Okanagan Water and Biodiversity Forum on tap Sept. 16 and 17
More than 40 experts over two full days
On Sept. 16 and 17, leading-edge experts from UBC, national and international organizations, and three levels of government present talks on issues related to ecology, conservation, biodiversity and water resources.
Carol Laberge and research team members Susan Holtzman, Kathy Rush, Linda Hatt and Louann Janicki will investigate cardiovascular care in rural areas.
UBC-Interior Health team wins grant for cardiology research
Nurses, psychologists and health-care practitioners join in rural care project
For the estimated 350,000 people living with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart arrhythmia -- residing in a rural community can mean limited access to the network of healthcare support which is pivotal to managing this complex and unpredictable condition.
Participants at Run for The Cure 2013 answer why they live smoke free. Photo credit:
Stubbing out breast cancer
Connected by Commitment: Community Engagement
When you're young and full of life, tobacco-related diseases such an emphysema and cancer are abstracts, something that happens to someone else, to old people, and besides, that future is far, far away and impossible.
But when you're young, that's when tobacco and other addictions grab hold the easiest and when, according to new research, the damage is particularly insidious.
Central Okanagan Foundation grant aids UBC's performance students
Theatre productions at Rotary Centre for the Arts enabled by $15,000 donation
UBC performance students will again offer a series of public performances in downtown Kelowna and at the University Theatre on campus, thanks in large part to a $15,000 grant from the Central Okanagan Foundation.
Fourth-year Earth and Environmental Science student Jenna Gall pulled together the one-day Food for Thought gathering to address food policy, marketing, water and land use, the Agriculture Land Reserve, the Okanagan wine industry and food poverty in the area.