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UBCO engineers look at ways to power electric vehicles sustainably
By Christine Zeindler on June 30, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan aims to improve the efficiency and cost associated with charging electric vehicles.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, Media Releases, Research, School of Engineering
UBC Okanagan uncorks new Wine Research Centre headquarters
By Patty Wellborn on June 29, 2020
The renowned wine region of BC’s Okanagan Valley now boasts a new research hub, as UBC shifts the headquarters of its acclaimed Wine Research Centre (WRC) from its Vancouver campus to its Kelowna-based campus.
Posted in Business, Faculty of Management, Media Releases, Research
Workplace well-being when you’re not physically at work
By Patty Wellborn on June 18, 2020
Many Canadians have been working from home in an effort to help flatten the curve and limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Some people have been thriving in their new remote work environment, but there are those who have been experiencing challenges.
Posted in Research
UBCO researchers awarded $4.3M in NSERC Discovery grants
By Jenny Matechuk on June 17, 2020
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced more than $492 million in funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), through its Discovery research program. This funding will support researchers across the country as they pursue research in a wide variety of natural sciences and engineering disciplines, […]
Posted in Announcements, Research, Upcoming Events | Tagged Office of the Vice-Principal Research
Peaks and valleys lead to gold medal win for UBCO student
By Patty Wellborn on June 16, 2020
Although he climbed numerous mountains to conduct high-altitude research, UBC Okanagan’s Mike Tymko admits the peak of his academic career might have arrived in his inbox a few weeks ago.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Media Releases, Research, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Spotlight
Want to come up with a creative idea? Here’s how.
By Patty Wellborn on June 12, 2020
A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is shedding light into how human creativity works and how novel ideas are formed—something the study’s researchers say is becoming increasingly important.
Posted in Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Media Releases, Psychology, Research
Million-dollar grant supports transformative education research at UBCO
By Nathan Skolski on June 8, 2020
As Canada seeks responses to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action, university researchers and local partners have come together to seek respectful ways for educators to align their teaching practices toward reconciliation.
Posted in Media Releases, Research
UBCO researcher discusses the good, and bad, of living connected
By Patty Wellborn on June 4, 2020
Even though much of Canada is loosening stay-at-home restrictions, people are realizing that social distancing and working from home is the new normal. And might be for some time.
Posted in Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Research, Spotlight
Connecting the Okanagan through a ‘one water approach’
By Patty Wellborn on June 2, 2020
Researchers at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering are launching a community-focused research program as they seek to assess the performance of water utilities and municipalities across the Okanagan Valley.
Posted in Media Releases, Research, School of Engineering
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