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Fluids Seminar – November 20, 2019 – Professor Eric Climent

Fluids Seminar – November 20, 2019 – Professor Eric Climent

Preferential accumulation and vertical migration of phytoplankton cells in turbulence Professor Eric Climent Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse (IMFT) When: November 20, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane     Abstract:Many phytoplankton species are motile, propelling themselves through water with velocities ranging from 10 to 1000 microns […]

Call for Applications: UBC Affiliated Fellowships & Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s – Deadline: December 2, 2019

UBC Affiliated Fellowships-Master’s The UBC Affiliated Fellowships Master’s competition runs in concert with the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M; see below) competition. Approximately 50 fellowship with values ranging from $175 to $16,000 are offered through this competition. Current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students can apply regardless of citizenship or visa status. Detailed Affiliated Fellowships-Master competition information with […]

Info Session: JSPS Fellowships for Research in Japan – November 8, 2019

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the largest research-funding agency in Japan. It operates under the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Funding opportunities are available to most fields (social-science, humanities, STEM, multi-disciplinary) for research at all Japanese Universities and public research institutions: Doctoral students who are near program […]

Hull Testing Returns to UBC after 12 Years

Hull Testing Returns to UBC after 12 Years

On Tuesday, October 8th, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) graduate students embarked on the waters of the Fraser River delta to test model ship hulls, marking the first time hull testing has been done by students at UBC in the last twelve years. This has been facilitated by the recent addition of UBC Marine […]

Fluids Seminar – October 21, 2019 – Dr. Thomasina Ball

Fluids Seminar – October 21, 2019 – Dr. Thomasina Ball

Modelling viscous flow and elastic deformation in fold-thrust belts and magmatic intrusions Dr. Thomasina Ball When: October 21, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 1203 | 6250 Applied Science Lane   Abstract:Fluid dynamics governs many phenomena on the Earth’s surface and interior, from the emplacement of fluid magma, to the viscous deformation of mountain ranges […]

Media Mention: Virtual Reality Video Games Make Rehab Fun For Younger Patients

Media Mention: Virtual Reality Video Games Make Rehab Fun For Younger Patients

Magnifying mistakes leads to more meaningful motor learning. Experts commonly advise that the best exercise is exercise you enjoy doing—that way you’ll keep doing it. The same holds true for rehabilitation exercise, especially when it comes to younger patients. Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute scientists recently tested gaming devices equipped with immersive virtual reality (VR) […]

Scholarships Info Session: CGS-M Masters – October 28, 2019

Scholarships Info Session: CGS-M Masters Monday 28 October 2019 Open to fourth-year undergrads and first-year Master’s students, this session will provide a detailed overview of the CGS-M award competition, including advice on writing a successful application. Eligibility criteria for major funding agencies will be reviewed, as well as application procedures and tips for putting together […]

Call for Applications: Google PhD Fellowship – Deadline: November 6, 2019

Google PhD Fellowship The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding PhD graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science and related research areas. The fellowship provides full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment for two years, with possible […]