Ultan Byrne Trust Application Closing Date November 17, 2017

The application deadline is next Friday, November 17, 2017. Applications can be submitted by mail (as indicated on the application form) or via email to: pthom@comptonfundraising.com (addressed to Sarah Howard, Trustee).

Please click below to download an application form in PDF format. 

Please click below to download an application form in Microsoft Word format.

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Nutrition Research Study

Are you a woman aged between 20 and 35 years old? Are you interested in participating in Nutrition Research?

We are currently seeking female volunteers to take part in a research study to investigate how methionine is used in our bodies. Amino acids are the building blocks of our body and it is important to be able to measure amino acids such as methionine to understand how our body works. Recent research shows that there might be a quicker method to test how our body uses these building blocks. Continue reading

The Focus! Climate Change Student Video Contest!

Kimberley Foundation has a initiative open to all undergraduates. The Focus! Climate Change Student Video Contest invites students to use their imagination and video-making skills, to make a short film about climate change. 

Value: 1 x $10,000 prize; 3 x $5,000 honourable mentions
Deadline: 15 March 2018 at 4:30 pm PST
Website: https://kimberley-foundation.org/focus-video-competition/
Questions to: info@kimberley-foundation.org

Volunteer needed for Experience Science Day

Fall Experience Science Day 2017
Don’t let the November rain get you down! Join us for Experience Science Day! An annual event that welcomes 200 elementary school students from Downtown East Side to UBC to experience hands-on scientific activities.  Thanks to volunteers like you this program has become highly successful and is held twice each year, reaching twice as many youths and encouraging their participation in science. We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to run hands-on science activities, including Rube Goldberg Device construction, for groups of 20-30 students in Grades 4-7.  Continue reading

transport volunteers for Patient Move Day on Sunday October 29th

Dear Nursing Students,

BC Children’s and BC Women’s Redevelopment Project is recruiting for transport volunteers for Patient Move Day on Sunday October 29th. They are seeking nursing students who are available during the Patient Move Day as well as for one training session. This unaffiliated and unpaid volunteer opportunity will be based on a first come first serve basis and will be a great opportunity to get an introduction to the TACC building.  Interested students are asked to please fill out this survey to apply http://bit.ly/TrasportVolunteerSurveyContinue reading

ATTN REQUIRED: A Message From The Bookstore

As the September term is now in full swing, the Bookstore will be starting to return any unsold textbooks back to the publishers. If you have yet to purchase any of their Winter Term 1 course books, you should do so by the end of next week—Friday October 20th. As of Monday, October 23rd, students looking for texts that we have returned to the publishers will have to place individual orders with the Bookstore, and it can take 2-3 weeks for the book to come in.

2017 Cohort Term 1 Textbook List

2016 Cohort Textbook List

 

Suicide: Facing the Difficult Topic Together – Empowering Nurses, Instilling Hope in Patients

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is thrilled to announce the release of a new online suicide prevention module for nurses, an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 1) defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and approved by the University of Manitoba. The module is also accredited by the Canadian Nurses Association. Led by mdBriefCase and the Canadian Nurses Association with sponsorship from the MHCC and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, the module seeks to provide nurses with the tools they need to address suicide in practice.
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Job Opportunity at Qualicare

“Qualicare Family Homecare is a dedicated provider of high quality health care services, both medical and non-medical, in a client’s home or care facility. Our work ethic, values and family approach to the services we provide separate us from the rest. We are currently recruiting Caregivers to serve our clients in the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody) and Lower Mainland, as needed on a casual basis. Work is performed on a 1-to-1 basis, meaning Care Aides will only be working with one (1) client or married couple during a shift. At this time, we are specifically looking for caregivers to work in the Tri-Cities area of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Continue reading

Job Posting: P/T Hourly Research Nurse Position Due Oct 29

A registered nurse is required for studies in healthy women.  Main duties will include inserting IV catheters, administering a bolus solution from an IV bag and taking regular blood samples from the catheter.  This is a casual position and the successful candidate will be required to assist with this project on weekday mornings from around 7am-2pm, with no more than one participant per week.  The closing date for this job posting (http://staffcareers.ubc.ca/27885) is 11:59pm on Sunday, October 29th.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.