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Kin in the News: Running Free

September 19, 2019


New Graduate course: “Killam Connection: Healthy Aging from Cells to Societies”

August 21, 2019
  “Killam Connection: Healthy Aging from Cells to Societies” will tackle the complexities of healthy aging across the lifespan and support the training of future scientists in developing practical skills in translating scientific knowledge to successfully engage the public. In this graduate course and seminar series, healthy aging will be explored through these lenses – […]



Margaret Pham named Google Cloud Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year for the College Division

August 7, 2019
Margaret Pham named Google Cloud Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year for the College Division


Miles, Rosalin


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Congratulations to Dr. Rosalin Miles for receiving the Hidden Heroes 2019 Award. Former Chief, Gail Sparrow of the Musqueam band, nominated Rosalin for her role in shaping the non-profit, hosting the annual National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness conference.


Dr. Douglas Clement receives Alumni UBC 2019 Achievement Award

August 6, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Clement, Professor Emeritus of Family Practice (1999) cross-appointed to the School of Kinesiology, for winning one of the Alumni UBC’s 2019 Achievement Awards. The award recognizes inspiring and exceptional individuals who are making positive changes to the world and the society. Dr. Clement has been known widely as an early advocate for community health, he is also co-founder of the […]


Welcome, Dr. Anne Lasinsky

June 27, 2019
The School of Kinesiology is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anne Lasinsky as an Instructor. Dr. Lasinsky has an interest in the structure and function of the human body across the spectrum of physical activity and ability. Exploring how we can maximize the body’s potential in high performance exercise and sport and […]


Congratulations to Reza Malik the recipient of the 2019 VCHRI Top Doctoral Student Award

June 3, 2019
Reza Malik one of the PhD students who works with Dr. Tania Lam at ICORD, was selected as the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) Top Graduating Doctoral Student for 2019.  His research accomplishments and contribution to the scientific community are outstanding. This awards recognize trainees that are outstanding role models, demonstrate research excellence, and […]


KIN graduates May 2019

May 30, 2019
On Thursday, May 23rd, 272 Kinesiology undergraduate students crossed the stage at Chan Center. The graduates came to UBC from all over the world. 233 are from British Columbia; and internationally we have students from the United States, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Japan, Singapore, Kenya, South Africa, Australia, and France. 18 students graduated with co-op […]


Check out all the great things that ICORD is up to!


In 2016, Swedish exercise experts Dr. Anna Bjerkefors and Mats-Erik Bjerkefors came to Vancouver on a BICP-funded international travel award to collaborate with Dr. Tania Lam and her team in ICORD’s Yuel Family Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC) to develop workshops to train fitness leaders how to work with people with SCI. The PARC team successfully ran two pilot workshops in the summer of 2016: […]