• Dr. Thomas Tannert
    April 11, 2018
    The federal government is investing nearly $800,000 to pay for new equipment at the University of Northern British Columbia’s Wood Innovation Research Laboratory (WIRL) in downtown Prince George. The funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will... more
  • Research
    March 27, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – A group of researchers from the University of Northern British Columbia has received $1 million to fund the next five years of continued study and exploration of important issues surrounding the Nechako River basin. Through a grant, the... more
  • Research
    March 12, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – A founding faculty member of the Northern Medical Program who has spent almost 15 years teaching, conducting research and providing service at the University of Northern British Columbia has been named the University’s new Vice President Research... more
  • Research
    March 1, 2018
    Researchers at the University of Northern British Columbia have discovered that root powder from the Moringa “miracle tree” can kill most E. coli bacteria in contaminated water. Ecosystem Science and Management Professor Dr. Chris Opio and Chandehl... more
  • Dr. Mark Groulx
    February 28, 2018
    From the melting Athabasca Glacier in Alberta’s Jasper National Park to the shrinking polar bear habitat in Canada’s arctic, tourists from around the world are flocking to destinations affected by climate change. UNBC Assistant Professor in the School of... more
  • Georgia Betkus, Dr. Shannon Freeman and Kevin Adam
    February 19, 2018
    At the University of Northern British Columbia, students get the opportunity to conduct research and have their work published at early stages of their studies. Take Georgia Betkus and Kevin Adam, who collaborated with UNBC Assistant Professor of Nursing Dr.... more
  • Research
    February 15, 2018
    Prince George, BC – The University of Northern British Columbia is playing a leading role in the B.C.-led Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster Initiative. The initiative was announced earlier today by the Government of Canada. It is meant to spur new regional,... more
  • February 14, 2018
    Dr. Mark Shegelski was about as far away as he could get from a sheet of curling ice when he had a eureka moment that eventually led to a scientific breakthrough about how we understand the physics of the roaring game. The UNBC Physics Professor was vacationing in... more
  • February 1, 2018
    New research from Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth.  In a study recently published in the Tobacco Control journal, Dr. Callaghan and his... more
  • January 17, 2018
    Students in BC’s interior looking for a career in tech-related programs have many more opportunities, thanks to new provincial funding announced this week. UBC’s Okanagan campus, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC... more
  • Basil Hassoun and Emily Norum
    January 11, 2018
    The University of Northern British Columbia and the Impact Centre at the University of Toronto and are creating new national entrepreneurial experiential learning opportunities for post-secondary students. Together they are launching a new remote entrepreneurial... more
  • December 15, 2017
    Prince George, BC – Students at British Columbia’s three Interior universities will benefit from enhanced research opportunities and increased mobility, thanks to a newly signed agreement that will be a game changer for higher education in the region. The Interior... more
  • Jessy Rajan sorting food waste
    December 13, 2017
    Sustainability is at the heart of Jessy Rajan’s mission in life. A 2016 University of Northern British Columbia Master of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies graduate, Rajan channeled that passion into a recently published paper examining food waste at the... more
  • Dr. Brian Menounos works in the field
    Faculty, Publication, Research
    November 9, 2017
    The Cordilleran ice sheet, which once covered all of present-day British Columbia, melted sooner than previously thought, according to a research paper led by University of Northern British Columbia Geography Professor Dr. Brian Menounos and published in the journal... more
  • Dr. Russ Callaghan
    November 8, 2017
    New research from Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that use of marijuana is associated with the development of testicular cancer. As part of a retrospective study, Dr. Callaghan and his team looked at data from young men conscripted for... more
  • October 25, 2017
    At TRIUMF, Canada’s national research laboratory for particle and nuclear physics located in Vancouver, scientists from Canada and Japan have recently completed building a new experimental facility, the Ultracold Neutron (UCN) facility, which is currently being... more