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Call for Applications: Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year. Value: an annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance of $4,000 over two years. UBC-V Submission Details: Please forward your […]

Call for Applications: Tri-Agency CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: September 14, 2018

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Fall 2018 Competition The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and […]

Call for Nominations: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: September 6, 2018

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian and international students are eligible to be […]

Call for Applications: IDRC Research Awards 2019 – Deadline: September 5, 2018

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2019. This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university. […]

Call for Nominations: Schmidt Science Fellowships – Deadline: August 6, 2018

Call for Nominations: Schmidt Science Fellowships The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to provide the next generation of scientific leaders and innovators with an exceptional opportunity. Fellows will receive a stipend of $100,000 to support their involvement in two core program components: (i) a full-time, 11+ month postdoctoral research study in a field-leading laboratory, focusing […]

Call for Applications: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship – Deadline: August 1st, 2018

With its internationally competitive level of funding and as Canada’s most prestigious trainee competition, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is one of the most sought-after fellowship opportunities for postdoctoral fellows. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, to develop their leadership potential, and […]

APSC Rising Stars 2018: Madie Melcer, BASC ’18 MECH Alumna

APSC Rising Stars 2018: Madie Melcer, BASC ’18 MECH Alumna

Photo by Clare Kiernan “I spent three years designing and building [Ada] with my team before taking the boat across Canada to launch her into the Atlantic Ocean for what was to be the first ever trans-Atlantic journey by an autonomous sailboat.” I’ve made my way through five years of mechanical engineering at UBC trying […]

Congratulations May 2018 Grads!

Congratulations May 2018 Grads!

Please join us in congratulating our most recent graduating class, who crossed the stage on May 30, 2018! A special congratulations also goes out to all of our award winners, who have made outstanding academic and/or leadership achievements during the course of their program. See below for this year’s winners. Major Awards Letson Prizes Awarded to the […]

APSC Rising Stars 2018: Diana Nino, BASC ’18, MECH Alumna

APSC Rising Stars 2018: Diana Nino, BASC ’18, MECH Alumna

Photo by Clare Kiernan “Engineering will teach you about yourself and how to push through difficult challenges to find a solution.” I am a proud mechanical engineer graduate who has always been interested in creating change and helping others. Throughout my education, I have been involved with the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Club (Club Mech) as […]

MECH Alum Wins Oral Presentation Award at Injury Biomechanics Symposium

MECH Alum Wins Oral Presentation Award at Injury Biomechanics Symposium

M’Beth Schoenfeld, a second-year MASc student in UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the Dr. Margaret H. Hines Award for best oral presentation at the 2018 Injury Biomechanics Symposium hosted by The Ohio State University. Now in its fourteenth year, the annual event aims “to stimulate and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent graduates.” Schoenfeld, […]