With the smartphone lab prototype, from left, Engineering Instructor Ali Ahmadi, PhD Candidate Mohamed Yafia Salem, Assoc. Prof. Homayoun Najjaran, and mechanical engineering student Jessica Van Brummelen.
UBC engineers develop biochem point-of-care lab for smartphones
UBC Okanagan takes lab on a chip technology to a new inexpensive level
Your smartphone could soon become a handheld chemistry and biochemistry laboratory capable of detecting evidence of chronic health conditions, infectious diseases, chemical weapons and biohazards.
Shane Stonechild, left, chats with Kelowna Friendship Society (KFS) Executive Director Edna Terbasket, middle, and KFS Education Coordinator Veronica Roesler about UBC Okanagan's Writing 009 course which begins in downtown Kelowna next week.
UBC and Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society create new option for students
The Downtown Education Project opens doors for Aboriginal learners
UBC Okanagan and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society are piloting a project that will open the door for adult Aboriginal students who are interested in pursuing post-secondary studies.
Students Alan Freund, Andry Ramorasata, Lauren Gaudet, and Mallory Herzog are ready with stickers and brochures for Denim Day on campus Wednesday, January 21. Denim Day is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on campus
UBC students wear denim and take a stand against sexual assault
Denim Days comes to campus with Sexual Assault Awareness Month
It's a simple statement of solidarity and support. Students, faculty, and staff at UBC Okanagan are being encouraged to wear denim to campus on today to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).
Claire Meadows will offically begin her UBC Okanagan coaching career on April 1,2015.
Heat hire new coach
Claire Meadows, a rising star in Canada women's basketball community, to lead the Heat
Claire Meadows will become the school's second women's basketball head coach since UBC Okanagan started Canada West and CIS competition in 2011. She replaces Heather Semeniuk who held the position for the past 21 years.
Healthcare in the palm of your hand Engineers at UBC Okanagan have developed a lab small enough to fit in your hand but powerful enough to look at microscopic drops of fluid and detect presence of harmful agents such as pathogens responsible for hepatitis, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.