Awards and Achievements
Posted: February 3, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Warburton (KIN; PI) and his team on receiving a $109,911 CIHR Catalyst Grant to study Indigenous Approaches to Wellness! His team includes Dr. Jan Hare (LLED; Co-PI), Dr. Shannon Bredin (Co-applicant; Knowledge User; KIN), R Miles (Principal Knowledge User), Dr. Moss Norman (KIN; Co-Applicant), P Oh (University of Toronto; Co-Applicant), Dr. […]
Posted: October 23, 2017
Dr. Andrea Bundon, Dr. Carolyn McEwen, and a team of research assistants and friends competed in UBC Rec’s Para Sport Games, claiming first place in the Staff Division. Congratulations!
Posted: October 18, 2017
Dr. Chris West and Dr. Brian Kwon have been awarded $1.926 million from the US Department of Defense to study how the functioning of the heart after a spinal cord injury can impact motor outcomes.
Posted: September 22, 2017
Gordie Penn was part of UBC’s return to football credibility, greatness in fact, during the late 1970s. Under the coaching of Frank Smith the Thunderbirds evolved to the point where they reached the national championship Vanier Cup in 1978. In 1975, Penn’s second season when the reclamation was beginning, he established a new UBC season […]
Posted: September 15, 2017
Bill Sheel was among researchers at UBC who met with Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, on behalf of the Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, to announce more than $42 million in support of research at UBC.
Posted: August 15, 2017
Dr. Guy Faulkner has received federal funding to study physical activity and its impact on mental health and depression.
Posted: August 2, 2017
Karim Khan, Professor in the Department of Family Practice and outgoing Co-Director of the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, has been appointed the new Scientific Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Posted: July 13, 2017
Award recipients are selected on criteria of scholarly contributions to date and the quality of thesis-related research.