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The Role of Ecological Sanitation as a Climate Change Solution – Feb 9, 2020 – Dr. Rebecca Ryals

Call for Applications: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 16, 2021

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 […]

Clean Energy Engineering: a holistic perspective for energy-sector leaders

Clean Energy Engineering: a holistic perspective for energy-sector leaders

As we find ourselves in the midst of the climate crisis – the drivers of which are linked to other global sustainability crises, including biodiversity loss, pollution and the current pandemic – there’s an urgent need for transformative change that acknowledges the interconnections between systems. We see this in policy and planning discussions around the […]

Universal Well-Being Within Planetary Boundaries – Jan 26, 2021 – Dr. Julia Steinberger

Universal Well-Being Within Planetary Boundaries – Jan 26, 2021 – Dr. Julia Steinberger

WEBINAR: The Ultimate Engineering Challenge: Universal Well-Being Within Planetary Boundaries Speaker: Dr. Julia Steinberger, University of Leeds When: Tuesday, 26 January 2021 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM Registration: Free, please register here Presented as part of Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Re-Start, an online, bi-weekly seminar series focused on how we can work towards more sustainable, […]

Call for Nominations: Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards – Deadline: March 5, 2021

Call for Nominations: Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards In recognition of the valuable role that Teaching Assistants play in our undergraduate programs, UBC annually awards sixteen Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. Each Killam GTA Award includes a Certificate and $1,000.00. These awards seek to recognize teaching excellence within our institution and to underscore the importance […]

Robotics – Evolution, Myths, Realities, and Current Trends – Jan 15, 2021 – Dr. Clarence de Silva

Robotics – Evolution, Myths, Realities, and Current Trends – Jan 15, 2021 – Dr. Clarence de Silva

WEBINAR: Robotics – Evolution, Myths, Realities, and Current Trends Speaker: Dr. Clarence de Silva, University of British Columbia This is a talk organized by the Sri Lanka Section of Cambridge Circle. When: Friday, 15 January 2021 | 8:00 PM PST Where: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/62401417064?pwd=R0RIc1l2NGE0U2RKdG14UWtlT3JoQT09  |  Meeting ID: 624 0141 7064  |  Passcode: 158911  | Participants can join […]

Call for Applications: Health System Impact Fellowship – Deadline: February 18, 2021

Call for Applications: Health System Impact Fellowship The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship (for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows) provides highly-qualified doctoral trainees (doctoral students) and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research (HSPR), or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health care that […]