Welcome to the home page of the Psychology section of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, located at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus in Kelowna, B.C.
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Talk by Dr. Harry Triandis,Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Illinois.
To view the power point from the 2012W Orientation Session click here.
The Psychology Department would like to highlight the successes of some of our Faculty, students and graduates.
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Stephen Porter, co-winner of the 2013 Award for Excellence in Research, along with Dr. Joan Bottorff. Both were honoured at a gala ceremony and reception at UBC’s Okanagan campus on Friday, March 8. (Media release).
To find out more about Dr. Porter's outstanding research, follow the youtube link.
|We would like to congratulate Dr. Susan Holtzman, Dr. Stephen Porter, Dr, Zach Walsh, Julia Shaw, and Dr. Mark Holder for being recognized with Honour Roll Teaching distinctions for 2012-2013!|
We are pleased to anounce that Nathan Ryckman has just won a highly competitive Commonwealth Scholarship for doctoral studies in NZ. The 3-year award begins in 2013 and includes an annual grant consistent with Canadian Tri Council Agencies, as well as coverage of fees, medical and travel insurance, and airfare to and from NZ. Nathan’s doctoral work will be at the University of Auckland.
Raquel Graham's thesis titled "An Experimental Study of Social Rejection: Can Physical Pain Increase Social Pain?", is this years winner of the "Head’s Best Written Thesis Award" for 2012.
| We are pleased to announce that Alysha Baker has been selected to receive the first annual “Robert Hare Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research".
This award is for undergraduate students doing research in Forensics Psychology. Dr. Stephen Porter supervised her work.
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Davies, Associate Professor of Psychology, who is this year's recipient of the 2012 Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award for Junior Faculty!
We would also like to congratulate Dr. Michael Woodworth, Dr. Mark Holder, Dr. Paul Davies, and Dr. Stephen Porter for being recognized with Honour Roll distinctions!
|Leanne ten Brinke was a guest on CBC's "Quirks and Quarks" March 31st 2012. She was speaking about her doctoral research on deception detection in high-stakes situations - public appeals for a "missing" loved one, some of whom were murdered by the person making the appeal. To listen to the podcast, click here.|
Congratulations to Alysha Baker, first place winner of the EAPL Research Award in the area of psychology and law (EAPL).
Also note that three of our other students - Pamela Black, Natasha Korva and Aisha Bhanwer got honourable mentions in this competition. Way to represent the CAPSL!!
|American Psychology-Law Society Minority Affairs
Congratulations to Natasha Korva, this year's winner of the Diversity Research Award!
This was an extremely competitive international competition, and on behalf of CAPSL we'd like to congratulate her and thank her for representing us by being awarded such an impressive, prestigious award.
|Click here to read about Andrew Hughes, a Psychology Honours student doing research under the direction of Barbara Rutherford, who won best presentation in an INTERNATIONAL Undergraduate Research Conference in Melbourne, Australia in July 2010.|
Click here to read about Shirley Hutchinson, Winner of the 2011 Gold Medal Leadership Prize.
"UBC student Shirley Hutchinson is the winner of this year’s Gold Medal Leadership prize. Pushor Mitchell LLP created the $10,000 award which is given annually to a top graduating student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. "
UNIVERSITY OF B.C. MEDAL IN ARTS
Congratulations to Audra Roemer, this year's Head of the graduating class in Arts!
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Students can also find information on upcoming events and find out how to become involved by going to the UBC (Okanagan campus) PSYCHOLOGY COURSE UNION facebook page.
Please click here for updated information regarding the Canadian Psychological Association.
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