Faculty of Health and Social Development

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.

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.

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.

The heart always matters, but especially on Valentine’s Day

The heart always matters, but especially on Valentine’s Day

UBC Okanagan faculty put their hearts into research and teaching. To mark Valentine’s Day, they are highlighting their expertise on matters of the heart—from what makes it tick to how to keep the emotions pumping.

UBCO researcher launches evidence-based guiding principles for partnered research

UBCO researcher launches evidence-based guiding principles for partnered research

For many scientists, seeing their discoveries make the leap from the lab into the hands of the public can be a major challenge.

UBCO experts offer tips to help make this Christmas worth remembering

UBCO experts offer tips to help make this Christmas worth remembering

2020 will go down as one holiday season that’s hard to forget While it’s true that Christmas 2020 may not go down in history as the most joyous, a team of UBC Okanagan experts suggest it doesn’t have to be a holiday season to regret. The experts’ advice includes everything from online shopping tips and […]

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

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.

Exposing kids to STEM is important, even during a pandemic, says UBCO prof

Exposing kids to STEM is important, even during a pandemic, says UBCO prof

Parents are increasingly looking for ways to promote an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to their children, especially as access to traditional learning environments has been made more challenging.