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Barely-educated humans impact bear behaviour

Barely-educated humans impact bear behaviour

The American black bear can rest easier thanks to conservation research conducted at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A recent study indicates that while urban sprawl results in more human-bear interactions, human education can hinder negative encounters.

Team of researchers developing new tools to save millions on road design

Team of researchers developing new tools to save millions on road design

Computer scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and statisticians at UBC’s Okanagan campus are teaming up to create a tool to make highway construction less complicated and cheaper.

Stellar student researcher wins $10,000 leadership prize

Stellar student researcher wins $10,000 leadership prize

Pushor Mitchell award goes to UBC honours undergrad Yasha Pushak