Research

Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.

UBC engineers create ways to keep stone waste out of landfills

UBC engineers create ways to keep stone waste out of landfills

Using polymers and natural stone slurry waste, researchers at UBC Okanagan are manufacturing environmentally friendly stone composites.

Taking evolution to heart

Taking evolution to heart

An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.

UBC study finds health isn’t the only issue with bacteria growth

UBC study finds health isn’t the only issue with bacteria growth

Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.

UBC Okanagan awarded $1.5M to develop high-performance body armour

UBC Okanagan awarded $1.5M to develop high-performance body armour

The age-old technique of dressing in layers is a tried and tested way to protect from the elements. Now thanks to $1.5M in new funding for UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers are pushing the practice to new limits by creating a high-tech body armour solution with multiple layers of protection against diverse threats.

UBC researcher outlines ideas for inclusivity in the classroom

UBC researcher outlines ideas for inclusivity in the classroom

It’s back to school time, and more than 580 of this year’s newest UBC Okanagan students are from various countries around the world.

UBCO teams with industry to develop next-generation battery

UBCO teams with industry to develop next-generation battery

Researchers at UBC Okanagan are collaborating with Fenix Advanced Materials of Trail, BC, to design and develop a battery that is smaller and more powerful than what’s currently available.

UBC-developed sensor provides next-generation ice detection

UBC-developed sensor provides next-generation ice detection

A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency.

UBCO students put cosmic ray research aloft

UBCO students put cosmic ray research aloft

A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.

Researchers examine how hydrogen affects natural gas combustion

Researchers examine how hydrogen affects natural gas combustion

In the search for cleaner and more efficient energy, researchers from UBC and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada are investigating the benefits of injecting hydrogen into natural gas distribution networks.