By Patty Wellborn on June 23, 2021
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.
By Haley Allen on June 4, 2021
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 […]
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By Patty Wellborn on May 10, 2021
Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.
By Patty Wellborn on May 5, 2021
A UBC Okanagan researcher is urging people to learn and then heed the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF). Especially women.
By Patty Wellborn on April 27, 2021
New findings detailing the world’s first-of-its-kind estimate of how many people live in high-altitude regions, will provide insight into future research of human physiology.
By Patty Wellborn on April 8, 2021
Waste materials from the pulp and paper industry have long been seen as possible fillers for building products like cement, but for years these materials have ended up in the landfill.
By Patty Wellborn on March 18, 2021
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.
By Patty Wellborn on March 4, 2021
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.