Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

UBCO experts on UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration

UBCO experts on UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration

UBCO experts are available to comment on how to restore and protect ecosystems, rewild gardens and create sustainable consumer behaviour to help achieve a greener relationship with the environment.

Academic excellence and volunteerism lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Academic excellence and volunteerism lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

For as long as Rebecca Chadney can remember, she has loved both arts and sciences.

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

Virtual ceremony recognizes more than 1,800 graduating students UBC Okanagan is marking its second virtual convocation next week. More than 1,850 graduates — including 1,600 undergraduates as well as more than 100 masters’ and doctoral students — will tune in to celebrate the success of their educational journey. “This has been a remarkable year for […]

UBC invites wine lovers to learn and wine taste virtually

UBC invites wine lovers to learn and wine taste virtually

UBC’s alumni association is raising a glass to toast the university’s many alumni in the winemaking industry in celebration of National Rosé Day.

UBCO researcher uses geology to help astronomers find habitable planets

UBCO researcher uses geology to help astronomers find habitable planets

Astronomers have identified more than 4,000, and counting, confirmed exoplanets — planets orbiting stars other than the sun — but only a fraction have the potential to sustain life.

UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

UBCO research shows a mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes

A team of UBC Okanagan researchers has determined that the type of fats a mother consumes while breastfeeding can have long-term implications on her infant’s gut health.

UBCO hosts CBC journalist Nora Young as next distinguished speaker

UBCO hosts CBC journalist Nora Young as next distinguished speaker

In an increasingly data-driven world, data literacy plays an important role in ensuring people understand how their interactions with technology may lead to the gathering, sharing or selling of their personal information.

Spring can be a time for ‘green eggs and chocolate,’ say UBCO experts

Spring can be a time for ‘green eggs and chocolate,’ say UBCO experts

The arrival of spring and Easter is often celebrated with egg-containing delicacies and all-things chocolate.

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

UBCO researcher recommends systematic approach to forest and water supply management

As World Water Day is observed around the globe, new research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections between the two.

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

Declining caribou population victim of ecological chain reaction

A new study comparing decades of environmental monitoring records has confirmed that Canada’s caribou are not faring as well as other animals like moose and wolves in the same areas—and also teased out why.