Teaching & Learning

Teaching Excellence

Dr. Benjamin Cheung was awarded the 2021-2022 Killam Teaching Prize for outstanding teaching.

Dr. Jay Hosking and Dr. Bethany Michel received 2020 Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Awards. Dr. Benjamin Cheung and Dr. Kaitlin Goldsmith received 2021 Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Awards.

Todd Kamensek and Leah Kuzmuk received 2021-2022 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards for their outstanding contributions as UBC Psychology Teaching Assistants.

Kirsten Palmer received the 2020 Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award and Todd Kamensek received the 2021 Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award

Awards and News

The Faculty of Arts recognized UBC Psychology graduating student leaders Shuren Batkhuu, Simone Goldberg, Connie Huang, Mikaela Joy Kawaley-Lathan, Val Laut, Meghna Srivastava, Nadya Tan, Tam To, Yunong Wang, Jess Wylie, and Stephanie Yu.

Undergraduate student Ananya Ivaturi received the inaugural UBC Psi Chi Arguelles-So Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Award.

David Manuel, Keya Malhorta, Gagandip Hothi, Olive Huang, and Em Mittertreiner are 2022 Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference Award winners.

A new Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience (UPN) will welcome its inaugural class in the fall of 2022. A diverse project team including Dr. Steven Barnes, Dr. Liisa Galea, Nicole Jenni, and Natasha Pestonji-Dixon worked closely over three years to develop the program in collaboration with the Faculties of Arts, Medicine, and Science.

Dr. Benjamin Cheung, Dr. Simon Lolliot, and Dr. Lillian May were recognized as 2021 OER Champions for their contributions to the use of open educational resources (OER) at UBC.