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  • Innovation UBC
    30 November, 2023 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    UBC Vancouver – participate in a strategic consultation for Innovation UBC

    Members of the UBC Vancouver research community are invited to participate in a strategic consultation on services offered through Innovation UBC, aimed to enhance the support for sponsored research, technology transfer (patenting and licensing) and entrepreneurship.

  • Updates for leadership: UBC Bulletin
    30 November, 2023 | UBC Bulletin | Faculty & Staff

    Search for a Deputy Provost at UBC Vancouver

    The Deputy Provost will be responsible for a strategic and impactful portfolio. This is a new title for an existing role, elevating the current Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic Affairs, portfolio to allow for more responsibility and delegation by the Provost.Duties will include oversight of the recruitment, appointment, and extension of senior academic and non-academic leadership roles and the approval of appointments for department heads and associate deans.

  • Dr. Zheng Liu, an expert in the AI and machine learning field
    27 November, 2023 | Feature story | Faculty & Staff

    Propelling artificial intelligence to new heights

    How a long-standing partnership is bridging academia and industry for real-world changesA two-metre long, helicopter-style drove thunders over the Gulf of St. Lawrence, equipped with two powerful sensors that surveil the glistening surface below. As a pod of North Atlantic right whales swim just below the surface, the sensors instantly capture images of the majestic sight in precise detail.

  • 30-second bio
    23 November, 2023 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Submit your 30-second bio

    Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the UBC community and help your colleagues learn more about you and your role.Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan are invited to submit a 30-second bio – a snapshot that shows us who you are at work and at play. Your profile will then be shared on the UBC Today website and weekly update email.

  • Research assistant
    22 November, 2023 | Announcement | Faculty

    Submit a proposal to hire international students for support with research projects

    The Work Learn International Undergraduate Research Award Program is a funding opportunity that subsidizes UBC Vancouver faculty members in hiring undergraduate international students to work on their research projects full time during the summer session (May 1 to August 31, 2024). Through this program, faculty members can get help furthering their research while supporting international students in their workplace learning goals. Proposals will be accepted until January 30, 2024.

  • winter weather planning
    20 November, 2023 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Reminder: Preparing for extreme weather at UBC

    As weather patterns shift towards snow, please note that information is available to help you prepare for extreme weather on your campus.Last week, a UBC Bulletin and UBCO Admin News were issued for the Vancouver and the Okanagan campuses, respectively, with information on how to be prepared during extreme weather, steps being taken to keep the campus safe, and how faculty members can support students.UBC Vancouver

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