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.
Posted: February 28, 2017
Dr. Bill Sheel, Professor and head of the Health and Integrative Physiology Lab, has received $190,317 to study the causes of sex-based differences in breathlessness, with the ultimate goal of improving breathlessness in aging.
Posted: February 3, 2017
Peter Crocker, and prior PhD graduates, Katie Gunnell, Amber Mosewich, and Carolyn McEwen collaborate on a study looking at stress in first-year university students. Their research shows that self-compassion can be successful in reducing stress levels in students transitioning from high school to university. See the full story at UBC Public Affairs.
Posted: October 1, 2016
Dr. Eli Puterman was interviewed by CTV News on October 5th regarding his research on telomeres. Researchers in the U.S. and Canada found an association between significant childhood traumas and an increased likelihood of having shortened telomeres later in life. Telomeres are essential components of human cells that cap the ends of our chromosomes. Please […]
Posted: March 23, 2016
By Michael Choi · March 21, 2016, 8:06 p.m. The Ubyssey | A concussion management app, Head Check Health, has been developed by a UBC Master of Kinesiology graduate and PhD candidate, Harrison Brown. Along with cofounders Kerry Costello — chief operating officer and recent MBA graduate from UBC — and Alexey Manov — manufacturing […]
Posted: February 12, 2016
The Canada Research Chairs Secretariat has issued its public announcement of newly appointed Chairholders and it is our great pleasure to congratulate Dr. Eli Puterman on his appointment as Canada Research Chair. Dr. Eli Puterman, Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology, has been appointed as a Tier II CRC in Physical Activity and Health. Dr. Puterman joined the Faculty in July 2015 […]