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INVITATION: VIRTUAL WEBINAR SERIES_ COVID-19 AND AFRICA HOSTED BY UBC Liu Institute Network for Africa (LINA)

!!!!!REMINDER!!!!!
 
Hello everyone,
 
Here, I extend an invitation to a LINA Webinar this Wednesday, July 15th 2020, 10:00-11:30 am PDT (Vancouver) / 6:00-7:30 pm WAT (Brazzaville) / 7:00-8:30 pm CAT (Gaborone, Durban, Kigali).
 
This webinar series highlights African responses to COVID-19 across different sectors. In this session, we aim to highlight the resilience of Africa’s health care systems and ways in which other pandemics have prepared many African nations for effective management of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will hear from high-level leaders from various nations and regions in the continent to learn about the current state of health status and health care systems in Africa. Finally, we will explore new and emerging lessons and opportunities for the future.
 
Please register here: https://www.linaubc.ca/events
Please find the attached poster.
 
Best Regards,
 
Tebogo T. Leepile ( PhD, Land and Food Systems)
Member of the Organizing team

Literature Reviews workshop just added | New open scholarship program | Plus learn Zotero

Library latest newsletter below for Graduate Students:

https://bit.ly/UBCNewsJuly132020

If your students are particularly interested in Qualitative Data Analysis, please encourage them to take part in the enclosed survey to help improve training in this area to meet their needs.

Have a great week everyone,

Sarah

Sarah Blay (she, her, hers)
Program Coordinator | UBC Library Research Commons
Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory

Walter C. Koerner Library | 455-1958 Main Mall | V6T 1Z2

sarah.blay@ubc.ca | researchcommons.library.ubc.ca

GradUpdate- In this issue, webinars on networking and informational interviews plus workshops for TA’ing online, and more!

GradUpdate

In this issue, webinars on networking and informational interviews plus workshops on TA’ing online, and more!

Open Registration

 

Networking and Informational Interviews
Wednesday July 22 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM or 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Register, 12:30 PM

Register, 4:00 PM

Seats still available

 

Preparing Excellent Applications for Fall Fellowship Competitions
Thursday July 16 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM or 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Register, 10:00 AM

Register, 4:00 PM

Additional Events and Opportunities

 

The following highlights some upcoming events. Please find more on community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development
ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND SUCCESS

 

Gender+ and COVID-19: Data for Justice
Thursday, July 16 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Learn more

Using Pressbooks for Text Publishing – The Basics
Tuesday, July 21 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more

Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data
Wednesday, July 22 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track
Thursday, July 23 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

Help improve training in qualitative data analysis at UBC
Online survey | win 1 of 20 $50 Amazon gift cards Learn more

Documenting the Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Research
Submit work to Ingenium Learn more

Present at the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science Conference on Aug 27th
Abstract Deadline is July 31st Learn more

CAREER EXPLORATION

 

GAA p/t position in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Apply by July 13 Learn more

Webinar: Designing Your Life
Monday, July 20 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Learn more

Employer Virtual Info Session: Cloud Asserts
Monday, July 20 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Learn more

My Career Story: Recruiter Insights on Changes to the World of Work
Wednesday, July 22 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Learn more

Webinar: Resume & Cover Letter
Wednesday, July 22 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: Job Search Strategies
Thursday, July 23 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: LinkedIn
Friday, July 24 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Learn more

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT

 

The CTLT Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute, July 20-24
A collection of workshops designed to support TAs as their roles change with the move to online summer and fall courses Learn more. Sessions include:

Monday July 20
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Supporting Student Well-being in an Online Learning Environment
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Exploring Zoom
2:00 – 3:30 PM: Preventing & Responding to Sexualized Violence: Considerations for Digital Classrooms

Tuesday July 21
10:00 – 11:30 AM: TA’ing Online with Canvas
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Teaching with Collaborate Ultra

Wednesday July 22
10:00 – 11:30 AM: TA’ing Large, Synchronous, Online Classes
1:00 – 2:00 PM: Getting Started with Proctorio
2:00 – 3:30 PM: Strategies to Prevent and Manage Issues Related to Technology

Thursday July 23
10:00 – 11:30 AM: Leading Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussions

Friday July 24
10:00 – 11:30 AM: Supporting Inclusive Online Classrooms
2:00 – 3:30 PM: Time Management for Online TAs

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

Doctoral Tri-Council Workshop: Writing the Research
Tuesday, July 21 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Learn more

Cutting through the Noise: Mastering the Elements of Clear Political Communication
Thursday, July 23 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM Learn more

UBC TA Institute – July 20-24, 2020

The CTLT Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute is four days of free online professional development workshops open to graduate students and undergraduate TAs. The TA Institute from July 20-24, 2020, includes a collection of workshops designed to support TAs as their roles change with the move to online summer and fall courses. Sessions include; supporting inclusive online classrooms, TA’ing large online classes, preparing for technical difficulties, time management, and leading both asynchronous and synchronous discussion groups. View the full schedule of events and learn more at https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/ta-institute/july-2020-ta-institute/.

A social media image is attached, along with a Communications Toolkit with sample text for your website/newsletter, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

TA Institute_TLK_July2020_Rev0

Please let me know if you require any additional information/assets. We appreciate your support.

Best,
Sukhi

Sukhi Ghuman (She, Her, Hers)
Marketing & Events Manager
Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
214 – 1961 East Mall | Vancouver BC | V6R 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 4816 | Cell 604 315 2599
sukhi.ghuman@ubc.ca | @UBC_CTLT
http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca | http://events.ctlt.ubc.ca
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Call for Nominations: Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF)

Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF)

The aim of the CSHRF is to provide a venue for the networking, research exposure and recognition of Canada’s most promising research trainees in the health sciences. Universities have been invited on nominate their top PhD students in health sciences for participation in the forum.

Due to COVID-19, the Canadian Student Health Research Forum will be presented virtually this year from August 24 to 28, 2020.  As such, there will be no travel award funding offered this year.  However, UBC departments are invited to nominate their top PhD students to participate virtually in the conference (present their research via poster presentation). Selected conference participants will be invited to provide a short video presenting their poster; a winner of the poster submissions will be selected and announced during the conference.

This opportunity, just announced today by CSHRF, has a tight deadline.

Graduate program deadline to nominate students to participate in the conference: Friday, July 10, 2020

Registration deadline for selected nominees (selected by their UBC graduate program): Friday, July 10, 2020

For more information, including nomination procedures, please see our webpage: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/canadian-student-health-research-forum-cshrf-travel-award