News & Events

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 >

Please welcome Dr. Alexis Black to the School’s faculty!
The School is delighted to announce that Dr. Alexis Black will be joining our School as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Developmental Communication Disorders, starting January 2020. Read More >

Come attend Veronica Letawsky’s master’s thesis presentation and defence
We are delighted to invite you to Veronica Letawsky's MSc thesis oral defense on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Friedman Building, Room 354. Title: Determining the feasibility of assessing salivary biomarkers and swallowing perception in those with Sjogren's syndrome and healthy controls. Read More >

The International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference 2020 is less than one year away!
IARC 2020 will be held at the UBC campus from June 18 to 20, 2020. The keynote speakers include: Aura Kagan from the Aphasia Institute in Toronto; Nina Simmons-Mackie from Southeastern Louisiana University in Louisiana; and Carole Pound from London, UK. Read More >