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🏆Our amazing Lab Director, Dr. Samantha Dawson, received the Early Career Researcher Lectureship Award from the Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting, May 23-26, 2023 in Montebello, Quebec.
👩🍼This nominated award recognizes Dr. Dawson as one of the most prominent early career researchers in perinatal health in Canada. She will travel to Quebec to present her program of research on perinatal sexuality on May 25th, 2023. This work would not be possible without her incredible collaborator and mentor Dr. Natalie Rosen (@cashlab), as […]
🌟 Exciting Announcement! 🌟 Grad student, Kiarah, competed in the Western Regional Final of the prestigious 3MT competition!
In 2020, Kiarah provided insights from the initial study conducted by @swell.lab, offering intriguing findings on the endorsement of sexuality myths. The data presented shed light on various aspects, such as identifying individuals who are more inclined to endorse these myths about sex and exploring the connections between myth endorsement and outcomes related to sexuality […]
Three of our amazing graduate students presented at the Society for Sex Therapy & Research’s (SSTAR) 48th Annual Hybrid Meeting!
Our very own PI, Dr. Samantha Dawson is the scientific co-chair for this year’s conference alongside Dr. Kristen Mark! Here is a little sneak-peek into the research we presented: ⭐️ Marta T. Kolbuszewska, BA (she/her): We examined associations between facets of sexual function, sexual distress, and psychological symptoms in women with and without sexual function […]
Title: Lab Manager Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Greta is completing the final year of her undergrad in psychology (B.A.) and has previously conducted research on coping with suicidal behaviours. Her research interests include suicide and non-suicidal self-injury, eating disorders, anxiety and depression, and interpersonal dysfunction. Her work at a charitable organization has given her a passion […]
Title: Research Assistant Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Abril is a third-year student majoring in psychology with a minor in international relations. Her research interests include attraction, the pleasure gap, and sexual communication in the digital age. She is inspired by new directions in sexuality research, especially concerning inclusion and intersectionality. Her work in podcasting has given […]
Title: Research Assistant Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Yana graduated from UBC in 2019 with a B.A. (Hons) in Psychology. Her research interests include understanding how cognitive processes can influence our arousal and/or attraction, how maladaptive thought patterns can impair sexual response and sexual well-being, interventions for alleviating distracting cognitions and thoughts, cultural differences in sexuality, and […]
Title: Communications Coordinator Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Natasha is a fourth-year Psychology major at UBC with a minor in Critical Studies in Sexuality. She has gone back to school as a mature student to pursue a second career as a clinical psychologist and sexologist. Her clinical interests include gender and sexuality (sexual dysfunction, CSA, hypersexuality, and […]
Title: Research AssistantWork Learn & Directed Studies Student Pronouns: He/Him/His About: Anthony is a fourth-year BSc student majoring in Integrated Sciences and French. He is interested in interdisciplinary research with a focus on health inequities and sexual health education. He hopes to pursue graduate studies in public health and conduct research on the sexual health […]
Title: Former Research Assistant (2022) Indigenous Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program Student Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Nicki is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in psychology. Her research interests include the relationship between children with PTSD and its adverse effects into adulthood, as well as links between anxiety and depression. In the future, she has intentions of pursuing […]
Title: MA Student (2020-2022) Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Sonia is a MA student in the UBC Clinical Psychology program. She has been conducting research in the field of sexuality using psychophysiology and eye tracking methods since 2016. Her master’s thesis will explore modifiable factors that promote individuals’ and couples’ sexual well-being, with the goal of developing […]