UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

A team of UBC Okanagan researchers has determined that the type of fats a mother consumes while breastfeeding can have long-term implications on her infant’s gut health.

UBCO hosts CBC journalist Nora Young as next distinguished speaker

UBCO hosts CBC journalist Nora Young as next distinguished speaker

In an increasingly data-driven world, data literacy plays an important role in ensuring people understand how their interactions with technology may lead to the gathering, sharing or selling of their personal information.

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

As World Water Day is observed around the globe, new research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections between the two.

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

A new study comparing decades of environmental monitoring records has confirmed that Canada’s caribou are not faring as well as other animals like moose and wolves in the same areas—and also teased out why. 

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.

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.

Research and local partnerships the top priorities for UBCO’s new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

Research and local partnerships the top priorities for UBCO’s new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

It was a summer to remember for UBC Okanagan’s newly-minted Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science.

UBCO researchers concerned about important prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas

UBCO researchers concerned about important prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas

New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.

Could breadfruit be the next superfood? UBC researchers say yes

Could breadfruit be the next superfood? UBC researchers say yes

A fruit used for centuries in countries around the world is getting the nutritional thumbs-up from a team of British Columbia researchers.