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Call for Applications: CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: May 22, 2020

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2020 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 training, CGS-MSFSS […]

Call for Applications: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards – Deadline: June, 17 2020

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Awards will cover the costs of field research conducted for a doctoral dissertation in one or more countries in the Global South.  Regions […]

Call for Applications: International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 – Deadline: May 15, 2020 (was Apr 17)

International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 The objective of the International Policy Ideas Challenge program is to draw on the network of talented Canadian graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career civil society researchers to identify concrete, innovative solutions to emerging international policy challenges faced by Canada.  The program offers applicants a chance to test their skills at […]

Call for Applications: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award – Deadline: May 29, 2020

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award The CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that make an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.  To be eligible, the nominee must have completed her or his doctoral degree requirements in the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020, inclusive. UBC […]

Making a difference: UBC students design low-cost ventilator for COVID-19

Making a difference: UBC students design low-cost ventilator for COVID-19

UBC MEDIA RELATIONS: BC engineering students have developed a simple, low-cost COVID-19 ventilator that may very well save lives. Their design—built around a modified BiPAP machine—is among the final 10 in the Code Life Ventilator Challenge, an international competition that has attracted more than 1,000 teams from 94 participating countries. The competition, hosted by the […]

Call for Applications: Spring Graduate Awards Competition – Deadline: May 4, 2020

Spring Graduate Awards Competition A number of criteria-based awards for the 2020/21 academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students. Applicants will apply via their graduate programs with a single application that may be considered for as many of the awards as they are eligible for, taking note of the following important considerations: Eligibility: To […]

Call for Applications: Bertram Scholarship – Deadline: May 28, 2020

Bertram Scholarship In recognition of the growing importance of good governance to all Canadian institutions, the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research (CFGR) is offering annual Bertram Scholarships to PhD students registered at Canadian universities. The scholarship will support the work of students who are conducting research into organizational governance as part of their doctoral research […]

Call for Applications: Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability – Deadline: April 28, 2020

Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability A $3,850 prize has been made available through an endowment established by UBC faculty member Dr. Rashid Sumaila upon being named the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize laureate for a Master’s or Ph.D. student whose peer-reviewed publications to date are expected to have the most significant impact on the field of environmental sustainability. […]