News & Events

You are invited to a free Hearing Health Fair on November 28th!
Want to learn more about your hearing? Come visit the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences in the Friedman Building anytime on November 28th from 2-5pm for a free hearing screening and hearing health information booths! Free snacks and refreshments will also be provided. Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. Valter Ciocca on Wednesday 14 November
The School's annual Colloquium Series continues Wednesday 14 November with a talk from our very own Dr. Valter Ciocca, Professor and former Director at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences. The title of the talk is: "Listening in noisy environments with cochlear implants: A Bayesian analysis of masking and auditory continuity data." Read More >

Haida cedar weaving class for Audiology and SLP students
SASS students invited Todd Giihlgiigaa DeVries, a Haida Weaver of cedar bark, to teach a cedar weaving class on campus last week. They made these beautiful cedar bracelets to present as part of a celebration on marking the completion of AUDI 540, a class focusing on approaches to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology for people of First Nations, Métis or Inuit heritage. Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. John Alderete on Wednesday 24 October
We are pleased to announce that Dr. John Alderete will be visiting the School on Wednesday 24 October to give a talk entitled: "Speech errors and phonological patterns: Integrating insights from psycholinguistic and linguistic theory." Read More >

Interested in being a part of improving education about hearing aid verification?
The School's Amplification Lab are currently looking for participants to take part in a study about education during hearing aid verification. Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. Samantha Siyambalapitiya on Wednesday 10 October
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Samantha Siyambalapitiya from Griffith University in the Gold Coast, Australia will be visiting our School next week. She will giving a talk about her research on Wednesday 10 October in Room 355! Read More >

Speech-language pathology simulator provides unique educational opportunities
Would you like to know more about the School's SimMan - a life-size, plastic mannequin programmed to help speech-language pathology students develop their swallowing-assessment and treatment skills? Read More >

Congratulations to the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to our partners at the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for receiving $1 million funding from the Ministry of Health for a new state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Vancouver.  Read More >

“New Directions and Innovations in Swallowing” Workshop
Dr. Stacey Skoretz is presenting a one day workshop entitled “New Directions and Innovations in Swallowing” at Vancouver General Hospital on Saturday 27 October, 2018. Read More >

Come attend Alicia Parfett’s Master’s thesis presentation
We are delighted to invite you to Alicia Parfett’s MSc thesis oral defense on Thursday 27 September, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Friedman Building, Room 354. Title: Comparative Analysis of Auditory Brainstem Response and Hearing Aid Fitting Thresholds in Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder Read More >