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UBC’s MOT students create popular videoOctober 30, 2012‘Because of OT… I can’ now has over 60 thousand views on YouTube!  This informative video created by members of our class of 2013 took the prize at 2012’s gOT Spirit student challenge! Click to watch… Read More

Awards in the CIHR Institute of Aging competitionsOctober 30, 2012The Dept. of OS&OT would like to acknowledge Ben Mortensen (Clinical Assistant Professor) and Brodie Sakakibara (PhD Student) for their recent awards at the Canadian Association on Gerontology’s 41st Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting. Both Ben and Brodie won prizes for their poster presentations in the CIHR Institute of Aging competitions: Ben winning the Post-doctoral […] Read More

Contemplating LifeOctober 1, 2012We are proud to partner with artist Robb Dunfield to offer this limited edition, fine art print, "Contemplating Life". This piece... Read More

Dr. Tal Jarus Welcomes Local and International Delegates to Collaborative Workshop on Student with Disabilities and University TransitionsSeptember 28, 2012This week, Dr. Jarus welcomes a team of international researchers in the health and human service professions, from the UK, Norway, Ireland, Sweden, Israel and Canada, to meet and exchange ideas and innovative research in order to better understand and evaluate the process of transitioning into and out of university for students with disabilities. The […] Read More

High impact article of Karen Hammell, Honorary Professor of OS&OT, recognized by CAOTMarch 2, 2012Karen Hammell recently received good news from CAOT... Read More

OS&OT Faculty Ready to Enhance Teaching & LearningFebruary 16, 2012Several of our OS&OT faculty members were successful in the... Read More

Dr. W. Ben Mortenson, Clinical Assistant Professor, wins Age+ Prize from CIHR’s Institute of AgingJanuary 3, 2012... Read More

Professor Catherine Backman named new Head of OS&OT (2012-2017)December 9, 2011We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor ... Read More

Dr. Jarus and Mr. Lee are 2011 International Research Collaboration Workshop Grant recipientsNovember 17, 2011... Read More

BC Stroke Strategy Rehabilitation & ReintegrationOctober 21, 2011Principal Investigator, Dr. Tal Jarus, and her research team from the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia, and the Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia are teaming up to investigate the effects of participation in a stroke recovery program on community reintegration and life satisfaction for stroke survivors […] Read More