GradUpdate – Part-time work at UBC, Applying for Vanier or Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship, Writing the Research Proposal (Doctoral), Open Educational Resources, and more.

Standard
GradUpdate

In this issue, Part-time work at UBC, Applying for Vanier or Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship, Writing the Research Proposal (Doctoral), Open Educational Resources, and more.

Registration now open
Applying for a Vanier or Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship – Competition Details and Application Procedures
Thursday, Aug 19 | 3:00 – 4:15 PM

Register

Seats still available
Doctoral Defence: Doctoral Examination and Virtual Defence Procedure
Tuesday, Aug 10 | 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Register
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
Using Mendeley for Citation Management
Thursday, Aug 12 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Register
CAREER EXPLORATION
P/T Work at UBC, Sept to Apr
Work with us in Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. We have open positions for a Special Projects Coordinator and a Marketing and Recruitment Assistant.
Check out the many work learn opportunities available to graduate students | 10 hrs/week Learn more and apply
RESEARCH SKILLS
Visualizing Data in ArcGIS Online
Monday, Aug 9 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

Introduction to Web Scraping with Python
Monday, Aug 9 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM Register

GIS Data Normalization and Classification
Tuesday, Aug 10 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT
Finding, Using, and Creating Open Educational Resources
Thursday, Aug 12 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Register

WordPress & Wiki Clinic (Drop-In)
Thursday, Aug 12 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Register

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION
Doctoral Tri-Council Workshop: Writing the Research Proposal
Tuesday, Aug 17 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

Thesis Defense – Applied Animal Biology – MSc – Kathryn McLellan

Standard

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

Master of Science
(Applied Animal Biology)

Kathryn McLellan
“The effect of free-choice pasture access on lameness recovery and behaviour of lame dairy cattle”

9:00 AM on Friday, August 6th, 2021
Virtually
Join Zoom Meeting
https://ubc.zoom.us/j/61993522380?pwd=RDlTU1RNdTlNNmZ3c0dwTjI5K2p2dz09

EXAMINING COMMITTEE
Chair: Dr. S. Protopopova

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. M. von Keyserlingk – Supervisor
Dr. D. Weary – Committee member
Dr. S. Smukler – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. M. von Keyserlingk – Supervisor
Dr. D. Weary – Committee member
Dr. M. Isman – External

Job posting: SENSORY SCIENTIST – BLUE BUFFALO PET FOOD

Standard

Job posting –  Open to several disciplines including animal science and food science.

https://careers.generalmills.com/careers/jobs/9407?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-US

The Sensory Scientist identifies how to optimize pet food for pets and Pet Parents.  This person works with cross-functional teams, Pet Parents, and Pets to renovate and innovate pet products.

Best,

Lesley

Lesley Dampier  MSc PAg (She, Her, Hers)
Animal Welfare Program Research Coordinator – Animal Welfare Program

Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
Room 191 MacMillan | 2357 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Phone 604 822 2794
lesley.dampier@ubc.ca

Awards holders_Winter 2021: Reminders for timely award payment

Standard

Attention: Awards Holders

As the 2021 Winter session is now approaching, we would like to remind your responsibilities as award(s) holders to ensure timely payment of your award funding in September:

  • Registration: Please register for courses in the 2021W session. Funding will not be assigned to students who do not have course registration.  Award holders (including tuition award recipients) are required to maintain registration for the duration of their award funding period.
  • Direct deposit: If you are expecting to receive award funding in September, please be reminded to sign up for direct deposit in SSC to receive your funding efficiently.
  • Award Holder’s Guide: Please be reminded that any changes to your registration (such as program completion and leave of absence) will affect your award payment. For further information, please visit the Award Holder’s Guide.

Please note that for continuing awards, the Winter term award payments are typically assigned to student accounts in mid to late August.