New Associate Dean, PDFO and Graduate Student Development
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
April 28, 2014 – It is with great pleasure that the Office of the Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies announces the appointment of Associate Professor Rachel Fernandez to the position of Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Graduate and Professional Development.
It's Time: 3 Minute Thesis Semi-final and Final
Monday, 10 March 2014
Please join the audience - attendance is free - and prepare to be intrigued, amazed and inspired as UBC graduate students deliver a fascinating 3 minute presentation about their graduate student research. Three Minute Thesis @ UBC semi-final and final rounds take place this week at the Ballroom, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road.
Two UBC PhD Students Receive Inaugural Prostate Cancer Canada Awards
Thursday, 9 January 2014
Two University of British Columbia PhD students have been selected to be among the first-ever recipients of the prestigious Prostate Cancer Canada Graduate Studentship awards. Natives of British Columbia Peter Axerio-Cilies and Philip Edgcumbe will split a total of $80,000 for two research projects with the potential to transform treatment and recovery for prostate cancer survivors.
Spotlight on Excellence: UBC Banting Postdocs: Part II
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Dr. Jeremy Hirota is one of UBC's 2013 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship awardeesa and winner of one of two 2014 UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research prizes - here we get the chance to learn more about his research into air quality and health.
UBC PhD Graduate Delivers Valedictory Address
Friday, 29 November 2013
Fall graduation is underway at UBC and for the first time in recent memory, attendees at Friday’s 11:30 a.m. convocation will be treated to a student address given by one of our newly-minted PhDs – Dr. Olga Pena, PhD Microbiology and Immunology.
UBC Appoints New Dean & Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic at UBC today released the following memo announcing the appointment of Dr. Susan Porter to the post of Dean & Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Spotlight on Excellence: UBC 2013 Banting Postdocs: Part I
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Over the next few weeks we'll be bringing you our Spotlight on Excellence series - your chance to get to know a little more about UBC's Banting Postdoctoral Fellows. First up, meet Dr. Supipi Duffy, a UBC postdoctoral fellow seeking to understand if, and how, genetic changes give rise to disease states such as cancer.
UBC Remembers, Monday November 11th
Friday, 8 November 2013
Please Note: the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies office will be closed Monday, November 11, 2013 in observance of Rememberance Day. We hope to see many of you for the service at War Memorial Gym, 10:45 a.m. Lest we forget. The office resumes regular business hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
UBC Vancouver Campus Safety Alert
Monday, 21 October 2013
The RCMP released a statement advising the community of a sexual assault that occurred on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the 2500 block of West Mall. This is the third reported stranger sexual assault to occur on campus since the end of September. This is a very serious concern for University RCMP and UBC Campus Security. It is critical that you take additional safety measures as well:
Grad Life Insights From UBC's 2013 Killam Doctoral Scholars
Thursday, 10 October 2013
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to introduce you to some of the recipients of the 2013 Killam Doctoral Scholarships. The awards provide financial support for Doctoral students completing advanced research at the University of British Columbia.
UBC's New 2013 Banting Postdoctoral Fellows
Wednesday, 2 October 2013
Early last week the Canadian government released the list of 2013 Banting Postdoctoral Fellows– of the seventy outstanding researchers receiving the prestigious award, seven are conducting their postdoctoral work at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
26 UBC Graduate Students are 2013 Vanier Scholars
Monday, 30 September 2013
Monday, September 23, 2013 the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State, Science and Technology, announced the awarding of 165 prestigious Vanier Scholarships to some of Canada’s finest graduate student scholars. Of this year’s honourees, 26 pursue their graduate studies at UBC.