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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students […]

VCH Top Graduating Doctoral Student & Rising Star Award Recipients

VCH Top Graduating Doctoral Student & Rising Star Award Recipients

Join us in congratulating Jesse Charlton, recipient of VCH’s 2022 Top Graduating Doctoral Student Award, and Cristina Rubino, recipient of VCH’s 2022 Rising Star Award! These awards recognize outstanding efforts by VCHRI trainees for research excellence, service as role models and other contributions that each has made to benefit the Vancouver Coastal Health research community. […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Masters Recipients

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Masters Recipients

Congratulations to Julia Dahlby and Niloufar Benam for being awarded the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M)! The CGS-M is awarded to high-calibre scholars to help develop their research skills and assists in the training of highly qualified personnel. As recipients of this award administered by CIHR, Julia and Niloufar have the opportunity to fully concentrate on […]

June Alumni of the Month: Julia Schmidt

June Alumni of the Month: Julia Schmidt

Name: Julia Schmidt Program: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Sciences Graduated: 2019 Dissertation: Neurophysiological impacts of mild traumatic brain injury in children and youth How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? After working for over 10 years as an occupational therapist in brain injury rehabilitation, I graduated with my PhD […]

June Student of the Month: Calvin Tse

June Student of the Month: Calvin Tse

Name: Calvin Tse Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Michael Hunt Tell us a little bit about your lab! In the Motion Analysis and Biofeedback Lab, led by Dr. Michael Hunt, our work focuses on the biomechanical risk factors associated with the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis. To study human […]