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  • Koerner Library
    8 March, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Announcing Research Excellence Clusters at UBC Vancouver

    The Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation is pleased to announce that a total of 35 emerging and established research excellence clusters led by researchers on the Vancouver campus will be supported in 2021/22. This total includes 24 awards made through the 2021/22 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition (GCRC) and eleven clusters entering the second year of their current award.

  • Women at UBC
    8 March, 2021 | Media release | Faculty & Staff

    Women lead on COVID-19 research

    From vaccine development to building wearable infection detectors, women at UBC are making significant contributions to the COVID-19 research front. In celebration of International Women’s Day, a few of these inspiring faculty members tell us about their work and offer advice for young women and girls considering a career in research.

  • Patricia Hingston
    8 March, 2021 | 30-second bio | Faculty & Staff

    30-second bio: Patricia Hingston

    Name: Patricia Hingston My preferred pronouns: she/her Title: Assistant Professor of Teaching Department/Unit: Food, Nutrition, and Health Location: Vancouver Year I started working at UBC: 2018

  • UBCO campus
    8 March, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    UBC Okanagan Senate permanently extends Winter Term 2 start date, length of fall reading week

    A message from Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Okanagan  Dear colleagues, As you may recall, in November 2020 the Okanagan Senate made the decision to temporarily extend the start of the January 2021 Winter Term 2 by one week, in an effort to support our community’s mental and physical well-being.  That change was widely supported by students, faculty and staff alike. 

  • Women at UBC
    4 March, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    See what’s happening at UBC: International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day takes place annually on March 8 to recognize and celebrate women’s achievements, challenge biases, and reflect on and advance efforts towards greater gender equality. UBC is committed to gender equity and inclusion of all women. By challenging and calling out gender bias and inequality, we can all help create a more inclusive UBC. Across research, education, and university services and student life, women at UBC are making a difference in the lives of others every day. Explore stories of achievement, events, and community resources. 

  • Teaching kids
    2 March, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    New funding creates more child-care spaces at UBC Okanagan

    A message from Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan; Lesley Lutes, President, University Children’s Learning Centre Board of Directors, Professor of Psychology, UBC Okanagan Dear colleagues,  We are very pleased to let you know that our campus has been selected as one of the child-care providers that will benefit from funding announced today from the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

  • Ananya Mukherjee Reed
    1 March, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    From the Provost's (home) desk

    A message from Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC OkanaganDear colleagues,

  • UBC Vancouver campus
    1 March, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Submit a proposal to the Killam Connection Program by March 29

    The Killam Connection program provides up to $25,000 to enable UBC faculty to host an innovative and interdisciplinary research forum and graduate course focused around a theme of general interest and public importance, and including a series of invited scholars. The purpose of the Killam Connection is to provide an opportunity for faculty to engage with leading scholars on matters of importance, and for students to gain experience developing and possibly implementing scholarly products oriented to impact beyond academy.

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