Audiology and Speech Sciences
Master of Science
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC is the only program in British Columbia that educates speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The School offers a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree.
The School gives students a strong theoretical foundation, equipping them with problem-solving abilities that will last throughout their careers. The academic component is enhanced by externships: real-life experience in the field, where students learn and work alongside practitioners. State-of-the-art teaching labs, research, and study areas create an ideal learning space, while the city of Vancouver provides an enjoyable and beautiful locale.
|Black, Alexis||Language Acquisition and Development, Language Acquisition, Understanding and Production Mechanisms, Perception and Representation, Infant / Child Development, Cognition and Language|
|Ciocca, Valter||Auditory System, Perception and Representation, Recognition of Speech, Speech and Language Development Disorders, Auditory grouping of speech and non-speech sounds, also known as "auditory scene analysis", perception and production of normal and disordered speech|
|Colozzo, Paola||Developmental language disorders; language and cognition; discourse, assessment and intervention for children with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds|
|Herdman, Anthony||Auditory System, Visual System, Audiovisual, Visual, Audio and Written Communications, Electrophysiology, Language and Cognitive Processes, Neuroimaging Methods (EEG/MEG), Central auditory processing, Auditory and visual perecptions related to reading acquisition (1st and 2nd languages), Brain computer interface|
|Howe, Tami||Acquired language disorders, aphasia|
|Jenstad, Lorienne||Hearing Disorders, Aging Process, Quality of Life and Aging, Recognition of Speech, Auditory System, Interpersonal Communication, hearing aids, Aging, audiology, hearing health, amplification|
|Marinova-Todd, Stefka||bilingualism, second language acquisition, language development, literacy, ESL children, children at risk of language difficulties, language disorders in bilingual children and adults, Second language acquisition; language development and language learning difficulties of bilingual children|
|Shahnaz, Navid||Hearing, noise, audiology, ears, effect of personal listening devices (iPods) on hearing, hearing in infants and adults, high frequency thresholds, Diagnostic audiology, including multifrequency tympanometry and acoustic reflex studies in adults and newborns|
|Small, Susan||Pediatric audiology|
|Small, Jeff||Acquired language and cognitive communication disorders, including dementia and aphasia; adult language processing/psycholinguistics|
Invitation to SLPs to be part of a Study: “Identification of whole word accuracy in preschool children’s speech by SLP listeners in both familiar and unfamiliar languages”. Increasingly, SLPs need to work with clients who do not speak the same language(s) as the SLP. Between July and December 2020...
It is with great sadness we learn of André Lafargue’s passing. André was part of the class of 1976 at the School and went on to to pioneer an audiology and speech language pathology department in central Newfoundland. Please view the obituary notice here. On behalf of everyone at the School,...
Please join UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences’s Dr. Paola Colozzo and ECPS at University of British Columbia’s Dr. Pat Mirenda on April 30th from 3-4PM (pacific time) for their talk, ‘What Can I Do with My Child All Day?’ This free one-hour webinar, hosted by ACT-...
When: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 12:30 noon Where: Virtual-Canvas-Audi Student Resources- Collaborative Ultra or https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/dc5bf0ce144048c89f459209986d3dfe Title: “Electrocochleography as a Diagnostic Tool for Noise-Induced Cochlear Synaptopathy” Candidate: Shiang...
Given the recommendations made by UBC regarding remote working, the SASS Administration office will be closed beginning March 18th, 2020. All staff will be working remotely during regular hours and can be reached via email or phone. Everyone here at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences is...
We are pleased to announce Dr. Camilla Dawson as our next presenter for the School’s colloquium series. She will present Tuesday, 17 March, 4:00-6:00PM. Dr. Dawson is Clinical Lead for Speech and Language Therapy at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, one of the largest trusts in the UK....