Chemistry

UBC Okanagan professors explain the science of wine

UBC Okanagan professors explain the science of wine

UBC researchers are taking the opportunity to explain what’s going on in their research labs, in a series of talks hosted in conjunction with this year’s BC Pinot Noir Celebration.  

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Associate professor of chemistry, Stephen McNeil, has been awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada Award for Chemistry Education. Presented to one person, annually, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to education at the post-secondary level in the field of chemistry or chemical engineering. McNeil was selected for his work in leading a reform of the content […]

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Researchers investigate cannabis-infused beverages

Researchers investigate cannabis-infused beverages

A unique partnership between UBC Okanagan, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a private company, has opened the door for the research and development of a cannabis-infused beverage.

UBC hosts global-change expert Corey Bradshaw

UBC hosts global-change expert Corey Bradshaw

Conservational ecologist Corey Bradshaw, professor at Flinders University, comes from an eclectic background. Growing up as the son of a trapper in Canada, he had the opportunity to form a unique view of the environment. From his childhood experiences, he learned that without intact environmental functions, precious resources quickly degrade or disappear.

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for cannabis.