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Latest Department Newsletter Out Now

Latest Department Newsletter Out Now

The Spring 2017 issue of our Department Newsletter, OT Lens, is now available. It contains details about: – an upcoming two-day professional development workshop – award-winning research and activities by our faculty and students – recent interviews and dissemination activities – the latest from the Rehabilitation Sciences Online Programs

Health Innovation for All

Health Innovation for All

Registration Now Open: Advanced Community-based Occupational Therapy: New Perspectives for Practice & Research – An Eco-Social Workshop.
Laura Bulk wins 3M National Student Fellowship

Laura Bulk wins 3M National Student Fellowship

Congratulations to PhD student Laura Bulk (MOT 2014), who has won a 3M National Student Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE). Laura is one of ten Canadian scholars to have received this fellowship, in recognition of her strong leadership on campus and in the community, and the integration of […]

MSc Student Kamaldeep Gill Wins CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters Award

MSc Student Kamaldeep Gill Wins CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters Award

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

Professor Catherine Backman receives University of Southampton Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship

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 […]

UPDATE: Workshop cancelled

UPDATE: Workshop cancelled

Regrettably, this workshop is cancelled. Thank you for your interested in this Continuing Professional Development opportunity. If you have any questions, please contact letitia.henville@ubc.ca or catherine.backman@ubc.ca.    

Ben Mortenson on CBC Radio

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.