News & Events


Lunchtime Colloquium with Márton Sóskuthy on Wednesday 13 November
We are pleased to announce Dr Márton Sóskuthy as our next presenter for the School’s 50th anniversary colloquium series. He will present during the lunch hour on Wednesday 13 November. Dr Márton Sóskuthy joined UBC Linguistics in August 2018 as an assistant professor in phonetics and cognitive systems. He completed his PhD in 2013 at […] Read More >

Congratulations Shelagh Davies for receiving a 2019-2020 UBC Alumni Builder Award
SASS alumna and clinical faculty member Shelagh Davies, MSc'75, was presented with a 2019-20 Alumni Builder Award for her outstanding service, dedication, and contributions to SLP education, the university, and the alumni community. Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Patricia Hart Blundon on Wednesday 23 October
Come attend the School's next 50th anniversary colloquium at 12:30pm on Wednesday 23 October with a talk by Patricia Hart Blundon, who recently defended her PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Victoria. The title of the talk is: "Grammatical Features of First Nations School-aged Children: Valuing Linguistic Diversity". Read More >

September 13: The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences celebrates 50 years!
Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate the School's 50th anniversary on 13 September, and to all our speakers, panelists, and entertainers for helping to make the event such a success! We are delighted to announce that photos from this celebratory day are now available. Read More >

You are invited to attend Heather Ritchie’s Master’s thesis defense!
Come and attend Heather Ritchie’s Master’s thesis defense on Tuesday 15 October at 4:30pm in Friedman Room 355. Title: "The Effect of Noise Floor on Cortical Auditory Evoked Potential Response Detection at Threshold Intensities". Read More >

You are invited to attend Angela Ryall’s Master’s thesis defense!
Come and attend Angela Ryall's Master's thesis defense on Monday 7 October at 3:30 PM in Room 355, Friedman Building. Title: Counselling During Real Ear Measurements: The Client's Perspective Read More >

Interested in studying Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology at UBC?
Come and find us at the following events at UBC and SFU this month... Read More >

Communication at the core
Learn how the School has been actively supporting people with hearing difficulties and speech and language disorders for 50 years! Read More >

Join us in celebrating the School’s 50th anniversary on September 13, 2019!
The School is commemorating its 50th anniversary with a celebratory event on September 13, 2019. The day will commence with an open house at the Friedman Building, followed by a BBQ lunch, discipline-related lectures by eminent scholars, a poster session, and a gala dinner with entertainment from SASS alumni. Register online now! Read More >

You are invited to attend Osamu Takai’s Final Doctoral Examination
Come and attend Osamu Takai’s Final Doctoral Examination on Wednesday 7 August at 12:30 PM in Room 355, Friedman Building. Title: Neural underpinnings of orthography in first and second language readers Read More >