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American Journal of Epidemiology – 2019 Article of the Year

American Journal of Epidemiology – 2019 Article of the Year

Every year, readers and the Editors of the American Journal of Epidemiology nominate papers they feel represent the very best of the AJE and, by extension, the field of epidemiology. Dr. Eric Kim’s paper on purpose in life and subsequent health and wellbeing was awarded the 2019 Article of the Year! Congratulations, Dr. Kim! Link to […]

Spotlight: Dr. Eric Kim

In a Q&A, our lab director, Dr. Eric Kim, shares his research and how a certain role model sparked his interest in adult development and aging. Dr. Kim joined the UBC Department of Psychology as an assistant professor on July 1, 2020. What kinds of questions do you try to answer through your research? My […]

Springer Early Career Achievement Award

Dr. Eric Kim received the the Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging, from Division 20 of the American Psychology Association. This award honours an individual whose work has made significant early career contributions to understanding critical issues in the psychology of adult development and aging. Congratulations, Dr. Kim! For […]

APS Rising Stars

Dr. Eric Kim was named a 2019 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. Congratulations, Dr. Kim! “Anything I do […]

MSFHR Scholar Award

Dr. Eric Kim was named as a 2020 MSFHR Scholar Award recipient. The MSFHR Scholar Program supports early career researchers as they establish independent research careers, form their own research teams and develop research programs that advance cutting-edge health solutions. Congratulations, Dr. Kim! “I’m deeply grateful to MSFHR for this Award and also the wonderful mentors, […]

The Washington Post

Dr. Eric Kim’s research and interview on purpose and longevity was featured in The Washington Post. Click below to read the article! January 3, 2021. “Boosting our sense of meaning in life is an often overlooked longevity ingredient”.

BBC News

Dr. Eric Kim’s research on volunteering and health was featured in BBC News. Click below to read the article! December 15, 2020. “Why being kind to others is good for your health”.