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 […]

Registration Now Open

Registration Now Open

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 […]

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.

Congratulations to Stephanie Glegg

Congratulations to Stephanie Glegg

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 […]

OT Lens – Winter 2016

Please see our Winter 2016 Newsletter here.

Volunteer “Patients” needed  for Occupational Therapy practical exams!

Volunteer “Patients” needed for Occupational Therapy practical exams!

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 […]

Student Research

Student Research

Congratulations, Kristy!

Congratulations, Kristy!

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!