News & Events


Come attend Lareina Abbott’s Master’s thesis presentation
April 19, 2018We are delighted to invite you to Lareina Abbott’s M.Sc thesis oral defense. When: Wednesday, May 9th at 11:00am Where: Friedman Building, Room 355 Title: Wideband Acoustic Immittance Measures as part of a Newborn Hearing Screening Program in Canadian First Nations and Metis, Caucasian and Other Ethnicity Neonates M.Sc. Candidate: Lareina Abbott Supervisory Committee: Dr. Anthony Herdman, Sasha Brown, M.Sc., and […] Read More >

Clinical Faculty Awards
March 29, 2018Congratulations to our three deserving Clinical Faculty Award winners: Devon McConnachie, Holly Plunkett and Sandra Baker! Every year, UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) recognizes members of its clinical faculty who demonstrate excellence in and commitment to the clinical education of students. This year, the 2017 Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language […] Read More >

New Website for Clinical Educator Community of Practice (CoP)
March 22, 2018New resource available! We are excited to announce that we have a new website dedicated to Clinical Educators up and running! As the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences continues to grow, we look to expand our Clinical Educators Development Program. It is through the guidance and unwavering commitment to the next generation that our […] Read More >

Newsletter for SASS Clinical Educators
March 22, 2018We are pleased to announce that we have launched our first Clinical Newsletter! The newsletter features information regarding new projects and updates to our Clinical Educators Development Program. This is the first of many publications and we hope to use this as a platform to keep in touch! Click here for the newsletter and stay […] Read More >

Dr. Jeff Small appointed as new Director
August 17, 2017We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Small has been appointed as the new Director of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, effective July 24, 2017. Dr. Small is an Associate Professor and cognitive scientist with specialization in communication sciences and disorders. He joined the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences in 1997, specializing in […] Read More >

Hot Topics in Speech, Language & Hearing
February 14, 2017The 1st Symposium on Speech-language Pathology and Audiology of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences will be held on April 1st 2017. Read More >

Professor Emeritus John Gilbert receives prestigious award
January 27, 2017Prof. Emeritus John Gilbert will receive the 2017 Pioneer Award from the National (US) Centre for Interprofessional Practice & Education. The award will be presented to John at the Center’s 2017 Summit meeting that will take place in Minneapolis in August 2017.” Read More >

Hearing Information Event!
November 7, 2016Mark your calendars! UBC Audiology students are hosting their annual hearing health event on November 25th (free to the public). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your hearing screened and learn about hearing health from graduate audiology students. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Date & Time: November 25, from 2-4pm Location: 2177 […] Read More >

Call for Nominations: Clinical Faculty Awards
October 12, 2016UBC School of Audiology & Speech Sciences (SASS) continues our tradition of offering awards in Excellence in Clinical Education, and we are seeking nominations for the Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology), and the Noelle Lamb Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Audiology). These awards allow the School to recognize a speech-language pathologist and an […] Read More >

Lareina Abbott awarded a Paetzgold Fellowship.
August 12, 2016Audiology student Lareina Abbott is the recipient of a Paetzgold Fellowship. These fellowships are endowed by Cordula Paetzgold and the University of British Columbia for full full-time master’s or doctoral students, with preference given to graduate students with disabilities, First Nations graduate students, and women students pursuing graduate study in medicine, neuroscience, genetics, health care and epidemiology, pharmaceutical sciences, […] Read More >