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JULY 23, 2019
Congratulations to Veronica Letawsky on her successful master’s thesis defense: Si-Lab’s first thesis student!

 

MARCH 13, 2019
Stacey Skoretz awarded funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund

UBC Faculty of Medicine

“This funding was part of more than $1.4 million awarded to 12 projects led by UBC researchers and part of more than $2.9 million contributed to projects across B.C.”

OCTOBER 2, 2018
Speech-language pathology simulator provides unique educational opportunities

The Ubyssey

“What I’m trying to help the students bring together is … the multiple systems that are involved in swallowing,” Skoretz explained. “It’s not just [that] you just look at the swallow — we look at many other components of the human body because … they’re all so interconnected.”

August 20, 2018
Swallowing disorder training at UBC gets a boost from simulation technolgoy

UBC Faculty of Medicine

“What’s really great about the mannequin is that you can interact with it — and it will react differently based on the actions and decisions you make […] As a student, it’s been an amazing experience and teaching tool that has helped me to prepare for working as a speech-language pathologist.”