Prof. Martin Ginis named Distinguished University Scholar
Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis in the Faculty of Health and Social Development's School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has been named a UBC Distinguished University Scholar.
This prestigious distinction recognizes exceptional members of UBC faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning, or who have the potential to demonstrate such leadership.
Two distinguished Justices to discuss the role of the Supreme Court in Canada and in Germany
The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences have invited Justice Andromache Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada and Justice Johannes Masing of the German Federal Constitutional Court to campus to give public talks on February 27.
The Central Okanagan School District will be presenting its 2017 District Science Fair at UBC on March 10 and 11. Faculty, staff and students are invited to help mentor the young inspiring scientists as judges. Sign up at: www.sd23sciencefair.com/judges
Spaces are also available to faculty, staff and students looking to present hands-on activities, demonstrations or faculty-specific information. To find out more or reserve a spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sort it Out and Power Down labs at UBC Okanagan
Laboratory activities can have a huge impact on the environment.
On February 21, have a coffee and learn how to reduce the impact of your research on the environment courtesy of the Sustainability Office and Risk Management Services.
As part of the Fresh Outlook Foundation's Driving the Business of Collaboration event on March 2, the School of Engineering is offering an on-campus session on collaborating with UBC from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.
The UBC community is invited to attend the breakfast and the workshop. Student rates are available.
Health and Exercise Sciences professors Jennifer Jakobi, sitting, and Gareth Jones, right, review results from recent electromyography tests on patients with Parkinson's disease with their student researchers.
Hand-grip test can indicate decline in physical function of Parkinson's patients
A basic hand-grip test has proven to be a reliable tool to monitor the decline of patients with Parkinson's diseases.
Digital photography could be a key factor in rural health care
Photographs may lead to better treatment and care for patients in rural communities, a UBC Okanagan study shows.
Prof. Kathy Rush, who teaches in the School of Nursing, recently completed a study with older patients who live with atrial fibrillation -- a chronic condition that causes irregular heartbeat, fatigue, dizziness and shortness of breath.
Heat women's volleyball team serving aces Emily Oxland and Megan Festival -- two fifth-year players in the Heat Women's Volleyball program -- will end this season in the all-time top five for service aces in Canada West.
Cannabis and mental health Barber School psychologist Zach Walsh speaks about the emerging research for cannabis and mental health.