborn on May 21, 2020
A tweet for help, a response from a researcher, and a collaboration with a safety products manufacturing company have frontline healthcare workers at Kelowna General Hospital seeing clearly through their protective face shields.