2017

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 […]

Deadline Extended – Dec 3! Call for Applications to GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar

Deadline Extended – Dec 3! Call for Applications to GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar

November 28 2017 GPP 591 Lind Initiative Seminar: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order Deadline has been extended to Dec. 3rd for students to apply to a competitive entry course as part of the Lind Initiative in Term 2.  Open to UBC upper-level (third and fourth year only) undergraduates and graduate students. Please complete the Lind Initiative Seminar […]

GPS Workshop: Business Writing + Time Management + Thesis Boot Camp

November 21 2017 Registration is now open for: Business Writing for Today’s Professional (Mitacs Training) Mon, Nov 27, 9 AM – 5 PM @ Thea Koerner House Register at: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16337-business-writing-todays-professional 2017-11-27 – Graduate Pathways to Success – Business Writing PDF   Time Management (Mitacs Training) Tue, Nov 28, 9 AM – 5 PM @ Thea Koerner House Register at: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16338-time-management 2017-11-28 […]

Few free spots left – Nov 24, 2017: SciCATS: Open access, modular science education training for grad students and post-docs in Science

November 21 2017 Nov 24, 2017: ScieCATS – Open access, modular science education training for grad students and post-docs in Science You’re invited to join SciCATS, your local science communication team on Friday, November 24, for a half-day science communication workshop right at UBC! Through in-class activities and discussion, we’ll delve into the following topics: […]

Graduate scholarships in Global Enviro Policy at American U

November 16 2017 Cultural & Political Ecology Student, please call your attention to the interdisciplinary programs in Global Environmental Policy and Natural Resources and Sustainable Development at American University’s School of International Service (SIS). Please note that we have secured funding for up to 10 new graduate scholarships for our incoming cohort of Global Environmental Policy students. This new “SIS Environmental Practice Award” […]

Challenges and Rewards of Teaching workshop (registration required)

November 16 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 […]

India Forestry Field School – Global Seminar Information Sessions

November 15 2017 India: International Conservation and Forest Resource Management Field School Coursework: CONS 453 (6 credits)   In this course, students will examine the complex system of tropical dry forest ecology and management, livelihoods, non-timber forest products, wildlife management and conservation in India. Interactions with local practitioners and people living on the landscape will […]

Transportation & Mobility Pricing Survey

November 15 2017   Metro Vancouver has launched a consultation on transportation and mobility pricing with the aim to reduce congestion. Below is the link to the survey. It takes about 10 minutes to provide your input. Valuable to complete even if you don’t drive. Feel free to share with your networks. https://its-time-en.ethelo.net/projects/59d1910a70726f1fee841500/vote/project-user/background   Below […]

Call for Applications: Spring Break NYC Practicum

November 15 2017 Eco Practicum has been running its desk-free school for ecological justice in the New York City bioregion for six years, and for the first time since we started, we have teamed up with an Eco Practicum alum to design a special Spring Break program: Community Organizing for Ecological Justice.  This four-day intensive offers […]

Free Statistical Consultation for Graduate Students and Post-docs

November 15 2017 The UBC Statistics Department offers several types of free statistical consultation, via SOS, STAT 551 and STAT 450/550, as follows. –  SOS (Statistical Opportunity for Students):  accepted year-round, UBC-V graduate students only, via a team of a senior Statistical consultant and a Statistics graduate student –  STAT 551:  accepted for consulting in Term […]