Research

New funding for immersive technologies makes virtual a reality at UBCO

New funding for immersive technologies makes virtual a reality at UBCO

Funding from the Government of Canada will help establish one of the world’s first truly interdisciplinary immersive technologies graduate program at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

A new study led by UBC researchers and the Ontario-based Abilities Centre is sounding the alarm over the damaging effects of COVID-19 for Canadians with disabilities.

UBCO researchers examine how pandemics impact the homeless

UBCO researchers examine how pandemics impact the homeless

A team of UBC Okanagan researchers is looking at strategies that could help the homeless during a pandemic.

No time to exercise? No problem, says UBCO researcher

No time to exercise? No problem, says UBCO researcher

As pandemic restrictions continue, many are looking for innovative ways to get regular exercise—especially as Zoom meetings seem to creep more into personal time.

Parental consumption shapes how teens think about and use cannabis

Parental consumption shapes how teens think about and use cannabis

Turns out the old adage, “monkey see, monkey do,” does ring true — even when it comes to cannabis use. However, when cannabis use involves youth, it’s see, think, then do, says a team of UBC Okanagan researchers.

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

Michelle St. Pierre has been named UBC Okanagan’s student researcher of the year.

UBCO cardiovascular researcher urges women to listen to their hearts

UBCO cardiovascular researcher urges women to listen to their hearts

A UBC Okanagan researcher is urging people to learn and then heed the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF). Especially women.