Graduate Pathways to Success: Time Management (via webinar)

November 14, 2016 Registration is now open for: Time Management (via Webinar) Wednesday, November 23 | 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM For further information or to register, visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15774-time-management-webinar   Considering 3MT in 2017? Start getting ready by partaking in the APSC 3MT Training Session “Strategies for Presenting your Thesis in 3 Minutes” next Thursday, […]

Call for Applications: SWAAC Graduate Student Award of Merit

November 14, 2016 At least three awards, each in the amount of $3,000, will be awarded annually to the women graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining exemplary academic records. The University of British Columbia may nominate one student for the award to the 2017 Western Provinces […]

World Bank – “Blog your job market paper” series

November 10, 2016 We are pleased to launch for the sixth year a call for PhD students on the job market to blog their job market paper on the Development Impact blog.  We welcome blog posts on anything related to empirical development work, impact evaluation, or measurement. For examples, you can see posts from 2015, 2014,  2013 and 2012. We will […]

NEW Workshop: Teaching Oral Communication in Science

November 10, 2016 Teaching Oral Communication in Science Thursday November 17 9:30 am – 12:00 pm This two and a half-hour workshop focuses on best practices for educators teaching oral presentation skills in science classes. Participants will explore evidence from literature, characteristics of the learning environment, best practices for assignment and assessment design and how […]

The 2017 Coastal Ocean Awards nomination deadline is Monday November 21

November 10, 2016 This is a reminder that nominations for the 2017 Coastal Ocean Awards are due by the end of day on Monday November 21st, 2016. On behalf of the Coastal Ocean Research Institute and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, I invite you to honour a person or project that you admire by […]

Graduate Pathways to Success: Thesis Bootcamp; Submitting Your Thesis (ONLINE and in person) + Doctoral Exam Preparation

November 7, 2016 Registration is now open for: Thesis Boot Camp (Two day workshop; option to only attend the one hour opening panel session on Tuesday) Tuesday, Nov 15 and Wednesday, Nov 16 | 1:00PM to 5:00PM For more information or to register, please visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15784-thesis-boot-camp   Submitting Your Thesis Preparing to submit your thesis? This […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis at SESYNC

November 3, 2016 Applications are now being accepted for the fourth Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis, hosted by the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis, Maryland from March 7-10, 2017. As part of this highly interactive workshop, graduate students from across disciplines and from around the world will participate in sessions and activities designed to encourage […]

Master’s Tri-Council and Affiliated Master’s Competitions – Application Deadline: 5pm Thursday December 1, 2016

October 31, 2016 Details on the Master’s Tri-Council (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) and Affiliated Master’s competitions are found below, please read all details carefully. **If you are going to apply for any of these competitions, please let the IRES Graduate office know (Stefanie Ickert and Kyla Hicks).** For those applying, you will also need to […]

Final Call for Registration! Geoinformatics Seminar Series (FRST 580C 201)

Final Call for Registration!  Geoinformatics Seminar Series (FRST 580C 201) This course is at risk of being cancelled if registration is low, so please enroll ASAP if you plan to take it.   Geoinformatics Seminar summary: This is a 3-credit course meeting Tuesdays 14:00-17:00 in Winter Term 2 There are no required prerequisites, but an interest […]

Accepting Applications for 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships

October 24, 2016 Accepting Applications for 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships. Fellows will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. university for up to 12 weeks on climate change mitigation research. The […]