OT Lens – Winter 2016

Please see our Winter 2016 Newsletter here.

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!

2016 Capstone Conference

2016 Capstone Conference

Accolades

Accolades

This summer sees a number of members of our department receiving prestigious research grants and awards. We recognize and congratulate winners of: CIHR New Investigator Award   The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Salary Award program provides outstanding new investigators with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and […]

Match Campaign

The results are in: Alumni and faculty join forces in record-breaking match campaign Between June and January 2016, the UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) set a new record for generous contributions to the Department’s initiatives. With support from the majority of its 12 exceptional faculty members, this year’s campaign philanthropy exceeded […]

What’s Next

What’s Next

PhD candidate takes a novel approach to rehabilitation for older adult amputees
Dr. Ben Mortenson Profiled

Dr. Ben Mortenson Profiled

Dr. Ben Mortenson’s CIHR-funded mobility scooter training study was recently profiled by the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, as well as in the Vancouver edition of 24 Hours. Although the numbers of mobility scooters are increasing with Canada’s aging population, the training that is provided for users of these devices is limited, and accidents, falls, […]