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Human Kinetics Student Association welcomes 2021/2022 executive team

Human Kinetics Student Association welcomes 2021/2022 executive team

The School is pleased to share with you the 2021/2022 Human Kinetics Student Association executive team. President: Cara Johnston “My name is Cara and I am in my fourth and final year of Human Kinetics. I grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta before moving to Kelowna for university.  This year, my goal is to bring […]

TEACHERS launches toolkit for UBC Okanagan campus

Training & Engaging Academics in their Classrooms to positively impact Health, Education, &  Resiliency of our Students What is the TEACHERS Project? A project designed to train and support faculty to address well-being in their classroom with simple, evidence-based interventions including: Activities Intentional Arrivals Movement breaks Instructor Approaches Intentional kindness/compassion Transparency/info around assignments Course Logistics […]

Rapid Testing Program Student Positions

Position Classification: Student Appointment – Part Time, Temporary Dates/Schedule: September 20 – Dec 31: Up to 12 hours per week Position/Business Title: Student Rapid Testing Assistant VP/Faculty:  Faculty of Health and Social Development (FHSD) | Provost & VP Academic Department: Health and Exercise Sciences Location: UBC Okanagan Campus Compensation: $20.00 / hour Job Summary: This […]

Tri-Agency Funding for Exceptional Students

The Tri-Agency grants include three funding agencies: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The Tri-Agency grants are designed to support and promote high-quality research in a wide variety of disciplines and areas. This year six PhD trainees in […]

From Honours project to authorship

From Honours project to authorship

Bachelor of Human Kinetics alum receives authorship from undergraduate research experience Having your research declined by research journals is a regular occurrence for academics. Peer-review subjects an author’s scholarly work to the scrutiny of experts in the same field. With the aim to ensure academic scientific quality, academics regularly face rejection.  Yet, for alum Jenna […]

Alum wins Early Investigator Prize from The Journal of Physiology

Troy Stuckless completed his Master of Science under the supervision of Dr. Glen Foster in 2018. Troy Stuckless has won the Early Investigator Prize in the Cardiovascular category from The Journal of Physiology for the paper Acute intermittent hypercapnic hypoxia and sympathetic neurovascular transduction in men. The early investigator initiative is designed to reward early […]

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 […]