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ISGP Weekly Student Newsletter Monday, January 23, 2023

*Please check announcements from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies' Graduate Pathway to Success program, and subscribe to their events alert here.

Upcoming Events

Indigenous Wellness Drop-ins
In person, IRSHDC | Tuesdays | 9 am - 4 pm

Using Zotero for Citation Management
Online | Monday, Jan 23 | 4:30 - 6 pm

Map production with QGIS
In person | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 10 am - 12 pm

(NEW!) Indigenous Graduate Funding Virtual Information Session
Online | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 2 - 4 pm | RSVP by email to Rebecca.

DIY Media Support Drop-In
Online | For instructors producing course content
Wednesday, Jan 25 | 10 - 11 am | Submit your proposal to present by Jan 24

(NEW!) Getting Through Grad School with Grace & Grit
Online support group | Tuesdays Jan 24 - Mar 7 | 3 - 4:15 pm
New this term, 3 session types: Coffee Break, Staying on Track, and Skills & Strategies

(NEW!) Indigenous Graduate Studies Drop-In Support
Every 2nd Wednesday starting Jan 25 | 12 - 2 pm | First Nations House of Learning | Email Rebecca Jules for more information.

(NEW!) Info session: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Research, collaboration and travel opportunities in Japan for PhDs and Postdocs. Hundreds of funding opportunities are available to all fields (social-science, humanities, STEM, multi-disciplinary).
Online | Wednesday, Jan 25 | 1 - 2 pm

(NEW!) Fundamentals of Statistics IV: Correlation and Linear Regression
Online | Thursday, Jan 26 | 10 am - 12 pm

SSHRC Storytellers Challenge
Submit a 3 min video or audio clip of your SSHRC-funded project, win prizes | Apply by Jan 30.

(NEW!) Diving Deeper with Esri StoryMaps
In person | Monday, Jan 30 | 10 am - 12 pm

(NEW!) National Student Paper Competition
For graduate students enrolled in a publicly funded Canadian university | Win a 4 month internship with the Canadian Federal Public Service | Must be a Cdn citizen or permanent resident of Canada | Apply by Jan 31

Research to Impact: Skills, practices and tools for Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization
Online | Feb 3 - Apr 6 | Fridays, 1 – 2:30 pm

(NEW!) Fundamentals of Statistics V: Intro to Mixed Effect Models
Online | Thursday, Feb 2 | 10 am - 12 pm

(NEW!) Introduction to the Unix Shell
Online | Thursday, Feb 2 | 12 - 1:30 pm

(NEW!) Short, sharp and to the point: communicating your research with brevity and impact
Join Simon Clews from the University of Melbourne's Engagement Lab for this lively keynote and learn strategies for giving a great talk
Online | Thursday, Feb 9 | 4 - 5 pm

(NEW!) Listen.Learn.Participate
Join this academic competition, present your research, learn about the research of other grad students, win prizes
Sign up for a personal presentation feedback session | begin Friday, Feb 24 Register
Join an Open Heat (for students in all disciplines) | Hybrid | Tuesday, Mar 7, 10 am - 12 pm or Thursday, Mar 9, 3 - 5 pm Register

20th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium: Honouring Research, Honouring Community
In person and online | Mar 17 - 18

Funding Opportunities

London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarships
5 - 6 scholarships | £6000 each | in support of graduate study in London
Apply by Jan 27

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarship 
Two classes of Mackenzie King Scholarship are available to graduates of Canadian universities: the Open Scholarship and the Travelling Scholarship.
Apply by Feb 1, 2023

Chapman and Innovation Grants
Offer UBC masters students the opportunity to create and carry out a meaningful project in partnership with a local not-for-profit community organization | Applicants can request funds between $1,500 to $10,000
Apply by Feb 5, 2023

Academic Deadlines

Check the UBC Calendar for upcoming deadlines.

Course Offerings

Check the SSC for course offerings.

Career Exploration

Career Advising: Book an online appointment, Learn more

Employer on Campus info sessions
Visier | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 5:30 - 7 | Learn more
GHD | Wednesday, Jan 25 | 4 - 5:30 pm | Learn more

(NEW!) Resumes
For professional master's | Online | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 6 - 7 pm Register
For research-based programs | Online | Tuesday, Jan 31 | 4 - 5 pm Register

(NEW!) Call for Applications: Sustainability Scholars Program (Paid Summer Internships)
We are currently accepting applications for over 64 internships that will commence May 1, 2023. Current UBC graduate students from all academic disciplines are encouraged to confirm the eligibility requirements and apply. Applications will be accepted until midnight Sunday January 29.

(NEW!) SSHRC Storytellers Challenge
Submit a 3 min video or audio clip of your SSHRC-funded project, win prizes, apply by Jan 30.

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (CSPF)
One year position starting Sept 2023 | Must hold a PhD at the start of the fellowship
Apply by Feb 1.

(NEW!) Common Academic Expressions in English: Making Connections
In-person and Online | Wednesday, Feb 1 | 10 - 11:30 am

4th Basel Education & Career Expo
April 18-19, 2023

 

ISGP Weekly Student Newsletter Monday, January 16, 2023

*Please check announcements from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies' Graduate Pathway to Success program, and subscribe to their events alert here.

Upcoming Events

(NEW!) Indigenous Wellness Drop-ins
In person, IRSHDC | Tuesdays | 9 am - 4 pm

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop
January 14, 15 & 21, 2023| 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

REHEARSALS FOR LIVING: SHARED READING AND RESPONSES FROM GREEN COLLEGE LEADING SCHOLARS
January 18, 2023 | 5 - 6:30 pm
Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop
In-person | January 22, 28 & 29 | 8 am - 5 pm Apply by Jan 18.
Online | January 23, 28, 29 & Feb 4 | various times Apply by Jan 18

(NEW!) Finding oxygen for the misfit academic: why academia and activism should co-exist
SSHRC "In Conversation with" public talk, featuring Cindy Blackstock, McGill Online | Friday, Jan 20 | 8 am

(NEW!) Using Zotero for Citation Management
Online | Monday, Jan 23 | 4:30 - 6 pm

(NEW!) Map production with QGIS
In person | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 10 am - 12 pm

(NEW!)20th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium: Honouring Research, Honouring Community
In person and online | Mar 17 - 18

(NEW!) DIY Media Support Drop-In
Online | For instructors producing course content
Wednesday, Jan 25 | 10 - 11 am | Submit your proposal to present by Jan 24

(NEW!) SSHRC Storytellers Challenge
Submit a 3 min video or audio clip of your SSHRC-funded project, win prizes | Apply by Jan 30.

Research to Impact: Skills, practices and tools for Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization
Online | Feb 3 - Apr 6 | Fridays, 1 – 2:30 pm

Funding Opportunities

London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarships
5 - 6 scholarships | £6000 each | in support of graduate study in London
Apply by Jan 27

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarship 
Two classes of Mackenzie King Scholarship are available to graduates of Canadian universities: the Open Scholarship and the Travelling Scholarship.
Apply by Feb 1, 2023

Chapman and Innovation Grants
Offer UBC masters students the opportunity to create and carry out a meaningful project in partnership with a local not-for-profit community organization | Applicants can request funds between $1,500 to $10,000
Apply by Feb 5, 2023

Academic Deadlines

Check the UBC Calendar for upcoming deadlines.

Course Offerings

Check the SSC for course offerings.

Career Exploration

Career Advising: Book an online appointment, Learn more

(NEW!) Amplify your Product or Service
A workshop series by the Arts Amplifier and entrepreneurship@UBC to help Arts grad students develop the skills to translate their interests into a profitable initiative | Apply by Jan 23

(NEW!) Employer on Campus info sessions
Visier | Tuesday, Jan 24 | 5:30 - 7 | Learn more
GHD | Wednesday, Jan 25 | 4 - 5:30 pm | Learn more

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (CSPF)
One year position starting Sept 2023 | Must hold a PhD at the start of the fellowship
Apply by Feb 1.

4th Basel Education & Career Expo
April 18-19, 2023