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    Researcher Fred Menard investigates nerve-cell degeneration
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    MSc student studies Martian environments here and abroad
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    Graduating from IKBSAS? You could be eligible for a $10,000 award
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About Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is the largest faculty on UBC’s Okanagan campus, offering eight graduate programs and over 30 disciplinary and interdisciplinary undergraduate programs. Students learn from award-winning faculty and benefit from being part of world-class research taking place on campus. Learn more at About Us, or check out our interactive faculty book.


Discipline-based and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degrees in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Dedicated and supportive staff, incredibly accomplished faculty members, and a collection of undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Research is a learning activity that enlarges our understanding of the world and addresses the many challenges facing our generation.

Support thinking that can change the world.



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