Faculty of Health and Social Development

UBCO researchers examine how e-cigarette users quit

UBCO researchers examine how e-cigarette users quit

E-cigarette users engaged on Reddit say gradual reduction is key

Pulse check: How is your mental health?

Pulse check: How is your mental health?

UBCO School of Nursing Professor Dr. Nelly Oelke explains why those in the smaller towns need support more than ever before.

Expressions of Reconciliation
UBCO student receives gift of a lifetime from younger sibling

UBCO student receives gift of a lifetime from younger sibling

Most gifts from a younger sibling are rarely memorable. But for Christmas 2019, Adrian Van de Mosselaer received a present from his brother that would change his life.

UBCO cardiovascular researcher urges women to listen to their hearts

UBCO cardiovascular researcher urges women to listen to their hearts

A UBC Okanagan researcher is urging people to learn and then heed the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF). Especially women.

UBCO hosts international Thinking Qualitatively conference

UBCO hosts international Thinking Qualitatively conference

UBC Okanagan’s School of Nursing, in partnership with the University of Alberta and the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology will host the international Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference this summer.

STEM Education for Indigenous Youth in Canada webinar

STEM Education for Indigenous Youth in Canada webinar

The Office of the Provost and the Faculty of Health and Social Development is hosting a webinar to discuss the importance of STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada, featuring Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Medicine at Queen’s University and Dr. Jason Pennington, Assistant […]

UBC Okanagan collaboration supports seniors nationally

UBC Okanagan collaboration supports seniors nationally

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Canadians, but isolated older persons have been especially hard hit over the past year.

Blazing a path towards health equity

Blazing a path towards health equity

RAISED IN THE SMALL TOWN OF NELSON, IN BC’S KOOTENAYS […]

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, UBCO researcher calls for a level playing field globally

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, UBCO researcher calls for a level playing field globally

As the Canadian government plans for a mass inoculation campaign with the soon-to-be available COVID-19 vaccines, a UBC Okanagan researcher, together with more than 100 health researchers across the country, is asking the government to think globally, not locally.