Faculty of Human & Social Development

Simulation develops trust, rich knowledge

Teaching prof Maureen Ryan leads a practice session with nursing student India Wiebe at the Royal Jubilee Hospital 'sim lab'. Ryan says simulated learning helps students build confidence to practice. 

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Budd Hall and Rajesh Tandon - co-Chairs of UNESCO

Both are active and working for knowledge democracy as with the Action Research Network of the America’s conference in Cartagena, Colombia, held this month. Read more in NEWS.

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Kelli Stajduhar named CUFA BC academic of the year

Congratulations to Kelli Stajduhar with Nursing and the Institute on Aging + Lifelong Health on winning the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC's Ehor Boyanowski Award for her recent scholarly work.

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We recommend viewing I am Indigenous, video profiles

As summer begins, we recommend viewing I am Indigenous, video profiles produced by CBC News of seven First Peoples standing strong.

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Charlotte Loppie wins coveted CIHR award

Charlotte Loppie, professor with Public Health + Social Policy and director of the Centre for Indigenous Research + Community-Led Engagement, won a Gold Leaf Prize from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Finding self, reclaiming family, and being a dad

“You don’t have to be this guy with the big truck,” says Wes McVey, hanging out with his son, Wallace, reflecting on his master's degree in Child and Youth Care.  Read more on page 5 of our HSD Quarterly newsletter.

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Learning to transform ourselves, our world

In the language of the Lekwungen People on whose land our university stands, Numekwa. Welcome to the Faculty of Human and Social Development. If you are a student, alumnus, donor, or community partner, you are part of us because you seek learning and community that can change our world. If you are discovering our work, we hope you will join us. - Dean Tricia Marck.
Read the entire Dean's Message.