Congratulations, Laura!

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is very proud to acknowledge Laura Bulk, second year Master of Occupational Therapy student, who received a UBC Affiliated Fellowship Award. 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 MOT Class of 2013!

Congratulations MOT Class of 2013!

Wishing the entire Class of 2013 all the best in their new career!  Congratulations Kylee Abrahamson, Mytyl Aiga, Katryna Benedik, Amanda Boyd, James Bradley, Bethany Brown , Marie Brown , Stacey Burnes, Chantelle Cavazzon, Carolyn Chew, Kai Men Chieh, Aaryn Cleland, Stephanie Davidson, Sarah Erickson, John Espadero, Kristina Faulkner, Chantelle Fortin, Chad Foster, Babita Gill, […]

Bita Imam, PhD Candidate in Rehab Sciences, Awarded VCHRI Rising Star!

Bita Imam, PhD Candidate in Rehab Sciences, Awarded VCHRI Rising Star!

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is very proud to acknowledge Bita Imam, PhD Candidate in the Rehabilitation Sciences Research Graduate Program, who recently received the VCHRI Rising Star Award. The prestigious award is given to student trainees who are deemed to be outstanding role models. Bita was recognized for her research achievements, […]

UBC’s MOT students create popular video

UBC’s MOT students create popular video

‘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…

Awards in the CIHR Institute of Aging competitions

The 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 […]

Dr. Tal Jarus Welcomes Local and International Delegates to Collaborative Workshop on Student with Disabilities and University Transitions

This 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 […]