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February 2020

School of Health and Exercise Sciences Seminar Series

February 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Reichwald Health Sciences Centre (RHS) 1088 Discovery Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

This series is designed to expand knowledge about topics from the broad field of Kinesiology and Health Studies for graduate students.

March 2020

Okanagan Cardiovascular & Respiratory Symposium

March 12, 2020 - March 14, 2020
Silver Star Mountain Resort 123 Shortt St
Silver Star Mountain, BC V1B 3M1 Canada

A biennial International research meeting run by the Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBC Okanagan.

Shear Stress and the Cerebrovasculature – Dr. Danny Green

March 12, 2020 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Reichwald Health Sciences Centre (RHS) 1088 Discovery Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Professor Green will focus on some aspects of assessment of cerebrovascular function and recent findings pertaining to whether cerebrovascular function is modified by exercise training in humans. Danny Green in a Winthrop Professor at The University of Western Australia and a Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. He is a human integrative physiologist whose research focuses on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. He has developed novel imaging approaches to the assessment of micro and macrovascular…

Cancelled: School of Health and Exercise Sciences Seminar Series

March 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reichwald Health Sciences Centre (RHS) 1088 Discovery Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

This series is designed to expand knowledge about topics from the broad field of Kinesiology and Health Studies for graduate students.

September 2020

Welcome Week: Bachelor of Human Kinetics Trivia Night

September 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Test your knowledge of the program and campus during the BHK Trivia night!

October 2020

Beneath the Surface: Root Determinants of Indigenous Health Inequities

October 19, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join visiting speaker Dr. Charlotte Loppie to explore the root determinants of indigenous health inequities

Diabetes prevention approaches: The efficacy and effectiveness of lifestyle modification

October 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dr. Karla Galviz to learn more about efficacy of diabetes prevention approaches.

The short-and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on schools, viral transmission, and physical activity in kids.

October 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join Dr. Dan Cooper to explore the impacts of COVID-19

November 2020

Careers After Graduate School

November 4, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Explore careers after graduate school with leaders in their field.  

Exercise for Brain Health

November 18, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dr. Jennifer Heisz to learn more about how exercise affects brain health.

Sedentary Behaviour and Public Health: Integrating the Evidence and Identifying Potential Solutions Across the Lifespan

November 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

International researcher Professor David Dunstan will share his work on sedentary behavior and public health

March 2021

A Rising Tide

March 12 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join a panel of SCI researchers, research users, and funders who will introduce and discuss the co development of the new Integrated Knowledge Translation (IKT) Guiding Principles for Conducting and Disseminating Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research in Partnership.

April 2021

Virtual Keynote: Nobel Laureate Dr. Gregg L. Semenza

April 2 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Free

Join Nobel Laureate Dr. Gregg L. Semenza for a presentation on Molecular Mechanism of Transcriptional Activation Mediated by Hypoxia-Inducible Factors.

May 2021

Project Superhero: Science & the Superhero in You!

May 6 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join award-winning author and science communicator Dr. Paul E. Zehr.

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