Postdoc Appreciation Week!

Postdoc Appreciation Week is here!  From Sept 16-20, we hope you feel valued for your integral contributions to the UBC community!  This week, while mainly sponsored by the NPA in the US (, is supported by Canadian institutions too.  Check out the link for the locations of all the events in the coming week.  See more details about Appreciation events in Canada at the CAPS facebook page:

At UBC, we are excited to host 3 events during the week.  Please joins us for drinks, food, and fun!

Tuesday, Sept 17:  Orientation for new Postdocs

12:00pm – 4:30pm, Thea Koerner House

Please register here

Followed by Happy Hour at Mahonys

starting at 5 pm, Mahonys on campus, University Blvd

No registration needed, just show up!


Thursday, Sept 19: Moving Culture Walking Tour

4 – 7 pm, Meet us in the Rose Garden, just north of the flagpole.

At 6 pm, we will end up at the Bean Around the World for continued socializing. 

Please sign up by emailing

See this map, for our start and end locations.

Have you ever wondered why there is a nineteenth-century horse drawn carriage on campus? Did you know that this carriage has been converted into a camera obscura? How many times have you passed by the large blue whale skeleton kept in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum without actually going inside to see it?  This is your chance to visit and explore these sites!


Friday, Sept 20: BBQ and Networking event hosted by the PDFO

12:00pm – 2:00pm, GSS Ballroom – Thea Koerner House

Please register here

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