School of Engineering
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Convocation, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Social Work
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2019
Researchers from the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering have determined motorists tended to give cyclists wearing high-visibility vests more room on the road, compared to cyclists without high-visibility clothing.
By Nathan Skolski on April 26, 2019
Scraping an icy windshield can be a seasonal struggle for those that live in colder climates. But engineers from UBC’s Okanagan campus are aiming to ease that winter frustration with a new surface coating that can shed ice from large areas using little effort.
By Nathan Skolski on April 25, 2019
A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making that dream a reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.
By Christine Zeindler on April 17, 2019
Almost 50 years ago, millions gathered to protest the negative impacts of industry and development on the world. Since then, the tradition has continued with Earth Day, a global celebration that is recognized by more than one billion people in 192 countries. It is a day of civic and political action to focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainability, pollution, climate change and clean energy.
Posted in Media Advisory | Tagged Biology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
By Patty Wellborn on March 25, 2019
Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2019
A captivating topic and plenty of passion propelled Cassidy Wallis into the winner’s circle at UBC Okanagan’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Patty Wellborn on March 14, 2019
While it’s not a case of reinventing the wheel, researchers are looking at ways to improve standard braking equipment on trains and cars.