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UBC School of Kinesiology is Ranked 1st in North America and 3rd Globally According to the QS World University Rankings 2024

Apr 11, 2024
According to the 2024 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings, the UBC School of Kinesiology, together with the UBC Okanagan School of Health and Exercise Sciences, holds the top position in North America and is ranked third globally for sports-related subjects. The QS University Rankings, renowned for their rigorous assessment methodology, have evaluated 1,500 institutions spanning […]

KIN Student Leadership Breakfast 2024

Apr 08, 2024
The School of Kinesiology held its annual 2023-24 Student Leadership Recognition and Awards Breakfast on April 5, 2024 at the Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. Student Engagement Officer, Emily Speidel hosted the event, featuring an address by the School’s Director, Robert Boushel. These awards celebrate the exceptional contributions of Kinesiology students throughout […]

Dr. Eli Puterman elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Oct 16, 2023
School of Kinesiology Associate Professor, Dr. Eli Puterman, is among ten UBC faculty members who have been named by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as new Fellows and new Members of the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists for 2023. Dr. Puterman was announced by the RSC as a Member of the […]

Dr. Guy Faulkner inducted as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Oct 11, 2023
Kinesiology Professor, Dr. Guy Faulkner has been elected into the Canadian Academy of Health Science (CAHS) for 2023. Election to the Fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community. Dr. Faulkner is among 48 new Fellows who are recognized by this honour for their […]

School of Kinesiology welcomes Dr. Daniel Gamu, Assistant Professor in Energy Metabolism, Exercise & Health

Jun 28, 2023
UBC’s School of Kinesiology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel Gamu as an assistant professor in Energy Metabolism, Exercise and Health. Dr. Gamu joins the School following a postdoctoral fellowship awarded through Michael Smith Health Research in BC in the lab of Dr. William T. Gibson at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. […]