2018

GPS workshop: Entrepreneurship (Mitacs) February and March 2018

February 14 2018 Heats have begun for Three Minute Thesis!  Interested in presenting?  Join the Mar 7th Multidisciplinary Heat or others posted at http://3mt.grad.ubc.ca/schedule/ .   Registration is now open for: Discovering the Entrepreneur Within (Mitacs) Wed, Feb 21, 9:00 AM– 5:00 PM @Thea Koerner House Register at: www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16376-discovering-entrepreneur-within   (CSIC Event) Graduate Career Exploration […]

Service Learning Programs Abroad

Service Learning Programs Abroad

February 9 2018 BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE: 2018 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.   Operation Groundswell is a non-profit that runs travel, community service, and experiential education programs around the globe. We dig into social justice issues while working […]

Equity Enhancement Fund: Call for Proposals

February 9 2018 The UBC Equity & Inclusion Office is now accepting applications for the 2018 Equity Enhancement Fund. The fund supports collaborative projects that engage campus communities towards a more equitable, inclusive and welcoming UBC. Funding is available for projects up to $25,000 and is open to students, staff and faculty. To learn more […]

2018 Green Labs Fund – Apply now!

Feb 9 2018 The 2018 Green Labs Fund application cycle is now open! If you’re looking for financial support to reduce the environmental impact of your research activities or laboratory, then this is the fund for you. Your innovative plan could make you the lucky recipient of up to $4,000. Find out how to apply […]

Grad Services at Centre for Student Involvement and Careers (CSIC)

Feb 9 2018 Introducing Danielle Barkley We’d like to e-introduce you to Danielle Barkley, Graduate Educator with the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers (CSIC).   Danielle works to support graduate student career and professional development; she has provided a summary of the Graduate services available at the CSIC below:     Graduate Services at […]

Last week for young leaders to apply for Generation SDG

Feb 8 2018 The Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) is hosting a summit on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and looking for young leaders to participate Last week for young leaders to apply for Generation SDG! We are looking for diverse group of young leaders (aged 18-30) who live in Canada to share their […]

CONFORWest Graduate Student Conference call for abstracts

Feb 8 2018 CONFORWest Graduate Student Conference. CONFORWest is a student run conference by students, for students. The conference is expected to draw about 40 to 50 graduate students and senior undergraduates from all over western Canada and the western USA. Students come from all research fields: forestry, ecology, hydrology, entomology, silviculture, environmental policy, wildlife […]

3 Volunteering Opportunities Let’s Talk Science events

Feb 8 2018 Family Day Pyjama Party at the Old Barn (URGENT) The University Neighbourhoods Association is hosting a Family Day Pyjama Party at the Old Barn Community Centre. This free event is sure to engage children from the UBC community, and UBCLTS will be there to run a few fun science activities for the […]

Call for Abstracts: GSCS Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at UBC, April 26, 2018

February 8 2018 Call for Abstracts: ”GSCS Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference: Borders, Boundaries, and the Space Between”   Abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2018   Thursday April 26, 2018 Liu Institute for Global Issues   Inquiry in the social sciences is focused on borders and boundaries. Inequality – the social issue at the heart of social […]

Next BioTAP workshop Feb 19

February 5 2018 Diversity in the classroom is an inevitability. Therefore, inclusivity is hugely important and impacts the learning of many individuals who feel marginalized and uncomfortable participating. Join us on Feb 19 (reading week) to talk about how you as a TA can create an inclusive classroom environment and make a more enriching learning […]