News & Events

National Clinical Certification Exam Award: Congratulations Martine!
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences would like to congratulate our grad, Martine Schlagintweit, for receiving the SAC National Clinical Certification Exam Award! Martine was awarded the prize for attaining the highest score on the 2018 Audiology clinical certification exam. Read More >

How to reduce the risk of hearing loss at work
Dr. Navid Shahnaz, Associate Professor here at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, recently featured on a BC Today podcast discussing how to reduce the risk of hearing loss at work. Listen now! Read More >

Clinical Faculty Awards
Congratulations to our two deserving Clinical Faculty Award winners: Julie Lewis and Margret Orme! 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. Read More >

4pm Colloquium with Dr. Jeff Crukley on Tuesday 14 May
Come attend the School's next 50th anniversary colloquium at 4pm on Tuesday 14 May, with a talk by Dr. Jeff Crukley, Manager and Senior Research Scientist in Audiology Research and Hearing Science at Starkey Hearing Technologies. The title of the talk is: "Connected Audiology: Trends Informing Modern Audiology Care". Read More >

Don’t Miss: CHES Research Rounds with Dr. Stella Ng on May 15, 2019
Dr. Stella Ng, an audiologist from the University of Toronto, will be presenting a Research Round at the Centre for Health Education Scholarship on May 15, entitled: "Teaching and Assessing Critical Reflection: What, Why, and How?" Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. Anne-Michelle Tessier on Wednesday 10 April
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Anne-Michelle Tessier, Assistant Professor in UBC's Department of Linguistics, will be giving a talk at the School on Wednesday 10 April. The title is: Phonological processing in children with and without cochlear implants. Read More >

4pm Colloquium with Ronald Adjekum on Tuesday 2 April
The School’s special 50th anniversary colloquium series continues on Tuesday 2 April with a talk from SASS PhD candidate, Mr. Ronald Adjekum. The title of the talk is: "Audiology in developing countries". Read More >

Save the date: September 13, 2019
On September 13, 2019, we will gather to celebrate the School’s 50th anniversary with a day of events, including an open house, poster presentations, discipline-related lectures by eminent scholars, and a gala dinner with entertainment. Read More >

Interested in pursuing a career in Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology?
Come and see us at Simon Fraser University's Graduate and Professional Schools Fair! Date: Wednesday 27 February. Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm. Location: Burnaby Campus Read More >

Lunchtime Colloquium with Dr. Stacey Skoretz and Ms. Veronica Letawsky on Wednesday 27 February
The School’s special 50th anniversary colloquium series continues on Wednesday 27 February with the following talk from Dr. Stacey Skoretz and Ms. Veronica Letawsky from the School's Swallowing Innovations Lab: "Spit happens: Exploring saliva and its contribution to swallowing." Read More >