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Misinformation, polarization impeding environmental protection efforts

Misinformation, polarization impeding environmental protection efforts

A group of researchers, spanning six universities and three continents, are sounding the alarm on a topic not often discussed in the context of conservation—misinformation.

UBC Okanagan launches micro-credential programs

UBC Okanagan launches micro-credential programs

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.

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

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.

UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

BC Hacks 2.0 scheduled for February 20, 21 UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon is back by popular demand. BC Hacks 2.0 is the second iteration of the hackathon, which provides people with technical backgrounds a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. The event, organized by the Computer Science Course Union, brings together tech-enthusiasts from […]

The heart always matters, but especially on Valentine’s Day

The heart always matters, but especially on Valentine’s Day

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.

Radio burst in Milky Way sheds light on origins of mysterious phenomenon

Radio burst in Milky Way sheds light on origins of mysterious phenomenon

In the decade since they were first discovered, astronomers have categorized fast radio bursts (FRBs) as mysterious phenomena. But a recent astronomical event has provided further insight into the origin of these signals.