Doctoral (PhD) Research

Dr. Mariana Brussoni to convene summit exploring a pathway to licensing outdoor early childhood education

Dr. Mariana Brussoni to convene summit exploring a pathway to licensing outdoor early childhood education

  Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Associate Professor at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership, has received a Convening & Collaborating Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to fund her work on outdoor early childhood education in British Columbia.   Her research investigates child […]

Current Research in SARS-CoV-2

Current Research in SARS-CoV-2

In this edition of our Student Research Highlight, we present Aidan M. Nikiforuk and C. Andrew Basham.

SPPH Celebrates Our Community on International Women’s Day

SPPH Celebrates Our Community on International Women’s Day

SPPH Celebrates our community on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.

New research comparing HIV medications set to change international recommendations

New research comparing HIV medications set to change international recommendations

The WHO-funded study shows that dolutegravir is the optimal choice for first-line treatment of HIV.

Dr. Annalee Yassi is being recognized for her COVID-19 project serving front line workers

Dr. Annalee Yassi is being recognized for her COVID-19 project serving front line workers

  Dr. Annalee Yassi, Professor at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Global Health and Capacity-Building has been awarded a medal for her exceptional contributions and service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Yassi received the award from the Vancouver Medical, Dental and Allied Staff […]

SPPH students receive prestigious CIHR Awards

SPPH students receive prestigious CIHR Awards

Two SPPH students, Dr. Celestin Hategeka and Jeffrey Morgan, received highly competitive CIHR Awards. Congratulations!

SPPH PhD Student Leads Study on the Health Effects of Living Near Major Roads

SPPH PhD Student Leads Study on the Health Effects of Living Near Major Roads

Living near major roads or highways is linked to higher incidence of dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests new research led by SPPH PhD Candidate, Weiran Yuchi.

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.