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By Patty Wellborn on September 27, 2019
Organized by UBC Okanagan’s Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services, election hopefuls will be on campus for a question and answer session on Thursday, October 3.
By Chris Guenard on September 26, 2019
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan have established a new collaboration to create jobs and intellectual property, and grow the cleantech ecosystem in B.C. and Canada.
By Linda Olver on September 25, 2019
Eric M. Meslin, CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies, will be at UBCO next Wednesday to give a public talk as part of the PINTS Speaker Series. This talk will look at how to move from ‘laboratory to legislature’ and the value of interdisciplinary collaboration when translating knowledge into the public sphere.
By Bud Mortenson on September 25, 2019
Elders, chiefs and community members from throughout the Syilx Okanagan Nation joined with students, faculty and staff at UBC Okanagan Tuesday to witness the historic signing of UBCO’s commitments to action toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
By Patty Wellborn on September 24, 2019
According to census data from Statistics Canada, in Kelowna alone there are some 3,000 people considered at high risk of homelessness—with another 1,900 identifying as transitionally, episodically or chronically homeless.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2019
With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.
Posted in Faculty of Health and Social Development, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Media Advisory, Medical Physics, Research, School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on September 19, 2019
Using polymers and natural stone slurry waste, researchers at UBC Okanagan are manufacturing environmentally friendly stone composites.
By Patty Wellborn on September 18, 2019
Officially proclaimed as Homecoming Day in Kelowna by Mayor Colin Basran, Saturday, September 28, caps several days of activities welcoming UBC alumni home to UBC Okanagan and inviting the community to get to know more about the university.
Posted in Media Advisory
By Patty Wellborn on September 16, 2019
An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.