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Two pigeons cuddle on a rooftop in front of a hazy landscape. Photo by Mrinmoy Chakraborty.

Millions of Kitchens – Are they Safe: PhD student explores energy use and air pollution through photography

A new photography exhibit by Mechanical Engineering PhD student and Liu Scholar Mrinmoy Chakraborty explores the kinds of residential energy sources used in rural India and their effect on indoor air pollution. Usually, he investigates this issue using numerical simulations and field studies under the co-supervision of Dr. Amanda Giang and Dr. Naomi Zimmerman, but […]

Indigenous Graduate Fellowships (IGF) 5th Year Award + IGF Research & Travel Award – Deadline: Mar 23, 2023

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities for Indigenous graduate students: IGF 5th Year Award Indigenous PhD students in their 4th year are now able to apply for 5th year funding through the IGF 5th Award. The award, valued at $18,200 per annum plus tuition, is awarded […]

Martha Salcudean Prize in Mechanical Engineering – Deadline: Feb 17, 8 AM (through CAGS/ProQuest competition)

PhD students who apply for CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards will automatically be considered for the Martha Salcudean Prize in Mechanical Engineering. Prizes totaling $1,000 have been made available annually by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, in memory of former Department Head, Professor Martha Salcudean (FRSC, OC, OBC) (1934-2019) for outstanding Ph.D. students in the Department of […]

UBC Dissertation Prize – Deadline: Feb 17, 8 AM (through CAGS/ProQuest competition)

Three prizes of $1,000 each have been made available annually by the University of British Columbia for students whose doctoral dissertations are of exceptional quality and originality and make a significant contribution to the scholarly field and/or society. One prize will be offered in each of the following fields: social sciences and humanities, natural sciences […]

Call for Applications: CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: Feb 17, 2023 (8 AM)

CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – PhD The CAGS-ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. They were established in 1994 and are presented annually by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), with sponsorship support provided by ProQuest. There are two awards: one for engineering, […]

Call for Applications: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: Feb 17, 2023 (8 AM)

Governor General’s Gold Medal – MASc/PhD 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 of […]

Work Learn Role: Student Web Assistant

This is an undergraduate position open to MECH students, as knowledge of our Mechanical Engineering program is required. Role Details Job Title: Student Web Assistant Hours Per Week: 10 Salary/Wage: $22.67 Anticipated Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is hired. |  Anticipated End Date: April 30, 2024 To apply: please email your Cover […]