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December 20, 2019
UBCO stories you may have missed in 2019 UBCO Okanagan has grown to a student population of more than 10,000. With this growth, has come new research opportunities—currently there are more than 1,600 active projects. UBCO researchers are challenging established assumptions, innovating solutions and creating new knowledge that will have broad impacts on our society. […]
Posted in Arts, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Medicine, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Media Releases, Research, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, Southern Medical Program
December 18, 2019
For those concerned about sugar intake, particularly people on a diet or with diabetes, ringing in the holidays with the clinking of glasses may be a significant challenge. But for UBC Okanagan diet and exercise scientist Mary Jung, a few simple strategies can help maintain a healthy dose of holiday cheer while keeping sugar consumption to a minimum.
December 2, 2019
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
Posted in Computer Science, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Media Advisory, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, Physics, Political Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
November 20, 2019
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) will host its first teaching-focused symposium. Led by Greg duManoir, attendees of the symposium will be exposed to some of the principles of how people learn.
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November 20, 2019
While the diagnoses and treatment of sport-related concussion have well-established guidelines and protocols, a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is looking at what has previously been an understudied group—women survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). Their hope is to pilot test a simple screening tool to help front-line services, like women’s shelters, identify traumatic brain injury (TBI) earlier.
September 25, 2019
The School of Health and Exercise Sciences faculty wants to ensure you stay healthy this School year With mid-terms fast approaching, staying healthy can slide off the growing to-do list. Whether you are a new student or an experienced one, faculty members within the School of Health and Exercise Sciences want to ensure you stay […]
Posted in School of Health and Exercise Sciences
September 16, 2019
An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.
September 9, 2019
UBC’s Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
July 16, 2019
A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.
July 9, 2019
New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).