GPS Updates

Dec 20, 2018 Foundations of Pedagogy 1 (Jan 8 – Mar 5), registration open | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5495 Google AI Impact Challenge, apply by Jan 22 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5487 Essay Competition to attend St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, apply by Feb 1 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5497

Invitation: PICS Theme Partnership Program – UBC Information Session

Dec 20, 2018 Partnerships that generate climate solutions: Co-designed, co-developed, co-delivered research  The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) recently announced a call for proposals under its new Theme Partnership Program. PICS welcomes proposals for its new $1M Program, which will connect top researchers with policy and industry leaders to develop climate change solutions. Partnerships between the academic community and climate solution decision-makers in […]

Competition Announcement: Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Dec 11, 2018 Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Value: $40,000 stipend plus $20,000 travel allowance per year, for up to 3 years UBC applicant deadline: 11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Friday, January 18, 2019 Up to 20 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support doctoral students pursuing research related to one of its four founding themes: Human […]

Elizabeth Henry Scholarship open January 20, 2019

Dec 10, 2018 The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship is a yearly award of $2,000 to a graduate student or students whose proposed research is based in British Columbia. The next call for scholarship applications will open January 20 and close May 10, 2019. Please check back for details. Eligibility Requirements These are requirements for the Award: […]

MSFHR Research Trainee Program – Info Session at UBC on Dec 13

Dec 10, 2018 MSFHR Research Trainee Program The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Research Trainee Program is designed to attract, recognize, and support outstanding researchers who have completed a PhD, or are a health professional eligible for a fellowship (or equivalent) program, by providing funding that helps protect time for health research activities. […]

Funded graduate student positions available in West Virginia University Geography Program (2019-20) (deadline: Jan 15)

Dec 7, 2018 Funded graduate student positions available in West Virginia University Geography Program (2019-20) The Geography Program at West Virginia University is currently recruiting M.A. and Ph.D. students for 2019-20 academic year, with competitive funding packages available through Research and Teaching Assistantships.  WVU Geography offers both Master’s and Doctoral degrees and a rigorous certificate program in […]

Call for Applications – UBC Sustainability Scholars Program (deadline: Dec 11)

Dec 7, 2018 Call for Applications – UBC Sustainability Scholars Program (paid internship starting in January) The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is offering UBC graduate students the opportunity to work on a funded sustainability-related research project starting January 7, 2019. Current full-time UBC graduate students from all academic disciplines are eligible to apply. Applications will […]

Get involved with Conference2Classroom

Dec 7, 2018 If you are attending a conference and want to engage with local students register with Conference2Classroom at https://www.conference2classroom.ca/register.html Conference2Classroom is committed to science communication, community outreach and future building by facilitating bringing individuals attending conferences to classrooms in the host city across Canada. Classrooms will benefit from learning about your work and […]

New PICS $1M Theme Partnership Program (deadline: Feb 15)

Dec 7, 2018 Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Theme Partnership, which will award up to $1 million over four years to a project, targets robust research projects that develop end-user focused new climate mitigation and adaptation solutions. Theme Partnership generates partnerships and lasting climate solutions in BC and beyond. Partnerships between the academic community […]

Call for a PhD student on the Contribution of Local Knowledge of Climate Change (deadline: Dec 9)

Dec 7, 2018 Doctoral Student needed  Local Indicators of Climate Change Impacts. The Contribution of Local Knowledge to Climate Change Research (LICCI)   Duration of contract: January 2019- January 2023 Project description: We invite applications for a doctoral position in the ERC funded project “Local Indicators of Climate Change Impacts. The Contribution of Local Knowledge […]