Summary Report Available: Re-imagining the PhD Symposium
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
The symposium for Re-imagining the PhD, held at the Liu Institute for Global Issues on June 6th, 2014, was conceived as an "experiment in community dialogue," an attempt to begin a critical conversation around the parameters, content, and purposes of doctoral education.
Spotlight On: 2014 UBC Killam PDF Winner Matthias Görges
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Dr. Matthias Görges is the recipient of a 2014 UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research prize. Awarded annually, the prestigious $5,000 prize is given in recognition of the distinguished research achievements of a UBC postdoctoral fellow during their time at UBC.
UBC PhD Student Advances to National 3MT Final
Friday, 2 May 2014
May 2, 2014 - Congratulations to UBC's PhD Student Stephanie Harvard! She rose to the top of an outstanding group of 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) presentations to place 2nd in the the Western regional English language event hosted by the University of Calgary.
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.