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By Patty Wellborn on February 25, 2021
With an increasing need for continued education among those looking to build their knowledge in high-demand fields, UBC Okanagan has launched two micro-credential programs as part of its career and personal education portfolio. The first of their kind at UBCO, the two new micro-credentials will focus on the fields of technical communication and industrial automation.
By Nathan Skolski on February 18, 2021
The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, Research, School of Engineering, School of Nursing, Southern Medical Program
By Christine Zeindler on February 10, 2021
UBC Okanagan faculty put their hearts into research and teaching. To mark Valentine’s Day, they are highlighting their expertise on matters of the heart—from what makes it tick to how to keep the emotions pumping.
Posted in News Features | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on January 26, 2021
New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability.
By Patty Wellborn on January 18, 2021
‘What goes in, must come out’ is a familiar refrain. It is especially pertinent to the challenges facing UBC researchers who are investigating methods to remove chemicals and pharmaceuticals from public water systems.
By Patty Wellborn on December 18, 2020
With hundreds of thousands of packages and shipments crossing the globe, especially during the holiday season, the industry has turned to UBC Okanagan researchers to develop better ways to track parcels.
By Patty Wellborn on December 17, 2020
New UBC Okanagan research is changing the way aircraft and wind turbine operators are addressing the risks related to ice build-up.
By Patty Wellborn on December 9, 2020
Genetic analysis helps ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants
By Nathan Skolski on December 7, 2020
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
Posted in Media Advisory | Tagged Computer Science, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, Physics, Political Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on December 3, 2020
With an increasing demand for a more sustainable alternative for high-rise construction, new research from UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with Western University and FPInnovations, points to timber as a sustainable and effective way to make tall, high-density, and renewable buildings.