• October 19, 2018
    In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, an international research team, including Dr. Rob Olson with the Northern Medical Program (NMP), has shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long... more
  • Research
    October 12, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – A joint $2.4 million research project between the University of Northern British Columbia and Vancouver Island University will focus on understanding the role that seasonal snow cover and glaciers play in the hydrology of key watersheds along B.C... more
  • Fatimat Almentina Ramos Shidi
    October 3, 2018
    Fatimat Almentina Ramos Shidi travelled from Prince George to France to discover answers to some complex questions. A recent Master of Science - Biochemistry graduate from the University of Northern British Columbia, Shidi pursued the opportunity to study abroad... more
  • September 26, 2018
    Glacier experts from the University of Northern British Columbia and The University of Manchester have discovered that the western margin of the Cordilleran ice sheet, that once covered western North America, including all of present-day British Columbia,... more
  • Dr. Mamdouh Shubair
    September 21, 2018
    Long-haul commercial truck drivers can experience considerable health and safety risks related to their work environment. Little is known about best-practice health promotion programs that address the occupational health, safety and wellness of commercial motor... more
  • September 10, 2018
    In British Columbia, much of the research on plant biodiversity has focused on coastal and maritime ecosystems, especially coastal temperate rainforests. However, in B.C. there is a second temperate rainforest ecosystem, the inland temperate rainforest. It has... more
  • Dr. Chris Opio
    August 8, 2018
    One by one, Dr. Chris Opio and Chandehl Morgan carefully remove trees from one-gallon buckets. The Moringa trees, reaching heights of 1.11 metres, have been growing in pots of well-drained soil for seven months in the I. K. Barber Enhanced Forestry Lab at UNBC’s... more
  • July 20, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia and TeejLab Inc. are creating a new Centre of Excellence in Data Privacy, Security and Integrity that will provide thought leadership, best practices, research support and training. The centre, which... more
  • Wood Innovation Research Lab
    July 10, 2018
    Building an ultra-energy efficient industrial-style building in a northern climate is no easy task, but the Wood Innovation Research Laboratory (WIRL) stands as proof it can be done. Home to researchers seeking to discover novel materials and techniques for the... more
  • Spencer Greening
    June 21, 2018
    Spencer Greening is one of 15 graduate students from across Canada who has received a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards in Canada in the Social Sciences and Humanities field.  Greening is an Indigenous... more
  • Hernández-Read
    June 4, 2018
    Public archives play an indispensable role in safeguarding our documentary heritage while at the same time balancing the needs of public access with a degree of personal privacy for the record’s subject. Recently, this traditional responsibility has been inundated... more
  • Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen
    May 22, 2018
    Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen, a cognitive/behavioural neurologist with the Northern Medical Program, received the Fritz Wörwag Research Prize in Germany this month for her medical research on Vitamin D and cognition.  Dr. Pettersen was one of two recipients for the award... more
  • Dr. Oscar Venter
    May 17, 2018
    What are we doing to protect our protected spaces? An international team of researchers, including University of Northern British Columbia Ecosystem Science and Management Associate Professor Dr. Oscar Venter, took a global view of protected spaces in a study... more
  • Signing of agreement between UNBC and University Santiago de Chile
    May 11, 2018
    As a leader in wood engineering innovation, researchers at the University of Northern British Columbia are developing sustainable solutions that have the potential to revolutionize the construction industry in Canada and around the world. To further international... more
  • Dr. Elie Korkmaz
    May 10, 2018
    An international team of researchers, including University of Northern British Columbia Physics Professor Dr. Elie Korkmaz, has gained new insight into the most elusive of the four fundamental forces in nature, the weak force. The Q-weak experiment has revealed the... more
  • Students and faculty members working on sensors at the Wood Innovation Research Lab.
    May 8, 2018
    The Wood Innovations Research Laboratory (WIRL) was still on the drawing board two years ago when it was first used as a teaching tool for University of Northern British Columbia students. Throughout the design and construction phases, students provided their... more