Headlines 2022

  • Congratulations to the 2022 Top Doctoral Student and Rising Star Award recipients!

    It’s been a great week in the Department this week due to our trainees’ outstanding success in the VCHRI (Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute) “Rising Star” and Doctoral student Awards! 2 of the 6 rising star awards were won by trainees from our department. These awards recognize research excellence, service as role models, and other…

  • BC Gov News – Expanded UBC Master of Physical Therapy Program Coming to Surrey

    View the full press release here. View the Faculty of Medicine article here. More people in Surrey and the Fraser Valley will be able to pursue careers in physical therapy at a new training space coming to Surrey. “Physical therapists provide vital and life-improving services for British Columbians. We know there’s an increasing need for…

  • Jason Craig joins as a PT Knowledge Broker

    July is a time of transition in the position of PT Knowledge Broker working with Alison Hoens – we say a heartfelt thank you to Paul Blazey for his exemplary work over the past year and extend a warm welcome to Jason Craig who steps into the position. We wish Paul all the best for…

  • Dr Alex Scott awarded 2022 Innovation and Translational Research Award

    VCHRI’s Innovative and Translation Research Awards fund innovative research that will improve health care systems and the well-being of patients across Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care. This year’s recipients are putting new knowledge into practice, implementing research outcomes and turning discoveries into commercial opportunities.

  • BBC – CrowdScience: How do you balance on a bicycle?

    AUDIO: Dr Lara Boyd explained the science behind how we learn to ride a bicycle.