Tŝilhqot’in Nation and UBC sign Memorandum of Understanding and Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement

Tŝilhqot’in Nation and UBC sign Memorandum of Understanding and Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement

On August 11, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and an Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement (IK Protocol) were signed by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation and the University of British Columbia. These agreements were led by Chief Russell Myers Ross, Vice Chair of the Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) and Prof. Helen Burt, Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation at UBC.

From student to healthcare hero

From student to healthcare hero

Ngan Nguyen Lyle was studying for an upcoming data science quiz when she got the call.

Free mental health support available to all BC residents

Free mental health support available to all BC residents

All British Columbians now have access to free, psychological first-aid thanks to a collaboration between UBC Okanagan, the BC Psychological Association, and the province.

Extreme opinions can impact the spread of a pandemic, says UBC prof

Extreme opinions can impact the spread of a pandemic, says UBC prof

Understanding how disease is passed from one individual to another has long been key to protecting populations from diseases like COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response

Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Biology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

Biology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar among Okanagan wine producers clinched the winning spot at last night’s seventh annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

UBC experts: International Women’s Day

UBC experts: International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, a day set aside to mark the achievements of women, is Sunday, March 8.

When it comes to conservation, ditch the ‘canary in the coal mine’

When it comes to conservation, ditch the ‘canary in the coal mine’

With habitat loss threatening the extinction of an ever-growing number of species around the world, many wildlife advocates and conservation professionals rely on the proverbial ‘canary in the coal mine’—monitoring and protecting a single representative species—to maintain healthy wildlife biodiversity.

UBC researchers develop strategy to protect wine grapes from smoke-taint

UBC researchers develop strategy to protect wine grapes from smoke-taint

It’s a problem plaguing grape-growers worldwide—in an ever-changing climate, how can they protect their crops from the undesirable effects of wildfire smoke exposure.

Make-believe zombie apocalypse puts UBC professors to the test

Make-believe zombie apocalypse puts UBC professors to the test

For many, the question of who to bring along in order to rebuild human civilization during a zombie apocalypse has gone unanswered for too long. Now, six UBC Okanagan professors, all from different fields of expertise, aim to settle the issue once and for all—or at least until next year—as they prepare for the second annual Life Raft Debate.