• Tobuche (left) and Tabuche (right) peaks in the Khumbu Valley, Nepal Himalaya.
    June 10, 2021

    A new synthesis of current research, co-authored by University of Northern British Columbia researcher Dr. Joseph Shea, highlights the uncertain future of water security in the highest mountains of... more

  • Dr. Kriston Rennie sits on a bench on TELUS Student Street.
    May 26, 2021

    During its nearly 1,500-year history, the Benedictine abbey of Monte Cassino in Italy has been a haven for religious contemplation surrounded by a sea of antagonism and warfare. In his new book, The... more

  • Aaron Larsen
    May 13, 2021

    What began as a class assignment in an undergraduate history class at the University of Northern British Columbia will soon be at the centre of Aaron Larsen’s doctoral research at one of the world’s... more

  • Hugues Massicotte in the field at Aleza Lake Research Forest
    May 5, 2021

    The University of Northern British Columbia is recognizing three distinguished Professors Emeriti at the University’s virtual Convocation on June 25. Dr. Henry Harder (Health Sciences), Dr. Ross... more

  • Satellite image of the Klinaklini Glacier and the Ha-Iltzuk Icefield in  British Columbia
    April 28, 2021

    A supercomputer located at the University of Northern British Columbia helped an international team of researchers discover that the rate of mass loss from Earth’s glaciers is accelerating.  The... more

  • Candyce Huxter takes photos of bats
    March 16, 2021

    As small, brown bats swooped in and around her, Candyce Huxter stood quietly snapping photos and taking notes in her bird and mammal observation journal. She noted the bats, a bit smaller than black... more

  • A bull moose on the grounds of the Prince George Airport Authority
    March 4, 2021

    When a healthy adult moose appears on a wildlife camera, it usually puts a smile on Dr. Roy Rea’s face. With a steady decline in their population, Rea knows that any moose that is capable of breeding... more

  • UNBC Biochemistry and Molecular Biology graduate Dr. Kirsten Reimer went on to complete her PhD at Yale.
    March 3, 2021

    Getting research experience as an undergraduate at the University of Northern British Columbia taught Dr. Kirsten Reimer what it means to be a scientist and inspired her to follow her curiosity to... more

  • A sunny, winter day on UNBC's campus.
    February 18, 2021

    The B.C. Ministry of Health is investing in B.C. Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province. The province... more

  • Global and International Studies Professor Dr. Nathan Andrews in McCaffray Hall
    January 27, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic is changing a myriad of ways we teach, research and collaborate. UNBC Global and International Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Nathan Andrews is exploring some of those changing... more

  • Dr. Catherine Nolin's research interests include political violence, violence of development, mining injustice, social justice, human rights, transnationalism and forced migration.
    January 13, 2021

    With more than two decades as a social geographer, an advocate for social justice and educator, Dr. Catherine Nolin, a Geography Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia, has been... more

  • Economics Professor Dr. Jalil Safaei with his new book in the background
    January 7, 2021

    As wealth and prosperity grow in many parts of the world, the health and well-being of people remain glaringly unequal. In his new book The Political Economy of Health and Healthcare: Unhealthy... more

  • English Assistant Professor Dr. Troy Bordun holding two graphic novels
    January 6, 2021

    Can we make our own luck? Or does luck come down to pure chance? English Assistant Professor Dr. Troy Bordun explores these questions through the lens of Marvel Comics superhero Domino in a soon-to-... more

  • Dr. Stephen Déry along the Nechako River
    Our Research
    December 10, 2020

    From its headwaters in the Coast Mountains to its mouth in Prince George, the Nechako River is a key artery that flows through British Columbia’s Interior Plateau. Home to iconic species such as the... more

  • Prince George campus blanketed in a fresh snow.
    December 8, 2020

    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia saw its research income increase the most of any university of its size in the latest edition of Canada’s Top 50 Research... more

  • Shannon Freeman and Richard McAloney
    November 25, 2020

    Prince George, B.C. – Rapidly evolving technology can make a big difference in the lives of older adults, their caregivers and the health-care systems that support them. A new AGE-WELL National... more