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ISGP Weekly Student Newsletter
Issue #291
Friday, May 26, 2017

Upcoming Events

Free tickets for Sam Sullivan's Public Salon
UBC Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies was offered 40 free tickets for the next Public Salon event, organised by the former Mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan. The Public Salons are TED-like events that bring together 7-8 remarkable speakers from different walks/careers of life to present their stories. This will be an inspirational way to kick off your summer!
Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 7:30-9:00 PM (doors open at 6:30), The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street
Registration: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/publicsalon_june2017/
Free registration through this link is on a first-come, first-served basis (If you’d like to bring a +1, please register them separately with their name and email).
Soon before the event, the list of participants will be forwarded to the organisers, and reminders sent to the ones attending. You will be able to pick up your tickets at the entrance.

CPhysGS Careers Night
Wed, May 17th, 6:30 PM.
Includes 14 professionals from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, science communication, higher education, science policy, intellectual property and government research https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3565

ECOSCOPE NSERC-CREATE funding opportunity
Apply by June 1, 2017 (1 year funding for Masters, 2 years funding for PhDs)
https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3564

Funding Opportunities

There is no posting this week.

Academic Deadlines

Check the UBC Calendar for upcoming deadlines.

Course Offerings

*For a list of current ISGP courses offered, please visit: http://www.isgp.ubc.ca/current-students/courses-offered/

SUMMER 2017 Thesis Registration

Don’t forget to register for your thesis section on SSC (choose “2017 Summer” on the Session drop-down menu top right):

Master’s student: INDS 549A section 941 (6-credit Term 1 & 2)
Doctoral student: INDS 649 section 941 (Term 1 & 2)

This is a friendly reminder that all students must maintain continuous registration throughout their program. This means that you have to be registered in a course in every semester. If you’re working on your thesis or dissertation (or not registering for courses at this time), you must enroll in these thesis/dissertation course codes.

Work Opportunities

There is no posting this week.

ISGP Weekly Student Newsletter
Issue #290
Friday, May 5, 2017

Upcoming Events

Why Capable Suffer From Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It
Thursday, May 18, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
In person @ Life Sciences Institute and via videoconference to UBC-Okanagan and Diamond Health Care Centre
By internationally known guest speaker Dr. Valerie Young
For further information or to register, visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16080-why-capable-people-suffer-impostor-syndrome-how-thrive-spite-it
Offered with support from the Vivien M. Srivastava Memorial Endowment and Women-in-Science initiatives at https://science.ubc.ca/grad/wis/srivastava and UBC Wellbeing www.wellbeing.ubc.ca 

Check out community.grad.ubc.ca calendar and forums for other graduate student opportunities, including:

2017 Create Carbon Capture Initiative Conference, May 8-10 @UBC https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3511

Graduate Student Career Skills, May 17, 4:00PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3509

Employer on Campus: Southwest University (China), May 17, 5:30PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3504

Sam Sullivan's 2017 Public Salon: Inspiring Ideas
Wednesday June 7, 2017, 7:30-9pm, The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Homer Street
The Salons are meant to be Interdisciplinary and Sam Sullivan and Lynn Zanetta are inviting students to come for free.
Anyone who is interested can RSVP Lynn me at this email: lzanatta@globalcivic.org
www.publicsalon.org

AIS Conference - Call for Proposals
The Interdisciplinary Studies annual conference in October 2017 will be hosted by the University of Maryland-Baltimore County from Thursday, October 19 through Saturday, October 21. The theme of the conference is “Beyond talking heads: applied and experiential learning through an interdisciplinary lens.” Please see the Call for Proposals available through the conference website:  http://ais2017.umbc.edu/  The submission deadline has been extended to May 10, 2017, with responses anticipated by June 15, 2017.
For further information, please contact ais-2017@umbc.edu.

Funding Opportunities

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements, Spring 2017 Competition
The Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students pursuing exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. This program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Vanier CGS or a Tri-Agency CGS at the Master's or doctoral level. Note that international students who hold a Vanier CGS are not eligible for this competition.
Award Value: up to $6,000 for three to six months
Deadline: Friday, 26 May 2017
CIHR only: Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. G+PS will forward complete, eligible applications to CIHR as they arrive. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline.
For further information, please visit the Graduate Awards website: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/canada-graduate-scholarship-michael-smith-foreign-study-supplement
The contact at the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for this competition is Joanne Tsui (joanne.tsui@ubc.ca).

Academic Deadlines

Check the UBC Calendar for upcoming deadlines.

Course Offerings

*For a list of current ISGP courses offered, please visit: http://www.isgp.ubc.ca/current-students/courses-offered/

SUMMER 2017 Thesis Registration

Don’t forget to register for your thesis section on SSC (choose “2017 Summer” on the Session drop-down menu top right):

Master’s student: INDS 549A section 941 (6-credit Term 1 & 2)
Doctoral student: INDS 649 section 941 (Term 1 & 2)

This is a friendly reminder that all students must maintain continuous registration throughout their program. This means that you have to be registered in a course in every semester. If you’re working on your thesis or dissertation (or not registering for courses at this time), you must enroll in these thesis/dissertation course codes.

Work Opportunities

Part-time summer position: Graduate Academic Assistant – Advising Researcher https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3456

The BC Centre On Substance Use At St. Paul's Hospital Is Hiring! https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3506

Office Manager, Centre for Blood Research; https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3499

Education Program Manager, Centre for Blood Research; https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3498

CiTR and Discorder are hiring summer students https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3528

ISGP Weekly Student Newsletter
Issue #289
Friday, April 28, 2017

Upcoming Events

Of Rhythms and Routines
Dr. Su-Jan Yeo
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 1-2pm, Lasserre 102
You are warmly invited to a special talk presented by Dr. Su-Jan Yeo, who recently joined SCARP as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Please refer to the event poster for further details. Everyone is welcome to attend. Registration link: www.ofrhythmsandroutines.eventbrite.ca

UBC PhD Go Public - May: Advancing Health and Inclusion
You are cordially invited to the fifth and the final event of the 2017 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series. In this season finale, we turn our attention to health and wellbeing, where 9 PhDs students from a variety of disciplines have five minutes each to talk about their research on promoting a healthier and more inclusive society.
2017 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series
Event 5: Advancing Health and Inclusion
Date & Time: Thursday, 4 May 2017; 4-6pm
Location:  Sunny Hill Health Centre (3644 Slocan St, Vancouver)
More information and RSVP: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/health_and_inclusion/
This event is organised by the Public Scholars Initiative.

G+PS Sessions
Event registration is now open for UBC’s 9th Annual Celebrate Learning Week! To register, and to check out the range of events on offer this May 2-8, visit: http://celebratelearning.ubc.ca/
Check out community.grad.ubc.ca calendar and forums for other graduate student opportunities, including:
UBC Sequencing And Bioinformatics Consortium Open House, May 1 https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3449
Improve Your Teaching Through The CTLT Grad Student Mini Conference, May 2 and 3 https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3457
Post-Graduation Work Permit Info Session, May 2, 12:00PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3383; and May 5, 12:00PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3384
US Student Loans Webinar for Graduate Students, May 3, 3:00PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3413
Finance And Career Exploration Webinar For Graduate Students (ONLINE), May 4, 2:00PM PST https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3438
UBC 7th Annual Staff & Faculty Sports Day – Free Event, May 5 https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3436

 

Funding Opportunities

UBC Spring Graduate Awards
The 2017 UBC Spring Graduate Awards competition is now open. Check our web site for details (bottom of page).

 

Academic Deadlines

Check the UBC Calendar for upcoming deadlines.

 

Course Offerings

*For a list of current ISGP courses offered, please visit: http://www.isgp.ubc.ca/current-students/courses-offered/

SUMMER 2017 Thesis Registration

Don’t forget to register for your thesis section on SSC (choose “2017 Summer” on the Session drop-down menu top right):

Master’s student: INDS 549A section 941 (6-credit Term 1 & 2)
Doctoral student: INDS 649 section 941 (Term 1 & 2)

This is a friendly reminder that all students must maintain continuous registration throughout their program. This means that you have to be registered in a course in every semester. If you’re working on your thesis or dissertation (or not registering for courses at this time), you must enroll in these thesis/dissertation course codes.

 

Work Opportunities

There is no posting this week.