UBC happiness expert gives tips for a more joyous holiday

UBC happiness expert gives tips for a more joyous holiday

New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus has developed a innovative model to map the impact of trauma on a pregnant woman and her uterus if she were involved in an accident—with the hopes of making everything from airbags to seatbelts safer for all.

Use the humanities to bridge cultural divisions, say UBC profs

Use the humanities to bridge cultural divisions, say UBC profs

In an era when divisions in society seem more prevalent than ever, two UBC humanities professors are using the power of arts, history and philosophy to build bridges and address the world’s most pressing issues.

UBCO political science department hosts election candidates

UBCO political science department hosts election candidates

UBC Okanagan’s department of economics, philosophy and political science has organized a meet and greet for candidates and voters in the upcoming federal election.

UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space

UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space

Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.

UBC event explores Franz Ferdinand’s connection to the Okanagan

UBC event explores Franz Ferdinand’s connection to the Okanagan

Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, began a round-the-world journey in 1892. After extended visits in India, Australia, and Japan, he arrived in Vancouver in September 1893.

Prizes awarded to UBC Okanagan’s top researchers

Prizes awarded to UBC Okanagan’s top researchers

UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent challenges, newest ideas and most ground-breaking technologies in the world.

UBC researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas

UBC researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas

In a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emmissions—bicarbonates hidden in the lake water used to irrigate local orchards.

Expert Q&A: First comes Tinder, then comes marriage

Expert Q&A: First comes Tinder, then comes marriage

The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first. How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?

Will U B my

Will U B my

For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous dinner, while for others, it could suggest an intimate interlude after dessert.

Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation

Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation

According to a group of international researchers, the potential contributions large countries have to protect the environment are being overlooked.