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 […]

Exceptional Students Receive Tri-Council Funding

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) support and promote high-quality research in a wide variety of disciplines and areas. Together, they make up the Tri-Council funding agencies, the primary mechanism through which the Government of Canada supports […]

Greg duManoir hosts first teaching symposium at national conference

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) will host its first teaching-focused symposium. Led by Greg duManoir, attendees of the symposium will be exposed to some of the principles of how people learn.