Innovation drives research in the School of Kinesiology

The School of Kinesiology is internationally recognized for its distinguished research and innovation applied to the study of human movement, sport, physical activity, and health. The School is home to over 25 active researchers and 100 graduate students, who are linked through collaborative, multidisciplinary networks with other institutions, research centres, and clusters at UBC and abroad.

In 2018 the Chan Gunn Pavilion opened its doors on Wesbrook Mall to serve as the new hub for sports medicine and exercise science research at UBC.


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Research News

2017 Saltin International Graduate Course in Exercise & Clinical Physiology

This four day international and intensive advanced graduate-level course, wrapped up September 21st in Ottawa.

UBC Research Boosted by more than $42 Million in NSERC Funding

Bill Sheel was among researchers at UBC who met with Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, on behalf of the Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, to announce more than $42 million in support of research at UBC.

Dr. Guy Faulkner receives federal funding to study physical activity and mental health

Dr. Guy Faulkner has received federal funding to study physical activity and its impact on mental health and depression.