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By Patty Wellborn on March 24, 2021
A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2021
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.
By Christine Zeindler on March 3, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Canadians, but isolated older persons have been especially hard hit over the past year.
By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2021
For many scientists, seeing their discoveries make the leap from the lab into the hands of the public can be a major challenge.
By Christine Zeindler on February 2, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Social Work Mental Health Clinic is offering virtual counselling and mental health services to support children and youth during COVID-19.
By Patty Wellborn on January 21, 2021
New UBC Okanagan research has identified that street homeless people must learn to ‘perform’ in particular ways through their interactions with service providers to receive the help they need.
By Nathan Skolski on October 29, 2020
New research is proposing a novel screening tool to assess the quality of care in kinship foster care placement settings.
By Christine Zeindler on October 28, 2020
Like so many other areas of life, Halloween festivities may look a little different this year in the midst of COVID-19. As health authorities ask people to take precautions and parents grapple with what is safe for their children, one thing remains constant: Kids love candy.
UBC research identifies gaps when it comes to helping youth diagnosed with early stages of psychosis
By Nathan Skolski on October 14, 2020
Shelly Ben-David, assistant professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Social Work, examines the early stages of psychosis in young people. A young person’s sense of personal identity might be lost or diminished New UBC research is highlighting the need for improved training when it comes to helping young people living with psychosis determine their sense […]
By Christine Zeindler on September 30, 2020
Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one UBC Okanagan nursing professor and women’s health expert.
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