High-tech mouthguard tracks head impacts during varsity hockey playoffs
A high-tech mouthguard worn by UBC Thunderbird hockey players will capture data for UBC researchers who study concussions.
Mar 17, 2022
10,000 fans expected at UBC Homecoming 2016
Homecoming 2016 is a full day of events on Saturday to celebrate the UBC Thunderbirds’ upcoming season.
Sep 16, 2016
UBC alumnus Evan Dunfee off, then on, then off the podium again
It has been a day of ups and downs for UBC school of kinesiology alumnus and Richmond, B.C. native Evan Dunfee at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Aug 19, 2016
Record UBC Olympic and Paralympic contingent heads to Rio
UBC President Designate Professor Santa Ono will host a sendoff tomorrow morning for our athletes, coaches and support staff headed to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. UBC’s Rio 2016 contingent is the largest of any Canadian university.
Jul 5, 2016
UBC prof creates swimming buoy out of ‘nature’s foam’
UBC wood scientist Phil Evans has created a pull buoy for swimming out of balsa wood, a more environmentally-friendly material than the foam that is typically used.
Jun 29, 2016
UBC Athletics appoints senior athletics director
After an extensive search guided by alumni, coaches, Varsity student athletes, a member of the UBC Board of Governors, and key internal stakeholders, UBC Athletics has selected the person who will lead the Thunderbirds.
May 5, 2016
UBC researchers study football hits with head impact sensors
UBC researchers are studying the effects of head impacts on football players using xPatch, a small sensor worn behind the ear.
Nov 19, 2015
UBC athletes participating in the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games
A Canadian record holder, field hockey siblings and one of the country’s top young swimmers are among the UBC Thunderbird athletes who will participate in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
Jul 9, 2015
Annual breakfast raises over $11M for UBC Student-Athletes
1,000 alumni and friends of UBC will gather at the Vancouver Convention Centre Tuesday morning to reconnect over breakfast and raise money for student-athletes.
Feb 23, 2015
Blake Nill named UBC Football head coach
The UBC Dept. of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce Blake Nill as the 18th head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds football program.
Dec 9, 2014