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By Patty Wellborn on September 12, 2019
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.
By Bud Mortenson on September 4, 2019
The age-old technique of dressing in layers is a tried and tested way to protect from the elements. Now thanks to $1.5M in new funding for UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers are pushing the practice to new limits by creating a high-tech body armour solution with multiple layers of protection against diverse threats.
By Sam Charles on August 30, 2019
The School of Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Rudolf Seethaler has been appointed MEng Coordinator. In this newly created role, Dr. Seethaler will work closely with the School’s associate director of graduate studies, Richard Klukas, (and the graduate studies committee) to provide support and direction for the MEng program. His responsibilities will include […]
By Sam Charles on August 29, 2019
Shannon Hohl is the 2019 University of British Columbia Okanagan’s Staff Award of Excellence recipient in the enhancing the UBC Experience category. Hohl was nominated through two separate nomination packages; one prepared by graduate students and another by faculty and staff. “Shannon’s greatest strength is her ability to interface with everyone, and graduate students in […]
By Sam Charles on August 26, 2019
The School of Engineering is pleased to announce that Drs. Jannik Eikenaar and Sabine Weyand have been appointed as Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Advisors.
By Patty Wellborn on August 21, 2019
Researchers at UBC Okanagan are collaborating with Fenix Advanced Materials of Trail, BC, to design and develop a battery that is smaller and more powerful than what’s currently available.
By Patty Wellborn on August 8, 2019
A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency.
By Bud Mortenson on July 24, 2019
A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.
By Bud Mortenson on July 23, 2019
In the search for cleaner and more efficient energy, researchers from UBC and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada are investigating the benefits of injecting hydrogen into natural gas distribution networks.
By Patty Wellborn on July 18, 2019
A formal partnership between UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has established a Green Construction Research and Training Centre (GCRTC) that will provide new research options and create hands-on practical training opportunities for students.