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Gabriel Dix Celebration of Life

Gabriel Dix was a much loved, admired and respected member of the School. He was a graduate of both the Bachelor of Human Kinetics and the Masters of Health and Exercise Sciences. Gabriel will be missed immensely, but his influence will remain, and his memory will be cherished amongst his friends and colleagues here at […]

Collaboration leads to UBCO Cookbook

Collaboration leads to UBCO Cookbook

Coursework results in resource for students, faculty and staff. With the goal to provide education and inspiration for healthy eating choices, Dr. Sally Stewart teamed up with campus partners to create the UBCO Cookbook. Together with UBCO Food Service’s Julie Stachiw, RD, students in Dr. Stewart’s 3rd year nutrition course  developed a cookbook which marries […]

UBC Kinesiology and UBC School of Health and Exercise Sciences team up on Graduate Research Days

Virtual 2-day event unites Schools from both campuses to celebrate research On May 11th and 12th, UBC Vancouver’s School of Kinesiology and UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences partnered to host the annual, student-led conference for graduate student research. The 2-day event is organized by the Graduate Student Societies. This year it showcased […]

Graduate Teaching Positions 2021/2022

Job Classification: Depending on their program (Masters or PhD) Graduate TA’s will be ranked at the level of GTA I or GTA II Course Openings: Various courses within the Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Nursing curricula Student Eligibility: Must be registered in a Master’s or PhD program Salary: Markers, GTA I, GTA II per BCGEU […]

Dr. Jonathan Little receives one of six inaugural Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Dr. Jonathan Little receives one of six inaugural Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Fellowships recognize early-career researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievement Dr. Jonathan Little is one of six 2020 recipients for the Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship program, which was established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam. The fellowships strengthens UBC’s support for early-career researchers who are ready to launch the next stage of […]

Welcome Back From the Director

Dear School of Health and Exercise Sciences community, Undoubtedly, this September looks different to the typical start to the academic year and we all share some anxieties about how things will unfold. Yet the feeling of excitement that typically comes with “back-to-school” endures. Each year, students and faculty embarking on a new term brings exciting […]

Postdoctoral fellows hired as faculty across Canada

It is with great pride that the School shares the success of several of our postdoctoral fellows who have been hired by institutions across Canada. All three began their tenure-track positions on July 1, 2020. Sean Locke, a postdoctoral fellow supervised by Drs. Mary Jung and Jonathan Little, began his role as Assistant Professor in […]

HES students present as part of CSEP Summer Student Series

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) launched a Summer Student Series this year featuring student researchers from across Canada. Joining their line-up are two School of Health and Exercise Sciences students: Elijah Haynes and Rowan Smart. Haynes and Smart will present a two-part session on Aging and exercise: force steadiness, tendon mechanics and muscle […]

Dr. Corliss Bean receives Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize

The Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize is awarded annually for excellence in research. The School of Health and Exercise Sciences congratulates Corliss Bean for her 2019 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize. Dr. Corliss Bean is a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences within UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Health and Social Development. Her […]