Research

UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

A team of UBC Okanagan researchers has determined that the type of fats a mother consumes while breastfeeding can have long-term implications on her infant’s gut health.

UBCO engineer cautions pregnant women about speed bumps
UBCO researchers find a new use for waste

UBCO researchers find a new use for waste

Waste materials from the pulp and paper industry have long been seen as possible fillers for building products like cement, but for years these materials have ended up in the landfill.

Spring can be a time for ‘green eggs and chocolate,’ say UBCO experts

Spring can be a time for ‘green eggs and chocolate,’ say UBCO experts

The arrival of spring and Easter is often celebrated with egg-containing delicacies and all-things chocolate.

UBC Okanagan researcher discusses approaches to keep seniors’ injuries to a minimum

UBC Okanagan researcher discusses approaches to keep seniors’ injuries to a minimum

Dr. Jennifer Davis, along with many UBCO researchers, spends much of her time looking for ways to keep our older adult population healthy.

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

As World Water Day is observed around the globe, new research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections between the two.

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

A new study comparing decades of environmental monitoring records has confirmed that Canada’s caribou are not faring as well as other animals like moose and wolves in the same areas—and also teased out why. 

Keeping up with the charge to develop better batteries

Keeping up with the charge to develop better batteries

With increasing global efforts to adopt clean energy, developing sustainable storage systems has become a major challenge in getting electric vehicles on the road and integrating intermittent renewable energy resources into the grid.