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By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2020
With many eyes on rising lake levels these days, UBC researchers are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to develop new policy and planning tools to address flooding in the Okanagan Valley.
By Nathan Skolski on May 19, 2020
British Columbians will have the chance to provide feedback to decision makers regarding the next phase of COVID-19 policymaking through an online public deliberation series led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
By Amber Hanson on May 17, 2020
SSHRC has announced that $75M in total funding has been awarded across Canada through the 2019-20 competitions for the Partnership Grants, Partnership Development Grants and SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships. UBC researchers are leading three projects supported by Partnership Grants, with a combined award of $6.1M. Six projects led by UBC researchers are receiving $1.2M through Partnership […]
By Patty Wellborn on May 15, 2020
A UBC researcher says the COVID-19 outbreak provides a distinct example of how different populations are differentially affected by health issues.
By Amber Hanson on May 14, 2020
The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2019 Exploration competition awarded a total of $46.3 million in funding nationally to support 186 research projects that bring disciplines together in nontraditional ways to explore new research directions. NFRF is a federal research funding program that fosters world-leading discovery and innovation by encouraging Canadian researchers to explore, […]
By Patty Wellborn on May 7, 2020
For many people, staying active during COVID-19 isolation can be a struggle. More so for people living with disabilities, says UBC Okanagan’s Kathleen Martin Ginis.
By Amber Hanson on May 5, 2020
Awards for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Scholarly Activity Dear colleagues, Each year, we recognize the achievements of faculty and student researchers who have made significant contributions to research and creative scholarly activity at UBC Okanagan. Please join me in congratulating this year’s outstanding awardees, who will be honoured at a special online awards […]
By Nathan Skolski on May 4, 2020
Physical exercise may not be top of mind for older adults during the COVID-19 outbreak. But according to one UBC Okanagan researcher, strength training can be an effective way to stay healthy while at home.
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