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By Nathan Skolski on April 26, 2019
Scraping an icy windshield can be a seasonal struggle for those that live in colder climates. But engineers from UBC’s Okanagan campus are aiming to ease that winter frustration with a new surface coating that can shed ice from large areas using little effort.
By Nathan Skolski on April 25, 2019
A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making that dream a reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.
By Christine Zeindler on April 17, 2019
Almost 50 years ago, millions gathered to protest the negative impacts of industry and development on the world. Since then, the tradition has continued with Earth Day, a global celebration that is recognized by more than one billion people in 192 countries. It is a day of civic and political action to focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainability, pollution, climate change and clean energy.
By Patty Wellborn on March 25, 2019
Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants.
By Patty Wellborn on March 14, 2019
While it’s not a case of reinventing the wheel, researchers are looking at ways to improve standard braking equipment on trains and cars.
By Nathan Skolski on March 8, 2019
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent challenges, newest ideas and most ground-breaking technologies in the world.
By Nathan Skolski on March 7, 2019
As population density in urban areas continues to intensify, municipal and provincial governments are looking towards alternatives to traditional stormwater systems.
By Sam Charles on March 4, 2019
Apart from assignments and exams, fourth-year civil student Ishrak Iltut is relatively relaxed considering he has already lined up a full-time job upon graduation.
By Nathan Skolski on March 1, 2019
Community housing is an old concept. But UBC Okanagan students are modernizing the idea with their creation of Kelowna’s first co-housing development plans, called the Aviary.