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October Alumni of the Month: Stephanie Glegg

October Alumni of the Month: Stephanie Glegg

Name: Stephanie Glegg Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: 2019 Dissertation: Strengthening networks to improve knowledge translation in paediatric healthcare. How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? My doctoral research used social network analysis to examine how the patterns of connections among health care providers, researchers, and […]

October Student of the Month: Ryan Stein

October Student of the Month: Ryan Stein

Name: Ryan Stein Program: MSc Supervisor: Teresa Liu-Ambrose Tell us a little bit about your lab! The Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Health Lab, directed by Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, focuses broadly on defining the role of targeted exercise training and physical activity to improve the health and quality of life of older adults. In particular, our research […]

September Alumni of the Month

September Alumni of the Month

Name: Megan MacGillivary Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: May 2019 Dissertation: Effects of motor-skill based wheelchair propulsion training on biomechanics, gross mechanical efficiency, and variability in older adults How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? My PhD research examined the importance of wheelchair propulsion training […]

September Student of the Month: Aishwarya Shenoy

September Student of the Month: Aishwarya Shenoy

Name: Aishwarya Shenoy Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Courtney Pollock Tell us a little bit about your lab! Research at the Mobility and Balance Rehabilitation (MBR) Lab mainly focuses on understanding the fundamental mechanisms of motor control of walking balance and balance reactions. Most importantly, our lab aims to advance […]

Olivia Tsihlias Awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award

Olivia Tsihlias Awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award

Congratulations to Olivia Tsihlias for being awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award as part of the 2022 Spring Awards competition! The Syd Vernon Fund for the Disabled supports charitable organizations for the betterment of persons with mental, physical or sensory disabilities. The Fund also supports the advancement of education for those persons committed to […]

Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year. Value: Annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance […]

Available Fall Awards for MSc and PhD Students 2022-2023

Awards season has begun, and there are multiple funding opportunities available for students. Please note that the following are some of the major awards and scholarships available in the early fall semester, however students are encouraged to seek other opportunities that may be more specific to their studies on the UBC G+PS Awards Opportunities page. […]

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS-D)

Applicants applying through UBC will either be: currently registered in, or are on an approved leave of absence from, a degree program at UBC not currently registered anywhere but was registered at any other time during the year of application (2022) in a degree program at UBC If a student is not sure where to […]

July Student of the Month: Saori Ogura

July Student of the Month: Saori Ogura

Name: Saori Ogura Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Sue Forwell What project are you currently working on? Maintaining agricultural biodiversity is key to adapt to climate change. Under the supervision of Prof. Susan Forwell, I’m exploring the meaning of traditional small grains cultivation to farmers and their community members in […]

July Alumni of the Month: Mike Prescott

July Alumni of the Month: Mike Prescott

Name: Michael Prescott Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: May 2021 Dissertation: Towards a conceptual framework of navigation for people who use wheeled mobility devices in the community How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? The focus of my research was on the mobility challenges people […]