Awards and Achievements
Posted: 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 […]
Posted: March 13, 2018
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 […]
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.