Events

Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Together with UBC’s University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO), the Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Graduate Pathways to Success are proud to present a workshop that provides you with an essential understanding of intellectual property (IP) and academic technology transfer.

Monday, 21 January 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This 2-day workshop provides an experiential, collaborative learning experience to enable participants to integrate the principles of project management, team building, group dynamics and leadership that participants can apply immediately and in their future careers and lives. Participants experience the processes of collaborative planning and management and can see the benefits firsthand. 

Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This workshop will introduce participants to some of the concepts that drive perfectionism so that they may have a better understanding of what is going on as well as provide strategies to manage the challenging parts that arise.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Model the relationship between two quantitative variables by regression or correlation analysis. We expand the regression model to include additional predictor variables, including other quantitative variables (multiple regression) and categorical variables (ANCOVA) and discuss the importance of checking the model assumptions.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

This session is part of a series leading up to the 2019 3MT Competition at UBC (3mt.grad.ubc.ca). To see the others in this series, please visit: http://3mt.grad.ubc.ca/schedule/.

Participants will look at the role that stories play in social change work and will learn about the power of stories as tools for connection and reflection. Participants will learn how to develop and tell their own stories, as a strategy to move people to action.

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Thursday, 31 January 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

In this one-day workshop, theory is introduced in short bursts and participants spend the majority of time practicing their presentation skills while receiving onsite feedback.

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Have you ever wondered about strategies you can use to build strong relationships with your supervisor? Have you thought about ways of avoiding conflicts or managing them? If that is the case, this is the workshop for you! We will be describing important strategies for developing strong working relationships that support progress through your graduate program and for addressing and managing conflict. We will also share some scenarios for small group work that are derived from actual supervisor-student situations. There will be ample time for discussion.

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

This session will review strategies for delivering a compelling presentation in the 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition at UBC (3MT 2019@UBC), valuable methods that may be applied broadly to oral dissemination of your research (conference presentations, job interviews, networking events).

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

How to compare two groups when the response is binary or count data. What happens if we have more than two groups or more than one predictor whether numeric or categorical. We talk about logistic, Poisson and negative binomial regression analysis with an introduction to generalized linear models and show how to interpret the model coefficients in each case.

Monday, 25 February 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Using an interactive, team-based approach, this full-day workshop builds awareness of the current Canadian entrepreneurial landscape and resources available to those looking to start their own business. Using the tools and techniques used in the first part of the workshop, teams create a product or service concept that they will present to the group.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Methods like Regression and ANOVA model the mean structure of the observed data while making specific assumptions about the variance. Ignoring the lack of independence due to repeated measurements on the same unit or clusters of related units may lead to wrong conclusions. We show how mixed effects models are used in such cases to model the variance structure of the data as well as the mean.

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses
Facilitator

Max Read, Associate Director of Student Academic Services, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

This session will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include:

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses
Facilitator

Max Read, Associate Director of Student Academic Services, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

This webinar will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include:

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

With the arrival of the internet came the promise of a faster, cheaper, and more democratic method of disseminating scholarly research. Almost 20 years later, the scholarly publishing ecosystem is largely dominated by the same small group of publishers and many are still struggling to make their work available to a general audience. Join Stephanie Savage to discuss the current realities of academic publishing, what the future might hold, and how you, as scholars and authors, fit into a system of diverse stakeholders and competing interests.

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses
Facilitator

Max Read, Associate Director of Student Academic Services, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

This session will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include:

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses
Facilitator

Max Read, Associate Director of Student Academic Services, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

This webinar will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include: