Faculty of Health and Social Development

Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

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.

Taking evolution to heart

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.

UBC doctoral student wins gold

UBC’s Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Collaboration aims to improve services for homeless

Researchers at UBC Okanagan, Interior Health, Okanagan College, the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society and various human and health service sectors across the BC Interior, have received federal funding to explore ways to improve services for homeless people.

Global research expedition begins release of 15 major studies

A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).