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New water quality assessment technique could be a game changer

New water quality assessment technique could be a game changer

UBCO engineers create testing system to ensure drinking water is safe

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

Physical contact with a dog makes a significant difference to wellbeing

UBCO recent graduate aims for podium
North American Model of Wildlife Conservation gets a cultural refresh

North American Model of Wildlife Conservation gets a cultural refresh

UBCO researchers help weave Indigenous-led policy into newly revised model

UBCO researchers light the way to cleaner water

UBCO researchers light the way to cleaner water

Shining a beam of light into potentially contaminated water samples may hold the key to real-time detection of hydrocarbons and pesticides in water.

UBCO researchers peer into the mental health of social workers
UBCO researcher examines the need for positive support when a child is sexually abused

UBCO researcher examines the need for positive support when a child is sexually abused

New research from UBC Okanagan has determined if a child knows they have safe support from a trusted adult, it significantly increases the chances of that child disclosing they have been sexually assaulted. This likelihood is especially true when the offender is a family member or trusted caregiver.

Trio of UBC Okanagan researchers awarded Killam Doctoral scholarships

Trio of UBC Okanagan researchers awarded Killam Doctoral scholarships

Each year, doctoral students from five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts vie for the prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy J. Killam, Mrs. Killam desired that those selected to receive scholarships: “Be likely to contribute to the advancement of […]

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

It’s an honour bestowed upon the university’s most accomplished graduate students — and this year, Master of Arts student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her exceptional research on Indigenous identity.

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

Virtual ceremony recognizes more than 1,800 graduating students UBC Okanagan is marking its second virtual convocation next week. More than 1,850 graduates — including 1,600 undergraduates as well as more than 100 masters’ and doctoral students — will tune in to celebrate the success of their educational journey. “This has been a remarkable year for […]