Top faculty members receive prestigious Researchers of The Year awards
Engineering, FCCS and Nursing professors named Researchers of the Year
From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan's Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.
Join the national celebration of co-operative education and work-integrated learning (WIL) this week. Students, faculty, and staff are invited find out more about the UBC Okanagan Co-op Education program.
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Tomorrow: Second Annual Recycling 101 event
What goes where and why?
Bring your colleagues and your mug to the courtyard tomorrow for a free cup of coffee/cocoa and learn more about UBC Okanagan’s waste diversion programs while you test your sorting knowledge and take the pledge to improve your 'green' behaviours.
March 26: Celebrate the Golden Apple Awards and VOICE 4 results
Join Campus Health on March 26 as they present this year's Golden Apple Awards and the results from VOICE 4, the latest edition of UBC Okanagan's longitudinal health research project.
The event takes place March 26 at 12 noon in the EME building's lower Richard S. Hallisey Atrium.
Apr. 30: UBC Faculty Pension Plan seminar
Understanding Your Retirement Income Options
The UBC Faculty Pension Plan is holding a seminar on April 30 at 10 a.m. for faculty members interested in finding out more about the income and investment choices available from the pension.
Various income options will be discussed in detail, along with working beyond age 65 and investment considerations during retirement. One-on-one sessions are also available by emailing Lorraine Heseltine by April 13.
Shahria Alam was named UBC Okanagan Natural Sciences and Engineering Researcher of the Year.
Smart-bridge technology could lead to cheaper and safer infrastructure
Researchers look to memory alloys over steel reinforcement
Researchers in the School of Engineering have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.
Ryan Hoiland was named UBC Okanagan PhD Researcher of the Year.
UBC study suggests antioxidants may not help with altitude sickness
Researchers take knowledge of how high altitude affects the brain to new heights
A new UBC study is using a high-altitude expedition to better understand how reduced oxygen levels affect the brain and whether antioxidant supplements—commonly sold and marketed as a remedy for altitude sickness—are effective.
The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) is a Canadian radio telescope located at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
UBC astrophysicist to explain dark matter, energy and dawn of the cosmos
Audience to learn about the early expansion of the universe and the role of CHIME in deciphering its mysteries
For anyone who has ever looked into the night sky and wondered how it all came to be, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is hosting an evening on Saturday with UBC astrophysicist Mark Halpern.
Gallery reception, public talk part of weeklong visit
Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies’ 2018 Visiting Scholars. McArthur is spending this week working with students and faculty.