Thesis Defense – MSc – FOOD


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

MSc in FOOD Science

Huihui CHEN

Investigating factors contributing to the survival of Salmonella enterica on mini cucumbers

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at  2:00 pm Room 220 – FNH Building


Supervisory committee:

Dr. S. Wang – Supervisor

Dr. V. Measday – Committee member

Dr. S. Bach – Committee member


Defense Committee Composition

Dr. Z. Xu – Chair Dr. S. Wang – Supervisor

Dr. V. Measday – Committee member

Dr. K. Cheng – External



Everyone is welcome

UBC INK Journal – Article Submission Deadline Extension


The deadline for article submissions to the UBC INK Journal has been extended. We would greatly appreciate if you could distribute this to your students. Thank you!



Articles for the INK Journal

Do you want to…


Bring more attention to the research you have worked so hard to produce?

Develop skills in communicating your work to a general audience?

Build connections with other researchers in the UBC community?  


If your answer is yes, then submit an article of your work to INK (Ideas, Numbers, Knowledge)!


INK is a non-academic, student-run journal that amasses knowledge from across the disciplines. The journal offers a platform for bright and motivated students to communicate their work in a way that can be understood by someone outside of their field of expertise. It also hosts interdisciplinary discussions on real world problems, and serves as a vehicle for knowledge sharing and collaboration. 


Our team aims to bring together academic communities from across UBC and beyond to enhance sharing and communication of knowledge. We disseminate innovative thinking that addresses practical issues in society, and we offer students a niche for their ideas as well as involvement in the actual publication process.


We are currently accepting submissions for our August 2017 issue. The deadline for submission has been extended to August 16th, 2017. Graduate students will receive a $100 honorarium for successfully published articles. For more information, please visit our website.


Please submit your article to INK’s Editor-in-Chief, Samantha Jones at

Thesis Defense – MSc – AANB


UBC – Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces  

The Oral Examination for the Degree of 

MSc in AANB 


Influence of bacteria on menaquinone concentrations in fermented dairy products
Thursday August 10, 2017, at 10:00am
Room 350, MacMillan Bldg


Supervisory Committee
Dr. R. Cerri – Supervisor
Dr. S. Wang – Committee member
Dr. D. Veira – Committee member  

Defense Committee
Dr. J. Carrillo – Chair
Dr. R. Cerri – Supervisor
Dr. S. Wang– Committee member

Dr. X. Lu – Extenal

Everyone is welcome!

Part-time positions in G+PS, apply starting Aug 1st + August workshops


Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is hiring 4 part-time (10 hrs/week) worklearn students from Sept to April.  These positions will be posted on CareersOnline ( starting tomorrow, August 1. Please consider joining our team!  For further details on each position below, see  or check out the posting on CareersOnline after Aug 1st.

WL W17 G+PS Recruitment Ambassador – CareersOnline Job ID 839781

The G+PS Recruitment Lead Ambassador will lead the development of a volunteer recruitment ambassador program to support the graduate student recruitment initiatives of UBC.

WL W17 Communications Assistant–CareersOnline Job ID 840168

The Communications Assistant will help with the creation and dissemination of digital and print communications for multiple audiences, with a focus on communications for prospective and current students.

WL W17 GPS Student Ambassador, CareersOnline Job ID 839772

The Graduate Pathways to Success Student Ambassador will lead the development of a Graduate Student Ambassador Program to support the promotional and communication support for the GPS program as well as graduate student professional development workshops and services provided by other central UBC units.

WL W17 Human Resources and Postdoctoral Fellows Office Assistant, Careers Online Job ID: 839794 

The Human Resources and Postdoctoral Fellows Office Assistant will provide support for various projects within the PDFO and HR team portfolio.  The Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) is UBCs central office for providing support, professional development opportunities and advocacy for all Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs).  The HR team supports the Human Resources needs for the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies 


The UBC Work Learn program has many other opportunities open to graduate students, including:

3 positions in the Library Research Commons

WL W17 Graduate Student Peer – Thesis and Dissertation Support | CareersOnline Job ID 840855

WL W17 Graduate Student Peer – Citation Management | CareersOnline Job ID 840869

WL W17 Grad Student Peer Support – Data Analysis Software | CareersOnline Job ID 840762


There are several workshops scheduled in August including;

·         NVivo for MAC, Part 1 (August 1) and Part II, Aug 8th

·         Graduate Student Writing Community, Tuesdays at noon

·         Career Directions for Graduate Students, August 17 4-5

·         A Teaching Series (Teaching as a Scholarly Activity, Developing a Learner-Centered Syllabus, etc), August 28-30, various times

For details visit:


Thank you,


Jacqui Brinkman
Manager, Graduate Pathways to Success Program
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802 | @ubcgradschool

Waitlist Registration is now OPEN for September 23, 24, 30 2017 Grad ISW


Waitlist registration is now open for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) September 23, 24, 30 2017.  The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation. In addition, graduate students in STEM departments are eligible to become CIRTL associates upon completion of the workshop.   The ISW is a 3-day intensive workshop that develops participant’s teaching skills and confidence.  It is appropriate for first time teachers or those with years of experience.  Join the thousands of students who have taken this workshop. 

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must be able to attend all three days, i.e. the entire 24-hour workshop.  Please find attached the policy for registering in an ISW and an FAQ sheet.  

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the September 23, 24, 30 2017 please go to the following link and sign-up:  Waitlist registration will close on Friday at 4:30pm. By clicking this link, you can register for the waitlist, however this does not register you for the workshop. If you are accepted into the workshop, you will be contacted directly by our office. 


Grad ISW_registration_process

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Julia Levasseur
Senior Events Program Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 822 0064 | @UBC_CTLT