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By Sam Charles on January 8, 2020
UBC Okanagan researchers from the Centre for Transportation and Land Use Research (CeTLUR) will present their research this week at the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The meeting features over 5-thousand presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops featuring topics related to the theme “A Century of Progress: Foundation for the […]
By Sam Charles on November 16, 2019
Hundreds of community members and prospective students toured the UBC Okanagan campus and the School of Engineering on Saturday.
By Sam Charles on November 5, 2019
Never one to let an opportunity pass him by, Ilija Hristovski used a networking opportunity at UBC Okanagan’s Aerospace Industry Night to establish an international research internship in Germany at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).
By Sam Charles on October 28, 2019
Forbes stands out a bit amongst the class of 2023. He calls himself a “mature student,” and he is. Murray Forbes is 75-years-young.
By Sam Charles on October 11, 2019
In his first year of undergraduate studies at UBC Okanagan, Logan Tarasoff was introduced to the sport of powerlifting. According to Tarasoff, the sport encouraged him to establish clear goals to work towards. “If I had a competition coming up in 6 months, I could set some goals then work backwards to determine what I need to do in order to meet those goals.”
By Chris Guenard on September 26, 2019
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan have established a new collaboration to create jobs and intellectual property, and grow the cleantech ecosystem in B.C. and Canada.
By Patty Wellborn on September 19, 2019
Using polymers and natural stone slurry waste, researchers at UBC Okanagan are manufacturing environmentally friendly stone composites.
By Sam Charles on September 16, 2019
New research has uncovered a new, fast and highly-accurate means of measuring contaminants in water. It could mean rapid detection of different types of contaminants that current methods may miss including low-levels of pesticides and hydrocarbons.
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.