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.

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.