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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.

State of the Mountains highlights highs and lows of climate change

State of the Mountains highlights highs and lows of climate change

While many know of the canary in the coal mine analogy, a team of researchers are using Canada’s mountain ranges as their canary. And, like the coal miners, they say Canadians should be worried.

UBCO sustainability researchers share tips for keeping parks pristine this Labour Day long weekend

UBCO sustainability researchers share tips for keeping parks pristine this Labour Day long weekend

The last long weekend of the summer is approaching and many will seek refuge in nature. However, this doesn’t bring comfort to all. Conservationists and border communities on provincial and national parks are concerned about increased visits and cavalier attitudes toward protected spaces.

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.

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science welcomes Gino DiLabio as inaugural Dean

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science welcomes Gino DiLabio as inaugural Dean

Prof. Gino DiLabio appointed Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Gino DiLabio as the inaugural Dean of the new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science. Prof. DiLabio is a well-recognized expert in computational chemistry, physical organic chemistry, and nanoscience. His work has earned him a […]

UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor’s award

UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor’s award

Shortly after high school, Dominica Patterson boarded a plane to volunteer in Benin, West Africa. While she knew an adventure was waiting, she had no idea how that journey would light a spark that would eventually lead to law school.

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.

Want to come up with a creative idea? Here’s how.

Want to come up with a creative idea? Here’s how.

A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is shedding light into how human creativity works and how novel ideas are formed—something the study’s researchers say is becoming increasingly important.

UBCO researcher discusses the good, and bad, of living connected

UBCO researcher discusses the good, and bad, of living connected

Even though much of Canada is loosening stay-at-home restrictions, people are realizing that social distancing and working from home is the new normal. And might be for some time.

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.