May 23, 2023
Hands-On VR Workshop in Santa Barbara July 17-21, 2023
This is an opportunity for OBDAF members to experience a special hands-on VR workshop with WorldViz experts in Santa Barbara July 17-21 in conjunction with BIOPAC’s 4T|Phys Human Physiology Conference.
June 15, 2022
A Rebalancing Act - OBDAF Cluster Researchers Featured
Congratulations to cluster researchers Dr. Brain Dalton and Dr. Vicki Komisar and their trainees, who were recently featured in a UBC News article for their research work on human balance and falls. Drs. Dalton and Komisar have ongoing collaborations to understand balance and falls from different research lenses, including biomechanics, motor control, and gerontology.
December 15, 2021
Congratulations to our Trainee Award Winners!
Congratulations to all Cluster Trainee award winners! Several Cluster trainees received awards at the annual UBC Kinesiology Awards night. The event was held on Thursday November 25th, 2021.
September 16, 2019
Cluster Member Awarded Providence Health Care Practice-Based Research Challenge Award
Congratulations to cluster member Yvette Reid, an Audiologist at St. Paul’s Hospital, for receiving a Providence Health Care Practice-Based Research Challenge Award in the amount of $5,000 for her research project entitled: “Postural stability in superior canal dehiscence syndrome”.
June 11, 2019
Cluster Supporting Students to Present at SCAPPS 2019
The OBDAF Cluster will be helping to support Conference Registration costs for Cluster Trainees to present balance and falls related research at the upcoming SCAPPS meeting on October 17th to 19th.
June 4, 2019
Dr. Courtney Pollock awarded New Frontiers in Research Fund
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May 21, 2019
Prestigious SSHRC Grant Awarded to Cluster Member Lyndia Wu
Cluster member Lyndia Wu along with co-investigators Naznin Virji-Babul and Noah Silverberg have been awared a New Frontiers in Research Fund which supports international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research (more info here
April 17, 2019
PURE Grant Awarded for Cluster Initiative
We are delighted to announce that OBDAF cluster members Drs. Jean-Sébastien Blouin and Michael Hunt have been awarded funding of the Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE) from UBC for an initiative: “Undergraduate Research Rotation in Balance Assessment and Rehabilitation”.
April 10, 2019
We are supporting Student & Post Doc Travel Awards!
We are pleased to announce that the cluster is providing 5 travel awards up to $1200 each, to help fund trainees and postdocs to travel to a cluster affiliated lab in order to learn techniques and/or collect pilot data in support of collaborative research on balance and falls.
April 4, 2019
We're Hiring for a Summer Worklearn Position!
The OBDAF cluster is hiring for a Business Development Assistant position for the summer!
First Nations land acknowledegement
The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.