2017

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December 18, 2107 The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) called for action on improved nutrient use and manure management towards sustainable and resilient agricultural systems. To support decision-making with evidence also in this area, the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership […]

2018 PICS Internship funding call open for proposals

December 14 2017 2018- PICS Internship program call for proposals The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) produces knowledge that is actively used by decision makers to develop effective mitigation and adaptation policies and actions. Every year PICS supports the hiring of university students to work on projects relevant to our vision, mandate and objectives. […]

Master of Food and Resource Economics, UBC

December 14 2017   Interested in Food and Resource Economics? Want to pursue graduate studies? Did you consider the Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC?     What is MFRE? MFRE is a unique one-year professional masters program combining economics, policy and business as viewed from an agriculture, food, […]

Food related graduate research opportunities at Waterloo, Dalhousie and UBC-O

Funded Graduate Opportunities SSHRC Project Canadians’ Food Choices: From individual behaviours to global environmental change Do you want to work with a multi-disciplinary research team for your graduate studies? We are a cross-Canada team in the fields of industrial ecology, ecological economics, marketing/behavioral change, engineering, food environments, planning, and nutrition. Dr. Goretty Dias (Principal Investigator) […]

Build your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills

December 4 2017 Seats still available for: Conflict Resolution: Managing Tough People and Even Tougher Situations Fri, Dec 8, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (@Thea Koerner House) and 2 PM – 3:30 PM (via webinar) In-person: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16537-conflict-resolution-managing-tough-people-even-tougher-situations Webinar: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16567-conflict-resolution-managing-tough-people-even-tougher-situations-webinar   Registration now open for: Build your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills (2 Days) Tue, Dec 12 & […]

David Suzuki Foundation Fellowship Program

Nov 30 2017   At the present time, we are seeking applicants to be considered for one of three fellowships that we have available across the country.  More specifically, we are seeking graduate students whose research is focused on climate change solutions including climate change adaptation, communications and indigenous knowledge.   I was hoping to speak […]

RES 500X: Survey Design in the Environmental Social Sciences

 November 29 2017 RES 500X: Survey Design in the Environmental Social Sciences https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=3&dept=RES&course=500X  RES 500X – Winter Term 2 – 2018 Poster   2017, Term 2   Instructor: Terre Satterfield   Tuesdays, 2pm-5pm   Location: TBA   Enrollment: Graduate Students (or advanced undergraduates with instructor approval and completed G+PS form)   Description Survey research is increasingly […]

Tri-Council and Affiliated Master’s Competitions – Application Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

November 28 2017 A friendly reminder that the Master’s CGSM applications and Affiliated applications are due this Friday, Dec. 1 at 5pm.   CGSM applicants must complete and submit their application using the Research Portal. Affiliated applicants must submit their applications directly to the IRES Graduate Program Office (either hard copy or scanned copy are fine). […]

GPS Sessions: Statistics III Webinar + Project Management + Conflict Resolution Workshop/Webinar

November 28 2017 Seats still available for this week’s: Thesis Boot Camp (2 day event with panel and writing sessions) Wed & Thu, Nov 29 & 30, 1 PM – 5 PM @ Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Register at: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16446-thesis-boot-camp-2-day   Registration now open for: Statistics III: Two Group Comparisons and ANOVA Models (via Webinar) Mon, […]

Challenges and Rewards of Teaching workshop- your experience as a TA

November 28 2017 As the semester winds down, it’s time to reflect on your experience as a TA or explore the challenges of TAing before you even start. More than half of all academic jobs value teaching as a necessary skill. BioTAP is hosting its next workshop on the Challenges and Rewards of  Teaching and Where to […]