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Change to Tri-Agency paid parental leave policy

The Tri-Agencies (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) have announced a change to the paid parental leave policy. The change applies to holders of a graduate scholarship (such as CGS-M, CGS-D or other Tri-Agency Doctoral award, or a Vanier) or postdoctoral fellowship from the granting agencies, as well as to students and fellows who are paid from a supervisor’s Tri-Agency […]

Building Sustainable Futures – March 11, 2020 – Mikhail Chester

Building Sustainable Futures – March 11, 2020 – Mikhail Chester

Infrastructure and the Anthropocene Speaker: Dr. Mikhail Chester, Arizona State When: Wed, 11 March 2020 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: CIRS Building, BC Hydro Theatre (main floor), 2260 West Mall, Vancouver Tickets: Free, but please register here The Building Sustainable Futures seminar series aims to catalyze solutions-focused conversations around sustainability challenges, with a strong applied sciences flavour. The […]

Fluids Seminar – February 24, 2020 – Professor Tim Colonius

Fluids Seminar – February 24, 2020 – Professor Tim Colonius

Challenges and opportunities in the simulation of bubbly, cavitating flows Professor Tim Colonius California Institute of Technology When: February 24, 2020 | 4-5 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Models and numerical methods for simulating bubbly, cavitating flows have benefitted from recent advances in sharp and diffuse interface-capturing schemes, but many […]

Fluids Seminar – February 10, 2020 – Dr. Vaibhav Joshi

Modeling and Physics of Bat Flight Dr. Vaibhav Joshi When: February 10, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Flexible multibody systems consisting of joints are found in applications ranging from biological, such as the musculoskeletal system of animals (bones connected by ligaments), to industrial applications in marine/offshore, rotor dynamics […]

Building Sustainable Futures – February 5, 2020 – Susan Amrose

Building Sustainable Futures – February 5, 2020 – Susan Amrose

High-Performance, Off-Grid, Village-Scale Desalination for Rural India using Electrodialysis that is Cost-Competitive with On-Grid RO Speaker: Susan Amrose, MIT When: Wed, 5 February 2020 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: CIRS Building, BC Hydro Theatre (main floor), 2260 West Mall, Vancouver Tickets: Free, but please register here The Building Sustainable Futures seminar series aims to catalyze solutions-focused conversations around […]

Mech 2 Design Competition: ROVER Mission – Jan 31, 2020

A team of engineers has sent a rover to explore a distant extra-terrestrial landscape. The rover has landed safely on the planet’s surface, but, shortly after, a key controller fails and the throttle is now jammed at max. How can the rover still complete its mission on this unknown alien terrain? This is the scenario […]

Call for Nominations: EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships – Deadline: February 10, 2020

EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships The Study in Canada Scholarships program aims to increase opportunities for post-secondary institutions across Canada to welcome international students from around the world. The program is open to international students* (see below for eligible counties) from all academic disciplines, for programs of up to two years in duration at the […]

Call for Nominations: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 10, 2020, 8 AM

Governor General’s Gold Medal One gold medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record as a Master’s student completing a thesis. Students must have submitted the final copy […]

Call for Nominations: CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: February 10, 2020, 8 AM

CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize exceptional doctoral dissertations that make significant, original contributions to both the academic community and to Canadian society. There are two awards: one for engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences; and one for fine arts, humanities and social sciences. Awards are offered through this […]

Call for Applications: CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: January 24, 2020

CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – 3rd intake for 2019-2020 The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre 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 training, CGS-MSFSS recipients […]