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Dr. Eli Puterman elected to the Royal Society of Canada

October 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

October 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

June 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. […]

School of Kinesiology announces return of Vancouver Summer Program for 2023

May 31, 2023
The School of Kinesiology is excited to announce it will be participating in the Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) for 2023. VSP is an annual, four-week program that provides international students with the opportunity to discover what it’s like to live and learn in Canada and build friendships across the globe. The School has a long […]

UBC KIN celebrates largest graduating class in history

After crossing the stage on May 25, 2023, UBC Kinesiology graduates were joined by faculty, staff, friends, and family to celebrate and recognize their outstanding achievements at the School’s reception, held at Sage Bistro. The class of 2023 is the largest in KIN history, with 303 undergraduate students and 29 graduate students (MKin, MSc, PhD) […]