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Engineering students building toward earthquake summit

Engineering students building toward earthquake summit

UBCO team fundraising for the chance to present their research to the world

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UBCO faculty and staff host international students at Christmas
UBC Okanagan addressing BC’s labour gap

UBC Okanagan addressing BC’s labour gap

Global Engagement Office pairs international students with worker shortfall

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UBCO students travel abroad to explore digital mediums

UBCO students travel abroad to explore digital mediums

Press Play provides unique opportunities for digital humanities students

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UBCO team shines at international event with a living light bulb

UBCO team shines at international event with a living light bulb

Students win gold with their bright idea to tackle the climate crisis

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Made in Canada health-care initiative launches in Europe
UBC Okanagan uncorks new Wine Research Centre headquarters

UBC Okanagan uncorks new Wine Research Centre headquarters

The renowned wine region of BC’s Okanagan Valley now boasts a new research hub, as UBC shifts the headquarters of its acclaimed Wine Research Centre (WRC) from its Vancouver campus to its Kelowna-based campus.

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UBC Okanagan reaches across Atlantic with University of Exeter partnership

UBC Okanagan reaches across Atlantic with University of Exeter partnership

UBC’s Okanagan campus has entered a new partnership agreement with the UK’s University of Exeter that commits CAD$120,000 to develop and expand relationships across both universities. Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan, and Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter signed the agreement in Exeter last week.

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Global research expedition begins release of 15 major studies

Global research expedition begins release of 15 major studies

A group of international researchers went to great heights to better understand how high altitude affects both newcomers and Indigenous populations.

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Lowlanders are no match for Nepal’s Sherpa, says UBC Okanagan study

Lowlanders are no match for Nepal’s Sherpa, says UBC Okanagan study

The Sherpa people of the Himalayas have long been recognized for their unique ability to excel physically in the thin air of higher altitudes. But new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus, published this week in the Journal of Physiology, now suggests that their specially adapted muscles give them up to twice the resistance to muscle fatigue of lowlanders.

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