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UBC Kinesiology and UBC School of Health and Exercise Sciences team up on Graduate Research Days

Virtual 2-day event unites Schools from both campuses to celebrate research On May 11th and 12th, UBC Vancouver’s School of Kinesiology and UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences partnered to host the annual, student-led conference for graduate student research. The 2-day event is organized by the Graduate Student Societies. This year it showcased […]

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.

Graduate Teaching Positions 2021/2022

Job Classification: Depending on their program (Masters or PhD) Graduate TA’s will be ranked at the level of GTA I or GTA II Course Openings: Various courses within the Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Nursing curricula Student Eligibility: Must be registered in a Master’s or PhD program Salary: Markers, GTA I, GTA II per BCGEU […]

UBCO researcher re-evaluates estimate of the world’s high-altitude population

UBCO researcher re-evaluates estimate of the world’s high-altitude population

New findings detailing the world’s first-of-its-kind estimate of how many people live in high-altitude regions, will provide insight into future research of human physiology.

UBCO hosts international Thinking Qualitatively conference

UBCO hosts international Thinking Qualitatively conference

UBC Okanagan’s School of Nursing, in partnership with the University of Alberta and the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology will host the international Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference this summer.

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

Dr. Jonathan Little receives one of six inaugural Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Dr. Jonathan Little receives one of six inaugural Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Fellowships recognize early-career researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievement Dr. Jonathan Little is one of six 2020 recipients for the Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship program, which was established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam. The fellowships strengthens UBC’s support for early-career researchers who are ready to launch the next stage of […]

International team to provide at-home training for patients with diabetes

International team to provide at-home training for patients with diabetes

A UBC Okanagan professor is the Canadian lead for a 13-person team that recently won an internationally-competitive one million dollar award to accelerate diabetes research.

Student health and well-being TEACHERS project designed to improve the classroom

Student health and well-being TEACHERS project designed to improve the classroom

Dr. Stewart launches training for educators and academics to positively impact student life on campus   University students are vulnerable to a decline in health and well-being during the beginning of their university careers, and throughout their studies. Academics can be overwhelming, and researchers are finding that social isolation is common. To address this growing […]