Research

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Student Wins Prestigious Vanier Award

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Student Wins Prestigious Vanier Award

It’s been a year of wins for Pawanjit Kaur Sandhu, as she secures the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

Western Canadian Graduate Students Showcase Their Innovative Research

Western Canadian Graduate Students Showcase Their Innovative Research

From the pool table to the swimming pool, master’s and doctoral students from across Western Canada showed their communication prowess at the 2024 Western Canada Regional Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition!

Introducing UBCO’s First Thesis & Dissertation Award Winners

Introducing UBCO’s First Thesis & Dissertation Award Winners

The College of Graduate Studies is excited to announce our new UBC Okanagan Thesis Award and UBC Okanagan Dissertation Award and the first winners of these awards!

Rita Lam takes home top prize at the 2023 3MT Competition

Rita Lam takes home top prize at the 2023 3MT Competition

Rita Lam’s research presentation on healthy building design and infectious disease control in built environments hit home with the audience at this year’s Three Minute Thesis final on April 6, 2023. A timely topic combined with impeccable delivery and audience engagement helped her secure the top spot at this year’s competition. Lam, a Master’s of […]

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 […]

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

Michelle St. Pierre has been named UBC Okanagan’s student researcher of the year.