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UBCO researchers tune in to children’s screen time and sleep
Dr. Jennifer Jakobi brings people together with a purpose

Dr. Jennifer Jakobi brings people together with a purpose

The exercise neuroscientist is introducing STEM to underrepresented youth and helping older adults age in place.

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A Rebalancing Act

A Rebalancing Act

UBC Okanagan research probing the mysteries of human balance will help us stand better and fall less as we age

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Research with Altitude

Research with Altitude

Dr. Ali McManus and her research team are exploring what happens to children at high altitude.

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UBCO celebrates the researchers of the year
Dr. Sana Shahram is removing the barriers to health equity

Dr. Sana Shahram is removing the barriers to health equity

Assistant professor’s passion for change manifests in community research.

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UBCO experts discuss what’s changed after two years of COVID-19
Dr. Femke Hoekstra collaborates across the continents

Dr. Femke Hoekstra collaborates across the continents

From international to community collaborations, partnerships are at the heart of Dr. Femke Hoekstra’s academic journey.

UBCO researcher discusses the importance of science literacy

UBCO researcher discusses the importance of science literacy

Scientific knowledge can lead to a healthy lifestyle, smart decisions