Pictured: Dr. Judy Illes (right) with Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada (left), following the Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony on November 20 at Rideau Hall. Image credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall © OSGG, 2018.


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Blue & Goldcast

  • The Blue & Goldcast is a podcast about higher education from UBC President Santa Ono and Dr. Jennifer Gardy. Listen to Episode 3: A Knock to the Head.Summary:
    As the NHL and NFL struggle with an epidemic of concussions, we talk about brain science and sports policy. Santa, Jen and their guest, Dr. Naznin Virji-Babul, discuss mysteries of the brain, the social impact of concussions, and the role that Universities like UBC should play in making sports safer.

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