Three Minute Thesis Semi-Final Info + Graduate Pathways to Success updates‏

Dear graduate program staff and advisors, Please forward the below information to your graduate students: The Three Minute Thesis semi-finals are tomorrow, the final on Thursday! Join us to learn about the diverse research discoveries of UBC graduate students. All events are open to the public. These are like mini-TED talks well worth watching! Semi-finals: […]

UBC Public Scholars Initiative for Doctoral Students‏

Dear PhD students and supervisors, There is a growing wave of interest at UBC (and elsewhere) in broadening our ideas of what doctoral education can encompass, especially to include more diverse and career-relevant forms of scholarship. In recognition of these new directions, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is very pleased to announce a pilot support and […]

Student printing posters – please respond to this email by March 11

CM_poster guidelines Hi All, The program has some extra money that it needs to spend before the end of March, so the program will pay for the retreat posters for those that are having new ones printed. If you are having a poster printed for the retreat – let me know by this Wednesday, March […]

Opportunities at contextual genomics‏

http://bioinformatics.ca/resources/jobs/senior-software-developer-1 http://bioinformatics.ca/resources/jobs/bioinformatics-analyst-9 *Job Summary:* A senior position is available immediately to join an exciting and growing enterprise poised to make accessible next generation cancer sequencing diagnostics widely available. The Senior Software Developer will design and implement bioinformatics workflows and software for novel and proprietary cancer-focused next generation sequencing assays. This will entail developing robust, efficient […]

New Group Content: Competition Announcement: Canadian Student Health Research Forum‏

If you are interested in entering this competition, please send me your application materials (your abstract) to me no later than February 25th. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Entering its 28th year, the 2015 Canadian Student Health Research Forum will take place on 2-4 June, 2015 in Winnipeg. This forum is a valuable opportunity for health research trainees in […]

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 […]