In the news: graduate students and postdocs
Tuesday, 12 April 2022
UBC graduate students and postdoctoral fellows contribute to research projects, make discoveries and develop solutions to problems. Their outstanding work is featured in the news every month. Here are just some media highlights from this quarter.
Dr. Jenny Phelps appointed Assistant Vice-Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Friday, 24 September 2021
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jenny Phelps as the new Assistant Vice-Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Strategic Academic Initiatives effective September 1, 2021.
2020/2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded to 26 UBC researchers
Thursday, 15 July 2021
Twenty doctoral students at UBC have received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS), and six postdoctoral fellows have received Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Impact story: the climate crisis
Monday, 7 June 2021
The climate crisis ranks among one of the most crucial forces that is shaping the livelihoods of younger generations. Worried for their futures, students have been empowered as social change agents through acts of activism, putting pressure on higher powers. UBC consistently ranks among the top universities for taking urgent action to fight climate change, and UBC students have had a huge impact in this.
G+PS Message on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School
Friday, 4 June 2021
For far too long, Indigenous parents, families and communities whose children were stolen by residential schools and who never returned home, have been calling for answers. They have demanded accountability for the emotional, physical and sexual abuse, malnourishment and harsh conditions children were forced to endure, and have long sought support for investigation and protection of those sites where children were buried.