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By Nathan Skolski on December 20, 2019
UBC Okanagan student Hafsah Khan is immersed in an operating room at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York where a spine surgery is currently underway; although she is not physically there.
By Christine Zeindler on 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. […]
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By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2019
UBC Okanagan engineering students have solved the problem that took several lives and cost Canadian charities thousands of dollars of lost income. This time last year, charities across Canada pulled their clothing donation bins off the street after a number of people had climbed inside the bins and died. “When this last death happened in […]
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2019
Getting a good night’s sleep is sound advice for most people, but a new UBC study says sleep is vital for those who are recovering from a stroke. Jennifer Davis is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Management at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Her goal is to improve the health of Canadians and her research […]
By Nathan Skolski on December 11, 2019
New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus has developed a innovative model to map the impact of trauma on a pregnant woman and her uterus if she were involved in an accident—with the hopes of making everything from airbags to seatbelts safer for all.
By Nathan Skolski on December 10, 2019
A lack of physical activity, a poor diet and too much stress are taking their toll on the health of Canadians, says a new UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on 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).
By Nathan Skolski on November 18, 2019
In an era when divisions in society seem more prevalent than ever, two UBC humanities professors are using the power of arts, history and philosophy to build bridges and address the world’s most pressing issues.
By Patty Wellborn on November 14, 2019
A special working relationship between a UBC grad student, the RCMP and the Kelowna Child Advocacy Centre may lead to enhanced support and faster treatment for victims of child abuse.
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