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Call for Applications: WorksafeBC Research Training Awards – Deadline: March 22, 2019

WorksafeBC Research Training Awards WorksafeBC Research Training Awards are designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety research among graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels. These awards enable students to undertake full-time research training in B.C. — focusing on occupational illness, injury, and disability.  Research projects must address WorkSafeBC’s current research priorities to be […]

Call for Applications: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship – Deadline: February 28, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering wishes to promote undergraduate teaching excellence by annually awarding the Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship to senior PhD students who have demonstrated dedication to, and talent for, teaching. The Fellowship will provide a stipend of $10,000 and mentorship support to teach an undergraduate course within the department the following academic year. […]

Applied Mechanics Seminar – Feb 18, 2019 – Dr. Jinkyu Yang

Applied Mechanics Seminar – Feb 18, 2019 – Dr. Jinkyu Yang

Origami and Topology: Two Powerful Ingredients for Designing Mechanical Metamaterials Dr. Jinkyu Yang Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics University of Washington When: February 20, 2019 | 1 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Mechanical metamaterials are emerging as an enabling technology for manipulating mechanical energy flow at will. The […]

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

On January 23rd, second-year mechanical engineering students faced off in the Hyperloop Rail Challenge, racing their autonomous vehicles around a course with twists, turns and steep grades. This is the first of two design challenges meant to harness their academic learning in practical problem solving of a real-world issue. According to Mech 2 Coordinator, Dr. […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Career Activation Project

Graduate Student Career Activation Project https://students.ubc.ca/career/career-resources/career-resources-graduate#graduate-student-career-activation-project The CSIC wants to know how graduate students can activate their careers, and we have funds available to help you try stuff out. Dream big, or dive deep: whether it’s the cost of printing business cards to support your networking, enhancing your French language skills to prepare for a […]

Call for Applications: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: March 1, 2019

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens engaged in or about to start doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at UBC. Approximately 25 fellowships, valued at $8,000 each, will be awarded each year among the participating universities. Deadline for […]