Youth Health

UBCO researchers study how prolonged sitting can impact children’s brains

UBCO researchers study how prolonged sitting can impact children’s brains

Taking an exercise break maintains healthy blood flow in the brains of sedentary kids

Navigating the middle years and beyond

Navigating the middle years and beyond

UBCO experts provide tips on helping students entering middle or high school for the first time

Mothers experiencing depression can still thrive as parents

Mothers experiencing depression can still thrive as parents

UBCO researcher explores how external supports offset the risks to children’s health posed by maternal depression

Canada ‘falling behind’ in efforts to lessen teen vaping, UBCO researcher says

Canada ‘falling behind’ in efforts to lessen teen vaping, UBCO researcher says

Marketing, peer pressure, school environments contribute to Canada sustaining some of world’s highest youth vaping rates

Dr. Jessica Lougheed wants to better understand our emotions

Dr. Jessica Lougheed wants to better understand our emotions

Assistant Professor strives to incorporate 2SLGBTQIA+ issues into research and teaching

Why do youth decide to get help?

Why do youth decide to get help?

Foundry – Improving youth mental health

Emo-jional rescue: UBCO researchers create tool to measure the emotion in emojis
UBCO researchers tune in to children’s screen time and sleep

UBCO researchers tune in to children’s screen time and sleep

Team looking at how screen and sleep habits have changed during COVID-19

New COVID-19 Video game

New COVID-19 Video game

COVID Chronicles looks to meet people where they’re at and build trust

Research with Altitude

Research with Altitude

UBCO studying Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) in children