News & Events

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 >

Prof. John H. Gilbert appointment
August 8, 2016School founding Director and Professor Emeritus John H. Gilbert appointed as  a member of the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council by the BC government. The appointment is effective July 28, 2016, and is for a term ending September 30, 2018. Congratulations, John! Read More >

Sharon Adelman’s Retirement Party
June 28, 2016Sharon Adelman, Instructor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education is retiring from the school. We would like to wish Sharon all the very best in the future, she will be sorely missed. Read More >

Rachel Jordan’s entry at UBC ‘3 Minute Thesis competition’
April 6, 2016Congratulations to Rachel Jordan, MSc thesis student in the Pediatric Audiology Lab supervised by Dr. Susan Small, for coming in in 4th place out of over 100 Masters and PhD students at UBC in the '3 Minute Thesis competition'. Read More >

Special Olympics Healthy Athlete event
March 23, 2016Fifteen students from the School performed fantastic work at the recent Special Olympics Healthy Athlete  event in North Vancouver. Members of our Clinical faculty and professional community were also there to provide critical support. Healthy Hearing, which was one of several health services there, screened over 60 Special Athletes and talked to many more family […] Read More >

SASS graduate Monique Lugli appointed Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Status of Women
March 17, 2016A previous School of Audiology and Speech Sciences graduate, Monique, has been appointed Chief Of Staff to the Minister of the Status of Women.. More information can be found here Read More >

The 33rd World Congress of Audiology – Bringing the World of Audiology Together
March 17, 2016The upcoming World Congress of Audiology (WCA2016) is a highly collaborative congress that will feature the latest innovations and research in hearing health care. It is the biennial meeting of the International Society of Audiology and is jointly hosted by the Canadian Academy of Audiology and Speech-Language and Audiology Canada. We look forward to welcoming […] Read More >