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Master’s student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Master’s student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar to some secured the top spot at yesterday’s eighth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

UBCO graduate students race against the clock to present their research

UBCO graduate students race against the clock to present their research

The community is invited to attend the eighth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final. The popular competition returns March 30 in an all-new live virtual format.

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. 

UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually

UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually

As we pass the one-year mark of living with the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s little doubt the virus has taken its toll on the mental health of many Canadians.

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.

Friends fur life help build skills for life

Friends fur life help build skills for life

A new UBC Okanagan study finds children not only reap the benefits of working with therapy dogs–they enjoy it too.

Influence Through Education

Influence Through Education

Barbara Oliveira, Postdoctoral Fellow and President of the UBC Okanagan Postdoctoral Association, uses her passion for education to give others the knowledge they need to make big changes in their lives.   AFTER COMPLETING HER PHD IN BRAZIL and then becoming a mother, Dr. Barbara Oliveira knew that her work in academia was far from […]

UBCO’s children’s social work mental health clinic goes virtual

UBCO’s children’s social work mental health clinic goes virtual

UBC Okanagan’s Social Work Mental Health Clinic is offering virtual counselling and mental health services to support children and youth during COVID-19.

Breakthrough design at UBCO vastly improves mechanical heart valve

Breakthrough design at UBCO vastly improves mechanical heart valve

New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability.

New tool removes chemotherapy drugs from water systems

New tool removes chemotherapy drugs from water systems

‘What goes in, must come out’ is a familiar refrain. It is especially pertinent to the challenges facing UBC researchers who are investigating methods to remove chemicals and pharmaceuticals from public water systems.