Peter’s EDCP 508D 951 course abstract

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EDCP 508D (951): Cross-Cultural Research in an Era of Climate Change and Global Inequities

July 25–Aug. 8, 2022

Time: M–F, 11:30 am–3:30 pm

EDCP 508D abstract

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This research methodology course explores opportunities and challenges of conducting research across different worldviews, knowledge systems, languages and geographies. The focus of this course is to guide students as visionaries and architects of change in the design of cross-cultural research in this era of climate change, global socioeconomic inequities and pandemics. Students will critically reflect on how their own cultural worldviews, lived experiences, sense of place and life narratives influence the shaping of their research projects as they work to articulate research method(ologie)s and research projects that promote a more just, compassionate and ecologically sustainable world.

Cheers

Alan

Alan F. Jay

Graduate Program Assistant
Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy
University of British Columbia
2227-2125 Mail Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4
604-822-5367

LFS softball message to LFS grad students

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LFS Softball is back!

LFS’s softball team (the Killer Bees?) is getting back together and will be taking on our cross-Main Mall rivals in the Faculty of Forestry on July 6th! And this time…we’ll have matching team T-shirts. To prepare, we’re having practices on Wednesdays at 1pm throughout June (meet in the McMillan courtyard).

Want to join the team? Great! Let Duncan from the LFS Learning Centre know: duncan.mchugh@ubc.ca

No skills or experience necessary, all welcome. If you have a glove, please bring it with you when you play, though we’ll have a couple on hand. Hope to see you on the diamond!

 

Thanks!

 

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Duncan McHugh
 (He, Him, His)
Digital & Instructional Media Producer | The Learning Centre | lc.landfood.ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer | LFS 400 | lfs400.landfood.ubc.ca
UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Territory
Suite 264, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
t: 604.376.1139 | e: duncan.mchugh@ubc.ca | requests: is@landfood.ubc.ca

Support UBC Undergraduate Research – become a mentor!

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My name is Tyrone and I’m reaching out on behalf of the AMS-constituted UBC Undergraduate Research Opportunities (URO) club that runs the Research EXperience (REX) program! REX pairs undergraduate students with post-doctoral and graduate students to design a research project.

We are currently looking for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who are interested in committing a minimum of 4 hours each month to act as a mentor. If this opportunity interests you and you would like to become a mentor, please fill out our initial registration form here (the final registration opens in August). This is a great opportunity for graduate students to gain mentorship, leadership, and management skills. Furthermore, the REX program assists mentors on the lookout for promising students to take into their research groups through direct evaluation for 6 months (October to March).

At the end of the REX program, the undergraduate students present their finished projects at the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC), one of BC’s largest undergraduate research conferences. The 2021-2022 REX program saw the participation of over 150 mentors and 450 undergraduate applicants. This program provides enthusiastic undergraduates with a low-barrier and accessible avenue to engage with research early in their academic careers, a valuable opportunity that many may otherwise not be able to experience.

Further information:

REX Mentor Brochure

REX website

We kindly ask you to forward this email to the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on your team, and encourage them to take part in this great opportunity. We sincerely appreciate your help in supporting undergraduate research at the University of British Columbia.

If you have any questions, comments or other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact us at rex.uro.ubc@gmail.com. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Tyrone Borja

REX Committee Co-Chair

UBC Undergraduate Research Opportunities

GradUpdate – Common Academic Expressions in English: Research Article Introductions, Abstracts: Communicating Research Findings With Brevity and Concision, Writing in STEM: Writing to Weave Your Findings into the Scholarly Conversation, Preparing Excellen

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GradUpdate

In this issue, Common Academic Expressions in English: Research Article Introductions, Abstracts: Communicating Research Findings With Brevity and Concision, Writing in STEM: Writing to Weave Your Findings into the Scholarly Conversation, Preparing Excellent Fellowship Applications, and more.

Seats still available

Preparing Excellent Fellowship Applications
Online | Tuesday, Jun 21 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM Register

Events and Opportunities

A selection of upcoming events are highlighted below.  Visit  community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development for our full events calendar.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND SUCCESS

Using Mendeley for citation management
Online | Monday, Jun 20 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM Register

COMMUNITY AND NETWORK BUILDING

IPBOC STEM Network Summer Social
In person | A social at Koerner’s Pub for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math women and gender-diverse persons to build community with other IBPOC women and non-binary people.
Monday, Jun 27 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Register

PROFESSIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Mitacs Work Ready Training
Online | Asynchronous and synchronous sessions
There are many June sessions available on topics including Project and time managment, Project communication planning, Sound leadership and team building, and more. Learn more

RESEARCH SKILLS

Introduction to Git and GitHub
Online | Monday, Jun 20 | 10:00 – 11:45 AM Register

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

Common Academic Expressions in English: Research Article Introductions
Online | Tuesday, Jun 21 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register

Abstracts: Communicating Research Findings With Brevity and Concision
In person | Wednesday, Jun 22 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register

Writing in STEM: Writing to Weave Your Findings into the Scholarly Conversation
In person | Thursday, Jun 23 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

Thesis Defense – Food Science – PhD – Ronit Mandal

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UBC – Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces The Oral Examination for the Degree of:

Doctor of Philosophy (Food Science)

Ronit Mandal

“Design, Development, and Validation of Continuous-Flow Pulsed UV Light Systems for Liquid Food Processing”

Thursday, June 16th, 2022 – 12:30 PM

Virtually

EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. R. Barichello

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. A. Pratap-Singh – Supervisor
Dr. D. Dee – Committee member
Dr. F. Taghipour – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. A. Pratap-Singh – Supervisor
Dr. D. Dee – Committee member
Dr. F. Taghipour – Committee member
Dr. S. Wang – University Examiner
Dr. O. Rojas – University Examiner
Dr. M. Saldana – External Examiner