Ecological Farming Short Course – Sep 29-30 (UBC Farm) & UBC Farm Practicum

September 20 2017 Helen Atthowe & Carl Rosato, farmers with a combined 55+ years of  farming experience, are coming  from Oregon to offer three special workshops in ecological farming.  Starting Friday, Sept 29th, Carl will be teaching, “Orchard Eco-Organic Management”.  On Saturday, Sept 30th, Helen and Carl will collaborate to teach “Managing Ecological Relationships Instead of Crops: […]

Distribution of Wastewater Reuse Research Survey

September 20 2017 Survey on Global Consumer Perceptions of Wastewater Reuse in Agriculture UBC researchers are collaborating with researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden on an international survey to understand global consumer perceptions of wastewater reuse in agriculture and provide basis for future research in environmentally and socially acceptable approaches to sustainable wastewater reuse. Help […]

UBC REC Intramurals

September 19 2017 For those of you still interested in playing UBC Rec intramurals, there is a free agent facebook group with threads for the specific leagues. You can mention your sport of interest and hopefully a team captain will contact you. Deadline to register teams for the UBC intramural leagues are due 19-21 September, […]

GPS Workshops: Time Management + Non-Academic Careers for Humanities & Arts + Knowledge Mobilization at VCHRI

There is still space available for next week’s Knowledge Mobilization sessions at VCHRI: Knowledge Mobilization: Lessons learned from a decade of impact: keynote session discussing strategies and experiences in designing and implementing a knowledge mobilization plan Thursday, Sept 28, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre (@Oak and 12th, VGH […]

Call for Applications to the Liu Scholars Program

Call for Applications to the Liu Scholars Program

September 19 2017 Applications are now open to the Liu Scholars program at the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Current UBC doctoral students in any year from any discipline are invited to apply. The Liu Scholars program was created in 2009 in order to bring together exceptional PhD students from across UBC to facilitate collaborative, […]

Call for Proposals – Vivien M Srivastava Career-mentoring Initiatives

September 19 2017 In partnership with the Vivien M. Srivastava Memorial Endowment Fund, the Dean sponsors the following career-mentoring workshops hosted by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows for their peers in the Faculty of Science. Application deadline for proposal submissions: October 27, 2017. For details and the application process, please visit the initiative websites indicated […]

A Seminar on Waste

September 19 2017 http://hrc.rice.edu/2018-19RiceSeminar/home Wastes: Histories and Futures Waste is omnipresent. The more it surrounds and shapes the conditions of life and culture, the more urgently it solicits attention. Since the pioneering work of Mary Douglas, who understood waste as “matter out of place,” waste has been understood by a range of disciplines through ideas […]

University of British Columbia Webinar

September 19 2017 You are invited to the upcoming Using NVivo as a Research Tool webinar. This free webinar will provide an overview demonstration of key functionality of NVivo software for qualitative research. Topics to be covered in the webinar include: -Visualizations (coding stripes, charts, word trees, word clouds, mind maps, hierarchical charts, sociograms) -Queries […]

Mitacs funding for collaborative international research

September 19 2017 Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to apply is November 8, 2017, at 5 p.m. PT. Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to senior undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines. Funding starts at $6,000. Students in Canada can […]

Call for Earth Company’s Impact Hero Award 2018

September 14 2017 Earth Company selects one exceptional change-maker a year (whom we call an Impact Hero) from the Asia Pacific region and we are now accepting nominations for our next Impact Hero whom we will deliver customize support over three years! Just like the three predecessors – Bella Galhos (’15), Robin Lim (’16), and Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner (’17) – our next Impact Hero […]