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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.

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s response

Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

UBC Okanagan awarded Industrial Research Chair in advanced resource recovery from wastewater

UBC Okanagan awarded Industrial Research Chair in advanced resource recovery from wastewater

UBC Okanagan announced today that Engineering Professor Cigdem Eskicioglu has been named the Senior Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in advanced resource recovery from wastewater.

UBCO research team sniffs out competing cannabis breathalyzers

UBCO research team sniffs out competing cannabis breathalyzers

It’s only a matter of time before breath detection devices, targeting drivers who are too high to drive, will be in the hands of enforcement agencies.