Research collaborations tackle challenges faced by rural BC residents


The challenges facing rural and remote communities do not always make front-page news, but this lack of attention does not make them less important, especially for those who live there.

Supported by the Interior University Research Coalition’s (IURC) Regional/Rural/Remote Communities (R3C) Collaborative Research Grant, three Interior university research teams will address the complex problems faced by British Columbians who live outside large metropolitan areas. The funded projects grapple with disparate topics such as aging, water treatment and mental-health resiliency in the face of climate change.

IHLCDP Associates, Drs. Nelly Oelke and Kathy Rush, of the School or Nursing, each received funds to help with their research projects.

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