Leadership & Community


Dr. Christiane Hoppmann was appointed Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in UBC Arts to help advance the Faculty’s priorities in the areas of research, including Indigenous research, and graduate education.

Dr. Daniela Palombo was recognized for outstanding Co-op student mentorship with a 2021 UBC Science Co-op Supervisor Recognition Award.

Dr. Wolfgang Linden and Dr. Joelle LeMoult called on policy- and decision-makers to support a system-wide implementation of prevention and treatment of children and adults who have been exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Dr. Janet Werker and members of the Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World team contributed to the Royal Society of Canada’s (RSC) Task Force on COVID-19. The report explores the impact of the pandemic on various aspects of language and literacy development.

Public Engagement

Dr. Jeffrey Ansloos, Dr. Stephanie Fryberg, Dr. Daniel Kahneman, Dr. Daniel Lakens, Dr, Anthony Ong, and Dr. Viji Sathy shared their research and ideas as part of the department’s 2021-22 Colloquia Series.

Dr. Lynn Nadel was the distinguished speaker for the 2022 Quinn Memorial Lecture. Dr. Nadel presented his research Brain Development and the Emergence of Learning and Memory in Humans and Other Animals.

Dr. Jiaying Zhao and community partner Foundations for Social Change are the recipients of UBC’s 2021-2022 Community-University Engagement Support Fund.