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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 […]

British Columbia Graduate Scholarship | June 2022

The Province of British Columbia has launched the British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Award. This is a $15,000, one-time only, award offered to graduate students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, in any field of study. Please see below to determine your eligibility: Canadian citizen or permanent resident PhD student who has achieved candidacy (successfully […]

May Alumni of the Month: Shannon Lim

May Alumni of the Month: Shannon Lim

Name: Shannon Lim Program: Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) / Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: November 2021 Dissertation: Shedding light on the brain–Characterizing functional brain activation during simple and complex walking after stroke How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? My dissertation was focused on measuring […]

May Student of the Month: Tyrone Scales

May Student of the Month: Tyrone Scales

Name: Tyrone Scales Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Ben Mortenson Tell us a little bit about your lab! I am a part of the Mortenson Lab led by Dr. Ben Mortenson. Our lab has a mix of experience bringing together different backgrounds to work on research related to aging, assistive […]

Spring Graduate Awards Competition | May 2022

The Spring Graduate Awards Competition are Open! Please find the eligibility and application details/forms here: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/spring-graduate-awards-competition   The internal application deadline for the Spring Awards is Wednesday May 4 at 4:30 PM for current and incoming RHSC Students and Trainees. Submit your application to rehab.gradprogram@ubc.ca by this deadline. Please ensure that the following is attached to […]

British Columbia Lung Foundation Respiratory Rehabilitation Fellowship | May 2022

This fellowship is awarded to RHSC students conducting research in respiratory rehabilitation. Eligibility: Post-doctoral fellows and PhD students Award Amount: $12,500 Number Awarded: 2 Application Deadline: May 1, 2022 How to Apply: The application can be found here. Email completed application to the Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program Assistant (rehab.gradprogram@ubc.ca).

April Alumni of the Month: Jasmin Ma

April Alumni of the Month: Jasmin Ma

Name: Jasmin Ma Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: 2018 How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? First off, I want to acknowledge how fortunate I was to work with the students, staff, and faculty in the Rehab Sciences program. I often joke that even though I’ve changed faculties, they can’t […]

April Student of the Month: Melika Kangarani Farahani

April Student of the Month: Melika Kangarani Farahani

Name: Melika Kangarani Farahani Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Jill Zwicker Tell us a little bit about your lab! I am a PhD candidate working with Dr. Jill Zwicker at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI). Our research focuses on understanding brain correlates and neuroplasticity in children with neurodevelopmental disorders […]

March Alumni of the Month: Ed Giesbrecht

March Alumni of the Month: Ed Giesbrecht

Name: Ed Giesbrecht Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Dissertation: Development and Feasibility Evaluation of an mHealth Intervention for Manual Wheelchair Skills Training with Older Adults Graduated: September 2016 How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? My experience in the Rehab Sciences program was both challenging and […]

March Student of the Month: Kohle Merry

March Student of the Month: Kohle Merry

Name: Kohle Merry Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Alex Scott Tell us a little bit about your lab! The Tendon Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation research group led by Dr. Alex Scott targets a widespread problem, overuse injuries and chronically painful tendon disorder in workers and athletes. One unique element of […]