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BC Diabetes Research Network Podcast: From Beta Cells to Bicycles with Dr.Robert Boushel

April 2, 2020
Episode 5: Dr Robert Boushel Professor and Director, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia Host Krista Lamb is joined by BC Diabetes Research Network researcher and UBC professor Dr. Robert Boushel, whose research focuses on the effects of exercise on diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. He describes his systems-wide approach to […]


Eveline Pasman’s PhD Research Journey: Interplays in Brain, Balance and Parkinson’s Disease

March 25, 2020
My name is Eveline Pasman and I’m an international student from The Netherlands about to finish my PhD in Kinesiology. My PhD is focused on increasing our understanding of what areas of the brain control healthy balance and how these areas are affected in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. My interest in neurology and neuroscience started […]


Maddison Chow on Indigenous Student Research in Kinesiology

March 18, 2020
My name is Maddison Chow and I am a 5th year Kinesiology student in the Health Sciences stream, minoring in Biology. I am currently a mentee in the Indigenous Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program (IURMP), which provides a four-month opportunity for Indigenous students to explore the world of research through partnership with a UBC faculty member. […]


Aspiring Indigenous Student Researchers Paired with KIN Faculty Mentors

February 26, 2020
The Indigenous Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program (IURMP) is a UBC initiative for Indigenous undergraduate students who wish to gain a glimpse into the world of research by being paired with a faculty member on campus. This is the fourth year the program has run. Past students have credited their ability to obtain paid undergraduate research […]


Congratulations to Drs. Mark Carpenter, J. Tim Inglis, and to Eveline Pasman, Bastiaan Bloem, Martin McKeown and Taylor W.Cleworth on their publication

January 4, 2020
Congratulations to faculty members, Drs. Mark Carpenter and J. Tim Inglis and fellow members of the Origins of Balance Deficits and Falls cluster, Bastiaan Bloem, Martin McKeown and Taylor W.Cleworth on their recent publication: “A Novel MRI Compatible Balance Simulator to Detect Postural Instability in Parkinson’s Disease”, which was recently published in Frontiers in Neurology […]