UBC MINE 555: Mining and Society Graduate Course offered in Term 2

December 16, 2016 Dear colleagues, Dr. Marcello Veiga (Mining Engineering) and I will be co-teaching Mining and Society (MINE555) next term. This seminar provides both academics and practitioners a holistic view of the mining sector and its impact on communities in Canada and worldwide. Course involvement includes presentations, role-plays and interactive exercises led by Dr […]

Recruiting PhD & Master Students in Human Dimensions of the Environment @ North Carolina State University

December 16, 2016 Now recruiting PhD and/or MS students Human Dimensions of the Environment Priority deadlines: Fall Admission: February 15th    Spring Admission: October 15 Start date: Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 Advisor: Dr. Bethany Cutts (https://cnr.ncsu.edu/directory/bethany-cutts/) To Apply: https://www.ncsu.edu/grad/applygrad.htm Research Area 1: Urban Environmental Equity The successful student will work with geographers, landscape ecologists, and […]

Open for Registration: New Online Public Engagement Course at BCCIC

December 7, 2016 Dear Colleagues who work in social change and global cooperation,   As part of the Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), the BC Council for International Cooperation has been a part of the design and creation of an all-new online training course on public engagement which is […]

2017 PICS Internships Call

December 7, 2016 Please see the following for details: http://pics.cmail2.com/t/ViewEmail/j/5FB231FBCDF817EF/8E0BA32B28286203C5EC08CADFFC107B

Graduate Pathways to Success: Managing Emotions, Conflict and Change

December 5, 2016 Registration is now open for: Strengthening Teams: Managing Emotions, Conflict and Change Monday, December 12 | 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM For further information or to register, visit http://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15466-strengthening-teams-managing-emotions-conflict-change   Please visit the community.grad.ubc.ca<http://community.grad.ubc.ca> forums for other graduate student opportunities including:   Doing Geography in the Field – Developing a Field Course […]

UBC Course Cancelled: The Trump Impact: Change, challenges, responses

December 5, 2016 This UBC course is cancelled.  GPP 591E 001 (Seminar) Course Title: The Trump Impact: Change, challenges, responses The election of Donald Trump represents a seismic shift in US policy and global affairs. This unique seminar class featuring sessions led by six top US thinkers including former U.S. Labour Secretary Robert Reich, will […]

Graduate Pathways to Success: Project Mgmt I – 2 Days

November 28, 2016   Registration is now open for: Foundations of Project Management I: A Team Based Approach (A Mitacs Step Workshop – 2 Days) Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6 and 7 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Note: students MUST commit to the two full days) For further information or to register, visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/13345-foundations-project-management-i-team-based-approach-2-days […]

ESEE & EKLIPSE Summerschool Budapest: Impact of your research

November 24, 2016 ESEE Summer School 2017 IMPACT: Approaches and Tools for Enhancing the Social and Policy Impact of Your Research 18-20 June 2017, Corvinus University of Budapest Theme and Objectives We invite postgraduate students, PhD students and early-stage researchers to join the 2017 ESEE Summer School. The theme of the summer school is IMPACT: […]

New Course for Term 2: Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future (RES 500W)

November 21, 2016 Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future (RES 500W)   This is a one-time UBC graduate course starting January 2017 Special funding received to host this interdisciplinary course and bring in 6 world renowned speakers (link to invited speakers list) Graduate students (and 4th years students) welcome from all departments. We bring […]

Graduate Pathways to Success: Entrepreneurship, Statistics

November 21, 2016   Registration is now open for: Statistics III: Two Group Comparisons and ANOVA Models Tuesday, November 29 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM For further information or to register, visit https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15658-statistics-iii-two-group-comparisons-anova-models   Discovering the Entrepreneur Within (a Mitacs Step workshop) Wednesday, November 30 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM For further information […]