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UBC Okanagan receives more than $1 million in federal grant funding for social sciences and humanities research

UBC Okanagan receives more than $1 million in federal grant funding for social sciences and humanities research

UBC Okanagan has received over $1 million in federal grant funding across multiple disciplines from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The funding, awarded earlier this year, will support an array of social, cultural, economic, sustainability and arts-based research projects.

Globalization partly to blame for quality of education in the Global South

Globalization partly to blame for quality of education in the Global South

The development of education as a business can lead to over-worked faculty and poorly-trained students, a UBC study has determined.

Psychology students give back this holiday season

Each year the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), in partnership with the Mental Health Department of Interior Health Kelowna, hosts a Christmas Celebration for youth, adults, and older adults who are experiencing and recovering from mental health issues. The Christmas celebration included a turkey dinner and a small gift for each person. For many, this […]

Lecturing likely not effective for developing problem-solving skills in students

Lecturing likely not effective for developing problem-solving skills in students

Traditional university lectures are likely not an effective way to help post-secondary students acquire problem-solving skills.

Cultural adaptations in juvenile justice may not be working

Cultural adaptations in juvenile justice may not be working

Cultural adaptations in juvenile justice may not be working

UBC researcher says management of pine beetle not working

UBC researcher says management of pine beetle not working

A method to control the spread of mountain pine beetles—pheromone baiting—may actually help the pest’s population increase, UBC research shows.

Envisioning a resilient Okanagan

Envisioning a resilient Okanagan

The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of the Okanagan landscape.