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Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Positions Filled Description The Sustainability Committee for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games and the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainablity are seeking a motivated student to assist with the sustainability program for the Games. Duration Work duration is March – August, 2014 with a time commitment of approximately 4 hours per week initially […]

Study reveals climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues

Study reveals climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues

CBC article summarizes a study examining the environmental sustainability of Winter Olympic host cities.

Sochi Olympics: most expensive Games ever

Sochi Olympics: most expensive Games ever

CBC’s The Passionate Eye documentary on the Sochi Winter Olympics on why they have become the most expensive Games ever.

Think Tank 3 Summary Report is Available

Think Tank 3 Summary Report is Available

Thank you to all who were able to attend and contribute. Click here to view the summary report.

The final OGI report on the 2010 Winter Games has been released

The final OGI report on the 2010 Winter Games has been released

Better transit, more facilities: Locals enjoy 2010 Winter Games benefits

UBC Kinesiology launches Interculturalism, Health and Physical Activity Initiative in Renfrew Collingwood
Special Olympics Canada Research Grant

Special Olympics Canada Research Grant

Application Deadline: July 5, 2013

Strong UBC Representation at ISSA 2013

Strong UBC Representation at ISSA 2013

by the School of Kinesiology’s Socio-Cultural Team

Action Research & Knowledge Translation

Action Research & Knowledge Translation

Immigrant Women’s Health and Wellness Project Between August 2011 through to March 2013, interviews were conducted with 55 individuals including: Recent immigrant women (30) North Vancouver Recreation managers and staff (10), and North Vancouver community partner organization staff (15) Action Research Four meetings were held March – May 2013 with recent immigrant women interviewees to […]

Nicolien Van Luijk and Caitlin Pentifallo, recipients of the 2013 Olympics Studies Research Grant

Two UBC Kinesiology Students Awarded Olympic Studies Centre Research Grants

Congratulations to Nicolien Van Luijk and Caitlin Pentifallo, recipients of the 2013 Grant