Lab News

PURC and MURC Presentations

Olive Huang received the Oral Presentation Award at the UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference! YAY! Congrats to Olive, Angela Lee, and Brian Qi on presenting their Directed Studies projects at the UBC Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference.

Jin receives APS travel award for sleep medicine

Congrats to Jin Wen! He received the American Psychosomatic Society (APS) Travel Award for Hall Scholars, an award named for Dr. Martica Hall to recognize outstanding sleep medicine research abstracts presented at the APS Annual Meeting.

American Psychosomatic Society Conference

Our lab members will be giving presentations at the upcoming APS conference! Nikki Stuart will present her work on physical activity and cognitive aging, Lydia Ong and Patrick Klaiber will be showcasing their meta-analysis on daily positive events and health, and Jin Wen will give a talk about the effects of sleep on stress anticipation.

Richmond News, February 27, 2022

Microaggressions lead to health issues, says UBC expert. https://www.richmond-news.com/local-news/mental-wellness-microaggressions-lead-to-health-issues-says-ubc-expert-5106253

Psychology Today, November 6, 2021

How your personality can help you bounce back.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/fulfillment-any-age/202111/how-your-personality-can-help-you-bounce-back

UBC Toolkit for Sleep & Academic Success

Jin Wen was interviewed by Chapman Learning Commons on how sleep impacts wellness and academic success. Check out the full toolkit here: https://learningcommons.ubc.ca/student-toolkits/sleep-and-academic-success/

Patrick receives departmental teaching assistant award

Congratulations to Patrick Klaiber, who received the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the Council of Canadian Departments of Psychology. This award recognizes his outstanding work as a TA in the UBC Department of Psychology.

Congrats to UBC graduates Fei and Chloe!

Two research assistants from the UPLIFT Health Lab have earned their Bachelor’s degrees! Huge congrats to Fei Ying (BSc in Behavioural Neuroscience) and Chloe Dean (BA in Psychology, Minor in Law and Society)!

Holy is going to medical school!

Congratulations to Holy Ghaly on her acceptance to the UBC Medical Program! Holy, we can’t wait to see all the amazing things you’ll accomplish in medical school and beyond!

Patrick Klaiber receives Innovative Research on Aging Award

Big congrats to Patrick Klaiber, who has received the Innovative Research on Aging Award (Bronze Award) from the Mather Institute! The award recognizes excellent applied research that offers important implications for the aging services industry. Patrick received this award for his work on daily life experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The award co-recipients were co-authors Jin Wen, Dr. Anita DeLongis, and Dr. Nancy Sin. https://psych.ubc.ca/news/mather-institutes-innovative-research-on-aging-award/