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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.

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.

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.

Breakthrough design at UBCO vastly improves mechanical heart valve

Breakthrough design at UBCO vastly improves mechanical heart valve

New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability.

New tool removes chemotherapy drugs from water systems

New tool removes chemotherapy drugs from water systems

‘What goes in, must come out’ is a familiar refrain. It is especially pertinent to the challenges facing UBC researchers who are investigating methods to remove chemicals and pharmaceuticals from public water systems.

UBCO team creates live technology to track shipping containers

UBCO team creates live technology to track shipping containers

Class project may change the entire shipping industry A UBCO student project developed a method to make shipping containers immediately identifiable by using artificial intelligence. With hundreds of thousands of packages and shipments crossing the globe, especially during the holiday season, the industry has turned to UBC Okanagan researchers to develop better ways to track […]

UBCO research takes the chill off icy build-up on planes and wind turbines

UBCO research takes the chill off icy build-up on planes and wind turbines

New UBC Okanagan research is changing the way aircraft and wind turbine operators are addressing the risks related to ice build-up.

UBCO researchers suggest stool transplants can battle serious infections

UBCO researchers suggest stool transplants can battle serious infections

Genetic analysis helps ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants

Professor Abbas Milani joins the Royal Society of Canada

Professor Abbas Milani joins the Royal Society of Canada

Professor Abbas Milani one of nine UBC faculty elected to the Royal Society of Canada.