Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.

UBC event explores environmental histories of South Asia

UBC event explores environmental histories of South Asia

If we want to save the planet from climate change, how do we protect the environmental histories of South Asian cultures?

UBC study finds health isn’t the only issue with bacteria growth

UBC study finds health isn’t the only issue with bacteria growth

Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.

UBC event highlights nature’s role in government infrastructure

UBC event highlights nature’s role in government infrastructure

Natural assets and the ecosystem services they provide are a fundamental part of local government infrastructure. When properly managed, natural assets such as forests, wetlands and green spaces have many advantages over engineered infrastructure—including being less expensive to operate and maintain.

Astrophysicist tells how stars influence a planet’s suitability for life

Astrophysicist tells how stars influence a planet’s suitability for life

We’ve all done it. Gazed into the skies on a starlit evening admiring the number of stars and their variety in brightness. Or perhaps shared thoughts of undiscovered planets that may sustain human life? But, have you ever wondered how scientists find planets and study stars in such a vast and distance space?

UBC Okanagan professors explain the science of wine

UBC Okanagan professors explain the science of wine

UBC researchers are taking the opportunity to explain what’s going on in their research labs, in a series of talks hosted in conjunction with this year’s BC Pinot Noir Celebration.  

An extraordinary life: remembering Greg Younging

An extraordinary life: remembering Greg Younging

It’s the Association of Canadian Publishers’ highest honour—and on June 19 UBC’s Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized with the President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian publishing industry and the association.

Genetic tagging can be an economical, ethical tool

Genetic tagging can be an economical, ethical tool

They’re the central questions of ecology—why are there so many species and where are they found?

Top student award goes to UBCO cancer researcher and rural health care advocate

Top student award goes to UBCO cancer researcher and rural health care advocate

It’s been a dream of Celine Edwards for as long as she can remember—to attend medical school at UBC and improve healthcare delivery for rural populations.

Convocation is a time of celebration at UBCO

Convocation is a time of celebration at UBCO

This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master’s degree and 40 their doctorates.