News & Events

2013 hearing screenings and tests at Special Olympics
Special Olympics BC held their annual Healthy Athlete event last Saturday, for which the School of Audiology & Speech Sciences ran the Healthy Hearing program.  This is only the second year Healthy Hearing has been included in the many health promotion stations at the event.  Over 150 athletes attended, along with their coaches and families. […] Read More >

Rotary Hearing Foundation donation to the school
The Rotary Hearing Foundation of the Rotary Club of Vancouver has donated $132,700 to the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences to purchase state-of-the-art equipment used by speech language pathologists to diagnose and treat speech and voice disorders. Located in the Clinical Speech Technology Teaching Laboratory, which will be named in honour of the foundation, […] Read More >

Invitation to poster symposium in AUDI 575
Our annual poster symposium in AUDI 575 (Language Development and Disorders in the School Years) will be held next week, on Wednesday Dec 5, between 11am and 12:30pm, and on Friday Dec 7, between 1pm and 2:30 pm in room 354. Different groups of students will be presenting on each day. This is an exciting […] Read More >

2012 Graduation Reception
REMINDER: For graduating students…… Don’t forget to join our celebratory graduation reception this Friday, Nov 23, 2012 in Room 316. It starts right after the convocation ceremony from 11:00AM to 12:30PM. Come and celebrate your successful completion and honour those who are still completing the program! Today (November 20, 2012) is the last day to […] Read More >

Celebrating 30 years of Cochlear implants
UBC Audiology students have a cochlear implant course with Dr. Sipke Pijl, Clinical Associate Professor. The cochlear implant programs at St. Paul’s Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital have offered a number of clinical placements to our Audiology students and they have ongoing research collaboration with UBC students and faculty. We are very pleased to be […] Read More >

2012 Clinical Faculty Awards – Door Prize Winner
Monica Francella, SLP at Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults (CAYA), was the winner of a UBC door prize offered to one lucky Clinical Faculty member at the BCASLPA Awards Reception.  This beautiful ceremonial silver spoon with Northwest Coast Aboriginal design is from the Museum of Anthropology. Read More >

2012 Clinical Faculty Awards
The 2012 Clinical Faculty Awards were presented at the BCASLPA meeting in Richmond on October 13.  We are pleased to announce the recipients. The Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology) was presented to Dorothy Mathews-Dana.  Dorothy is a Clinical Instructor in our School and works as an SLP for the Cowichan […] Read More >

Dr. Martin Ball, First speaker in the 2012-13 SASS Colloquium Series
Please welcome Dr. Martin Ball as our first speaker in the 2012-2013 SASS Colloquium Series. Title: “Toward Evidence based Practice in Therapy for Rhotacism in English” Time: September 12th from 12:30-1:20pm in Room 355, Friedman Building.   Read More >

CASLPA’s 2012 National Clinical Certification Exam Award
Congratulations to last year’s graduate Yvette Reid, for winning CASLPA’s 2012  National Clinical Certification Exam Award in Audiology! Yvette obtained the highest score of all candidates writing the Audiology certification exam. Read More >

MSc student awarded the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s Dr. Charles A. Laszlo Scholarship
Congratulations to current MSc Audiology student Elissa Robb, a recipient of this year’s Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s Dr. Charles A. Laszlo Scholarship. Read More >