School of Health and Exercise Sciences

UBCO celebrates the researchers of the year
Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

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

Go green or go home; that was the message that secured PhD student Hammad Ahmad the top spot at the ninth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. For his presentation, Hammad spoke about the use of biocomposites as sustainable construction materials. Ahmad, a PhD student in Civil Engineering, captivated judges with his audience […]

Exercising to counteract chronic inflammation

Exercising to counteract chronic inflammation

UBCO researchers say being active can help control an overactive immune system

UBCO recent graduate aims for podium
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 re-evaluates estimate of the world’s high-altitude population

UBCO researcher re-evaluates estimate of the world’s high-altitude population

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.

Peaks and valleys lead to gold medal win for UBCO student

Peaks and valleys lead to gold medal win for UBCO student

Although he climbed numerous mountains to conduct high-altitude research, UBC Okanagan’s Mike Tymko admits the peak of his academic career might have arrived in his inbox a few weeks ago.

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.

UBC doctoral student wins gold

UBC doctoral student wins gold

UBC’s Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.