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Rick Hansen donates glove to Canadian Museum of History

May 30, 2017
UBC Kinesiology alumnus Dr. Rick Hansen, C.C., O.B.C, BPE ’86, LLD ’87, is donating one of his Man In Motion World Tour gloves to the Canadian History Hall, Radio Canada reported.


We’ve redesigned our website with you in mind

May 26, 2017
The UBC School of Kinesiology is proud to introduce our newly refreshed and reorganized website.


Congratulations Anne Lasinsky, Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winner

May 16, 2017
Congratulations Anne Lasinsky on receiving the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.


Evan Dunfee walks Vancouver Marathon, beats all but 132 runners

May 9, 2017
UBC School of Kinesiology Alum and Canadian Olympian, Evan Dunfee, walked the BMO Vancouver Marathon this past weekend. Evan placed 133 among 3,654 participants in the Vancouver Marathon, meaning Dunfee beat 96 per cent of the field. Congratulations Evan! Read the full story, as featured in Running Magazine, here.


Human Physiology: Fatigue, Proprioception, Respiration

May 5, 2017
We’re pleased to announce a new course for the summer term, KIN 500T-941. This is a 3 credit graduate course that will run as a mini-workshop from May 24 to May 27.


School of Kinesiology recognizes leadership at annual awards banquet

April 12, 2017
On April 5, the Liu Institute for Global Issues brimmed with energy and enthusiasm as the School of Kinesiology hosted its annual Student Leadership Awards banquet.


UBC School of Kinesiology and Beijing Sport University sign statement of cooperation

April 10, 2017
The delegation met with Director of the School of Kinesiology, Dr. Robert Boushel, to sign the Official Statement of Cooperation.


UBC Kinesiology PhD student named top 30 under 30 by BC Business

April 5, 2017
Harrison Brown is a 4th Year PhD student, working with Dr. Jean-Sebastien Blouin in the Sensorimotor Physiology Lab. He is being recognized for his efforts to quantify post-concussion balance using inexpensive sensors.


KIN Spotlight on Dylan Brown

April 3, 2017
Dylan Brown, Active Kids Program Manager, volunteers as Coach with the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Club and Assistant Tournament Director for the Annual National Blind Ice Hockey Tournament.


2017 Kinesiology Mentorship Program

March 30, 2017
UBC Kinesiology students and alumni joined together to celebrate the completion of the 2016-17 UBC Kinesiology Mentorship Program.  The program brings together student mentees and alumni mentors for professional development, networking...