• 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
  • Dr. Greg Halseth
    May 4, 2018
    Change is inevitable. It can be full of difficult, life-altering choices or, it can be full of new, life-changing opportunities. Most importantly, for University of Northern British Columbia Geography Professor Dr. Greg Halseth, how people and communities adapt to... more
  • May 1, 2018
    PRINCE GEORGE – Engineering students in Prince George now have access to a state-of-the-art research facility to create sustainable wood engineering solutions, with the opening of the Wood Innovation Research Laboratory at the University of Northern... more
  • 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