School News

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New Primary Care Teaching Clinic Is Set To Open In 2024!

April 21, 2022
A new UBC Team-based Primary Care Teaching Clinic is moving forward and will be housed in the new Gateway Health Building, which was recently approved as part of the UBC Budget 2022/23. The clinic proposal has been developed by a number of individuals from health professional programs across UBC, including medicine, family practice, kinesiology, midwifery, […]

KIN-formation Session Recording – March 29

March 31, 2022
On March 29th, 2022, Dr. Paul Kennedy, KIN Advising, and Student Engagement, held a KIN-formation Session in-person and over Zoom for all current KIN students. Together, they touched on what’s coming up next year, how to help you better plan your timetable, and how to get more involved in the School of Kinesiology. If you […]

KIN Students Integrate Business and Kinesiology for Future Careers

March 25, 2022
Business creation in the health and wellness space, and within the broad scope of Kinesiology, is a growing area of focus for KIN students. Today’s job market is extremely competitive. Consequently, it is important to foster innovation, resilience, and versatility. UBC Kinesiology students are so aware of these important attributes that last year, KIN students […]

Canadian team makeup reflects gender gap at Beijing Paralympic Games

March 7, 2022
Female athletes at 2022 Games only represent 24 per cent of total competitors Andrea Bundon, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, studies the Paralympic Games gender gap because of her experience guiding visually-impaired Para-Nordic skiers Courtney Knight (2010) in Whistler and Margarita Gorbounova (2014) in Sochi, Russia. “They had a strong preference […]

“Exploring emotional-modulation of visually evoked postural responses through virtual reality”

March 6, 2022
Congratulations to Emma Nielsen, Drs. Taylor Cleworth, and Mark Carpenter on their recent publication “Exploring emotional-modulation of visually evoked postural responses through virtual reality”! Read their study at: