News & Events


International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC) 2020 comes to UBC!
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences and March of Dimes Canada are proud to announce that they will be hosting the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC) from June 18 – June 20, 2020 at the UBC Vancouver Campus. Read More >

The next News for SASS Clinical Educators is here
We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of our newsletter is out. Click on the link to read about what’s new with UBC SASS. Read More >

Congratulations Graduation Class of 2018!
Congratulations to all the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences students who graduated today! Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. Josée Lagacé on Wednesday 28 November
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Josée Lagacé will be presenting to the School remotely on Wednesday 28 November as part of the School’s annual Colloquium Series. The title of the talk is: "Auditory processing disorder or listening difficulties: That is the question?" Read More >

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 >