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VanBUG Winter 2015 events – save the dates!

Dear VanBUGger, I hope you had a wonderful holiday break. VanBUG is returning on Thursday, February 12th at 6pm with Dr. Nick Loman from the Institute for Microbiology and Infection at University of Birmingham. Dr. Loman’s talk is titled: “Genomes from metagenomes: new technologies and algorithms”. Bio: Dr. Loman is an Independent Research Fellow in […]

Save the date: 5th Annual BTP/IOP/GSAT Research Day

Dear students and faculty, We would like to invite you to join us on Friday, March 20th, from 9-5pm at UBC Robson Square for the 2015 BTP/IOP/GSAT (B.I.G.) Research Day. This cross-disciplinary retreat is a great chance to meet and mingle with other graduate students, and learn about the exciting interdisciplinary research happening at UBC. […]

Two Postdoc positions available

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Let’s Talk Science Recruitment‏

Dear Graduate Secretaries, My name is Leah Cooper and I am the communications and media coordinator this year for Let’s Talk Science. Could you please pass on our recruitment letter to graduate students in your department, it would be much appreciated! Thank you for taking the time and please contact me with any questions! Leah […]

Announcement: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Scholarships‏

Dear graduate program faculty and staff, Please distribute the following competition announcement to your students: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens engaged in or about to start doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at UBC. Annual Value: $6,000 […]

Competition Announcement: Third call for 2014-2015 MSFSS (NSERC and CIHR only)‏

Hello graduate program staff and faculty, Please distribute the following announcement to your students: CIHR and NSERC Third call for 2014-2015 MSFSS Applications In order to allocate their full funding for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are holding an additional […]

Competition Announcement: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship – due Feb 9‏

f you are eligible to apply for this award, please send all application materials to me no later than Feb 9, 2015. Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Amount: $16,000 – $18,000 Deadline: G+PS deadline 13 February, 2015, check with your graduate program for their internal deadline The University of British Columbia offers multi-year fellowships to Master’s and […]

Statistical Opportunity for Students (SOS)‏

The Statistical Opportunity for Students (SOS) The Statistical Consulting and Research Laboratory (SCARL) is proud to offer an hour of statistical consulting to UBC graduate students at no charge to the student. The SOS program is designed to help graduate students formulate and understand the statistical issues involved in their research projects. The program is […]

February 2015 Graduation Deadlines.‏

Dear Graduate Program Staff and Graduate Advisors Can you please forward this information to all Graduate Students that are hoping to have their degree granted in February 2015, and the congregation ceremony in May, 2015. Please advise students that Enrolment Services will not accept any late applications for graduation, and there will be no exceptions […]

Deadline for January 2015 Registration.‏

Dear Graduate Staff and Advisors Please be aware of the following deadlines for January 2015 Registration Can you please forward this deadline information to your Graduate Students. Thanks, Evelyn *********************************************************************************** Monday, 19 January 2015 Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C […]