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Thesis Defense -AANB – MSc -Bailey Eagan

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

Master of Science (Applied Animal Biology)

Bailey Eagan

“THE EFFECT OF ANIMAL SHELTER SOUND ON CAT BEHAVIOUR AND WELFARE”

10:00 AM on Monday, August 24th, 2020

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EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. A. Protopopova

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. D. Fraser – Supervisor
Dr. D. Weary – Committee member
Dr. E. Gordon  – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. D. Fraser – Supervisor
Dr. D. Weary – Committee member
Dr. E. Gordon  – Committee member
Dr. S. Wang – External

 

Thesis Defense – FOOD – MSc – David Mahoney

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

Master of Science (FOOD Science)

David Mahoney

“Genomic Associations of Listeria monocytogenes Adhesion at 8°C”

10:00 AM on Friday, August 28th, 2020

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EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. C. Scaman

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. S. Wang – Supervisor
Dr. P. Delaquis – Committee member
Dr. P. Hingston  – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. S. Wang – Supervisor
Dr. P. Delaquis – Committee member
Dr. P. Hingston  – Committee member
Dr. D. Dee – External

 

Everyone is welcome

MFRE News post: Graduating Projects with Government Agencies

MFRE Students are Completing Graduating Projects with Government at all Levels

The world’s current uncertainty has not stopped MFRE students from securing highly interesting Graduating Projects in government agencies related to Food and Resource Economics.

Thank you!

Best,
Paulina Gonzalez Miranda  MFRE
Educational Researcher
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus| Musqueam Traditional Territory

paulina.gonzalez@ubc.ca
https://mfre.landfood.ubc.ca/

Free stats help offered through Dept of Statistics

Take advantage of opportunities for free statistical consulting offered by the Statistics Department.  One type is through courses with students mentored by faculty (STAT 551 Term 1, STAT 550 Term 2) – open to faculty, students and staff. The other (SOS-Statistical Opportunity for Students), is via a team of a senior consultant and a Statistics graduate student (year-round) – open to graduate students only.  For more information, please see https://www.stat.ubc.ca/free-statistical-consultation-august-2020-call about how you can get help with your project.

Please do not reply to this email, but use the link above for information.

 

Max Read
Associate Director, Student Academic Services
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Office of the Dean and Vice-Provost
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
170-6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 822 0283
max.read@ubc.ca | http://www.grad.ubc.ca

GradUpdate – CIRTL fall sessions, Interdisciplinary Histories Research, Python, RStudio, and more!

GradUpdate

In this issue, CIRTL fall sessions, Interdisciplinary Histories Research, Python, RStudio, and more!

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

 

Join the UBC Interdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster
Learn more

Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track
Thursday, August 13 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

CAREER EXPLORATION

 

entrepreneurship@UBC’s Lab2Launch
Apply by Aug 10th Learn more

Webinar: Job Search Strategies
Monday, August 10 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: Resume & Cover Letter
Thursday, August 13 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more

Webinar: Designing Your Life
Thursday, August 13 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

RESEARCH SKILLS

 

Geocoding & Web Mapping with Python
Monday August 10 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Learn more

Spatial Network Analysis in QGIS
Tuesday, August 11 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more

Introduction to Docker
Tuesday, August 11 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Learn more

Geospatial Analysis & Visualization with Python
Tuesday, August 11 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Learn more

Visualizing Data with ArcGIS Online
Wednesday, August 12 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more

Introduction to R and RStudio
Wednesday, August 12 | 1:30 – 3:30 PM Learn more

Understanding Spatial Data: Map Projections
Thursday, August 13 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Learn more

Spatial Network Analysis in QGIS
Friday, August 14 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Learn more

Session full? Check here for workshop materials

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT

 

CIRTL Network Fall Sessions
Registration opens Aug 10th. For dates, time, and to register, visit cirtl.net. Sessions include:

Online course: Equity in STEM for All Genders (limited capacity)

MOOC: An Introduction to Evidenced-Based STEM Teaching (no cap)

Workshops (limited capacity):Reducing Math Anxiety Among Your Students,
Bring an Inclusive Mindset to Your Teaching

Event: Engaging Students through High-Impact Practices (no cap)

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

12-weeks of Access to WriteNow Platform
Registration closes Aug 14th (fees are $145US) Learn more