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Call for Applications: IODE War Memorial Scholarships – Deadline: Oct 1, 2022

IODE War Memorial Scholarships The IODE War Memorial Scholarships support PhD scholars whose research makes important contributions to Canada and the world. Up to three scholarships of $15,000 for study in Canada or for study within the Commonwealth will be awarded. Applicants are judged on academic attainments and promise as well as personal character and […]

Call for Applications: CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Fall competition – Deadline: Sept 9, 2022

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Fall 2022 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 […]

Call for Applications: Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – Deadline: Oct 17, 2022

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year. Value: Annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and […]

Mechanical Engineering welcomes robotics researcher Dr. Kefei Wen

Mechanical Engineering welcomes robotics researcher Dr. Kefei Wen

Robotics specialist Dr. Kefei Wen is joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering’s faculty team as an Assistant Professor. Coming to UBC from a postdoctoral fellowship at the Continuum Robotics Laboratory at the University of Toronto, Dr. Wen’s research focuses on physical interaction between humans and robots, specifically parallel robots, and his research interests also include […]