Campus Life

UBCO researchers link advertising to uptick in youth vaping

Aug 11, 2020 / 12:00 am

A young person vaping an e-cigarette. E-cigarette companies know how to target their products UBC researchers are raising the alarm about the increase of vaping...

UBC Okanagan helps Arc’teryx stay green and dry with next-generation water-repellent fabrics

Aug 10, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan researchers Sadaf Shabanian (left) and Kevin Golovin (right) test water-repellent fabric treatment. New research creates sustainable and non-toxic...

UBCO awards support students throughout the summer

Jul 29, 2020 / 12:00 am

Students gain valuable experience partnering with professors in undergraduate research Food security, senior fall prevention and online consumer behaviour are...

Free COVID-19 mental health service enters new phase in response to public need

Jul 27, 2020 / 12:00 am

Lesley Lutes is a professor of psychology and director of clinical training at UBC Okanagan, as well as director of public advocacy for the BC Psychological...

UBCO researchers create liquid-repelling substance that works on all surfaces

Jul 16, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO master's student Behrooz Khatir measures liquid to be applied to an omniphobic film during testing inside the OPERA lab at UBC Okanagan’s School of...

UBCO researchers team up with industry partner to clear the air

Jul 15, 2020 / 12:00 am

New device aims to isolate and remove droplets and airborne viruses UBC Okanagan researchers are collaborating with Kelowna-based Care Health Meditech to...

Research collaborations tackle challenges faced by rural BC residents

Jul 13, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO associate professor Nelly Oelke is one of the researchers receiving funding from the interior university research coalition for her work in mental health...

UBCO kindness researcher challenges the notion of mean teens

Jul 8, 2020 / 12:00 am

Associate Professor John-Tyler Binfet's new research seeks to disrupt that notion by showing how adolescents demonstrate kindness. New research shows...

Grizzlies change habits to coexist with people—but is it enough?

Jul 6, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBC study examined 40 years of data following the fate of 2,500 grizzly bears. Bears living near people rely on ‘immigrants’ and nocturnal behaviour to...

UBCO engineers look at ways to power electric vehicles sustainably

Jun 30, 2020 / 12:00 am

Majid Moradzadeh, doctoral student in power engineering, poses in front of an electric vehicle power station at UBCO. Fossil fuels a key part of keeping plug-in...

UBC Okanagan uncorks new Wine Research Centre headquarters

Jun 29, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBC’s Wine Research Centre, located on the Okanagan campus, is dedicated to fostering cooperation between academic institutions, the wine industry sector and...

Community leadership, academic excellence and unwavering determination lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Jun 17, 2020 / 12:00 am

Lake Country’s Teagan MacDougall is the 2020 recipient of the Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize. Aspiring pediatrician wins top student award...

UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor's award

Jun 16, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO’s Dominica Patterson has won the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. She is now preparing for law school. Silver...