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Life Raft Debate pits professors against each other for survival

Life Raft Debate pits professors against each other for survival

UBCO faculty must prove their expertise is the only way to save society

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14 Not Forgotten memorial ceremony

14 Not Forgotten memorial ceremony

UBCO unveils permanent memorial to victims of the École Polytechnique massacre

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Global population is expected to reach 8 billion next week

Global population is expected to reach 8 billion next week

UBCO sustainability researchers chime in about the world’s burgeoning population

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UBCO experts discuss what’s changed after two years of COVID-19

UBCO experts discuss what’s changed after two years of COVID-19

Experts look at lockdowns, vaccines, online trends, kindness and screen time

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UBCO experts on UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration

UBCO experts on UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration

UBCO experts are available to comment on how to restore and protect ecosystems, rewild gardens and create sustainable consumer behaviour to help achieve a greener relationship with the environment.

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.

Three leading institutions to discuss systemic racism in science

Three leading institutions to discuss systemic racism in science

UBC’s Okanagan campus is hosting a series of webinars on science and systemic racism. The webinars begin on November 26 and are part of an ongoing speaker series on systemic racism organized by the university.

Make-believe zombie apocalypse puts UBC professors to the test

Make-believe zombie apocalypse puts UBC professors to the test

For many, the question of who to bring along in order to rebuild human civilization during a zombie apocalypse has gone unanswered for too long. Now, six UBC Okanagan professors, all from different fields of expertise, aim to settle the issue once and for all—or at least until next year—as they prepare for the second annual Life Raft Debate.

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.