Posted by Mark Meheriuk on April 24, 2017
Congratulations to Kamaldeep Gill, who has won a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada Graduate Scholarship at the Masters level. Kamaldeep, who is supervised by Dr. Jill Zwicker, is studying the brain networks and pathways that underly motor difficulties in children with both Developmental Coordination Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Read more about her […]
Professor Catherine Backman receives University of Southampton Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on April 12, 2017
Just announced: UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Professor Catherine Backman has received a University of Southampton Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship. The Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship was established to celebrate the University of Southampton’s 60 years as a royal chartered university. This fellowship promotes high caliber academic collaboration, contributing to advances […]
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on April 10, 2017
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on April 4, 2017
Course Description This workshop presents an eco-social perspective to guide intervention and research. The creation of healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities requires in-depth understanding of contemporary social challenges such as ecological and economic crises, long-term unemployment, poverty, and forced displacement. Vivid international examples of project development are offered and participants encouraged to apply knowledge gained […]
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on March 2, 2017
Ben Mortenson was featured on CBC Radio Vancouver’s “Early Edition” to discuss the results of his study investigating the online dating profiles of older adults. Ben’s work with Drs. Laura Hurd Clark and Mineko Wada is helping to change what we think of as “successful ageing.” Listen to Ben debunk ageist assumptions with Rick Cluff.
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on December 20, 2016
Congratulations to Stephanie Glegg (BScOT, 2004), who recently received the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP)’s Career Enhancement Award in support of her PhD research. Glegg’s project, titled “Using Social Network Analysis to Advance Knowledge Translation in Pediatric Rehabilitation,” draws on her training in the UBC Occupational Therapy program, as well as her ten […]
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on September 20, 2016
Want to be an OT? Thinking about applying to the MOT program? This opportunity will assist you to learn more about the MOT program and ask questions about applying to the MOT program directly to OT faculty & instructors! Come build your volunteer work resume with us! Volunteers are needed to act as a […]
Posted by Mark Meheriuk on August 2, 2016
The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is very proud to acknowledge Master of Occupational Therapy student Kristy Inouye, who has won a UBC Affiliated Fellowship. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers approximately 50 Affiliated Fellowships each year to meritorious students on the basis of academic excellence and research potential. Congratulations, Kristy!