• November 26, 2018
    Two UNBC researchers, together with northern and provincial partners, have embarked on a five-year research project focused on further enhancing Indigenous health in northern B.C. Dr. Sarah de Leeuw and Dr. Margo Greenwood received $1.3 million as part of a Healthy... more
  • Jacqueline Pettersen
    November 16, 2018
    Northern Medical Program associate professor Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen was awarded the Dr. Wolfgang Hevert Prize 2018 for a proposed study on vitamins D and K2 in relation to cognition. She is the first researcher from North America to receive the prize since its... more
  • November 13, 2018
    The University of Northern British Columbia is celebrating the appointment of a new Canada Research Chair (CRC) and also the renewal of two CRCs. Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, an associate professor in Geography and the Northern Medical Program (NMP) has been named as the new... more
  • Boreal Forest Canada
    November 1, 2018
    The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to an international team of scientists. The team recently mapped intact ocean ecosystems, complementing a 2016 project charting... more
  • October 25, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has been recognized for making significant gains in research funding in a national ranking of Canadian universities.  UNBC’s research funding for Fiscal 2017 increased by 29.8%, from $7.6 million to... more
  • 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