Doctoral (PhD) Research

Three SPPH students are reimagining their PhD through the Public Scholars Initiative

Three SPPH students are reimagining their PhD through the Public Scholars Initiative

Starting its fifth year, UBC’s award-winning scholarship program continues to encourage and support doctoral students from all disciplines across UBC. 

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

Federico Andrade Rivas, a PhD student in SPPH, is among the 2019 recipients of the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health.

Three SPPH Students Win Friedman Awards for Scholars in Health

Three SPPH Students Win Friedman Awards for Scholars in Health

Congratulations to SPPH students Anita Minh, Ashleigh Rich, and Christina Luong on their selection as winners of the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health.

Student Research: Identifying cancer trends in Northern Canada

Student Research: Identifying cancer trends in Northern Canada

Despite cancer being the leading cause of death in Canada, it is still incompletely described in the Yukon and other territories in Northern Canada.

Photo: Alessandra / Flickr CC 2.0

Lesbian, gay, bisexual Canadians report higher rates of mental health issues

“There is growing evidence that being the target of micro-aggressions in the form of daily slurs or prejudiced comments can be psychologically damaging.” Photo: Alessandra / Flickr CC 2.0