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Congratulations to KIN faculty on recent grant achievements

April 24, 2018
Congratulations to the KIN faculty who have submitted applications and been awarded in recent external research grant competitions. SSHRC Insight Grants Applicant: Dr. Moss Norman (KIN) Co-Investigators: Dr. LeAnne Petherick (EDCP), Dr. Heather McRae (U Manitoba), Dr. Michael A. Hart (U Manitoba) Collaborators: Dr. Andrea Bundon (KIN), Mr. Edward M. Albert (U Manitoba), Mr. Gerald […]


I-HEART Centre Post-Doctoral Scholarship funded by Boehringer Ingelheim

April 23, 2018
The I-HEART Centre (Indigenous Health Education Access Research Training), in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., and the University of British Columbia’s School of Kinesiology is proud to announce the $100,000 I-HEART Centre Indigenous Diabetes Management Scholarship, generously funded by Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. “We are pleased to support the I-HEART Centre’s Indigenous Diabetes Management […]


2018 Class of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame—Three are KIN Alumni

April 11, 2018
The 2018 inductees include three KIN alumni Jean Forrest, Dale Ohman, and Michael "Mickey" McDowell; as well as Hash Kanjee.


KIN 464 students present their posters in the AMS Nest & City Hall

April 10, 2018
This year, students in KIN 464: Health Promotion and Physical Activity completed semester-long group research projects with a number of community partners (including the City of Vancouver Active Transportation Unit and UBC Athletics and Recreation). Their projects explored a variety of topics related to the promotion of active transportation (cycling) and campus recreation. Their engaging […]


KIN hosts the 2017/18 Mentorship Program Wrap-up

March 28, 2018
On March 26, the School of Kinesiology held its annual Mentorship Program Wrap-up event in the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Each year, the event formally wraps the year’s program, recognizes mentor and mentee contributions, and gives participants an opportunity to reconnect one final time before the program concludes. This year, 24 attendees listened to […]


KIN and viaSport receive funding to study disability inclusion

March 25, 2018
UBC KIN and viaSport jointly received nearly $200,000 in federal funding to study disability inclusion in physical activity.


UBC’s new home for sports medicine and exercise science opens

March 19, 2018
The Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new facility for the UBC faculty of medicine, will house physicians and physical therapists who treat about 3,500 patients a month.


School of Kinesiology Recognizes Student Leadership Contribution to the Community in 2017/18

March 14, 2018
photo (L-R): 2017/18 KUS Executive Team & Director, School of Kinesiology: Juancho Ramirez, Leena Yamaguchi, Max Geise, Patrick (skeleton), Andrew Au, Koji Aiken, Dr. Robert Boushel photo credit: Charlie Gunn On March 12, 2018 the School of Kinesiology hosted its 9th annual Student Leadership Recognition Evening, in the elaborate Ponderosa Ballroom. This event recognized the […]



Congratulations Dr. Miles, Dr. Hare, Dr. Warburton and team!


Congratulations to Dr. R Miles (Principal Applicant), Dr. Jan Hare (LLED; Principal Applicant), Dr. Darren Warburton (KIN, Principal Applicant) and their team on receiving a $100,000 Development Grant from the CIHR Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative! Their team includes: Dr. Shannon Bredin (KIN), Dr. Moss Norman (KIN), Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk (HealthLinkBC), P Oh […]