Speaker Inquiry for Panel on Wild Salmon


My name is Maia and I’m the curator of the 350 Films for Justice series that will be launching February 28, 2017 in Vancouver. We will be screening Salmon Confidential for our first film screening and I’m looking for people to speak on a Q+A panel following the screening on the issue of wild salmon in BC.  

The intent of this series is to create a space for community engagement, dialogue and solidarity on social-eco justice related issues in the BC region. 350 Vancouver will be organizing monthly screenings at the Hive every 28th of the month. We hope to use this event and space to connect attendees to local community and create critical connections and dialogue on intersecting issues that relate to the place we all call home.

Do you know anyone who might be interested in this from the Land and Food Systems program? Or is the email able to be forwarded to graduate students who might be interested?  

Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you! 

All the best,

Maia Wikler

T’4 slips


2016 T4’s:

  • On-line T4’s are now available on-line in Self-Service to view and print.
  • Printed T4s:
    • For employees who selected to receive printed T4s, printed copies will be delivered/mailed the week of Feb 20th
    • Active employees will have printed T4s delivered to their departments.
    • Terminated/retired employees will have T4s mailed to the home address on record in HRMS Self-Service.
    • Anyone selecting to receive a printed T4 also has the option to access it on-line in Self-Service.

Thesis Defense – PhD – HUNU


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



“Vitamin B-12 Status During Pregnancy and Infancy:

Screening Tools and Assessment of Populations at Risk for Deficiency”

Friday, February 24, 2017, 9:00 am

Room 200, Graduate Student Centre

Latecomers will not be admitted

Schroder (Theresa) Programme



Dr. Margot Van Allen (Medical Genetics) 

Supervisory Committee:

Dr. Yvonne Lamers, Research Supervisor (Human Nutrition)

Dr. Susan Barr (Human Nutrition)

Dr. Joshua Miller (Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University)

University Examiners:

Dr. Rajavel Elango (Experimental Medicine)

Dr. Hélène Coté (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)

Everyone is welcome!

Mitacs funding for collaborative international research


Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to apply is March 31, at 5 p.m. PST. 

Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to graduate students. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates. Funding varies by destination.

Students in Canada can do research in: 

  • Brazil
  • China
  • France
  • India
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Tunisia

Graduate students in Canada can also apply for the Globalink Partnership Award, which supports research projects abroad with industry partners in any country except the United States. Applicants are encouraged to apply by June 9, 2017, for travel in Fall 2017.

Students from the following countries can do research in Canada:

  • France

To learn more about these initiatives, visit the Globalink web page or contact Mitacs International at international@mitacs.ca

Best wishes, Ana Majstorovic Proposals Office Bureau des propositions proposalsoffice@mitacs.ca Sign up to receive calls for proposals by email.

Mitacs would like to thank the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec their support of the Globalink Research Award and Globalink Partnership Award programs. In addition, Mitacs is pleased to work with international partners to support the Globalink Research Award, including France’s Inria, the China Scholarship Council, the National Research Foundation of Korea, and Tunisia’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Mission Universitaire de Tunisie.

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Become a Leader – Nominate Yourself for the GSS Student Executive


Become a Leader. Run for a GSS Student Executive Position.

Nominations are open until February 17, 5pm

Are you ready to represent and serve UBC’s growing graduate student community? Being a GSS Executive is a unique opportunity to build meaningful collaborations, relationships, and leadership experience. This elected position also comes with a part-time honorarium.

Positions to be elected include:


VP University and Academic Affairs

VP External Relations

VP Students


To nominate yourself and for more information, visit:


Questions? Email the Chief Electoral Officer at elections@gss.ubc.ca

To nominate yourself and for more information, visit:



How do you see the Graduate Student Society represent you?

Let your voice be heard.

GSS Strategic Plan 2017-2021

Your GSS is developing a strategic plan that establishes the priorities and direction of the Society for 2017-2021.

The Plan encompasses three themes to support the success and well-being of UBC graduate students:

Graduate Student Academics

Graduate Student Community

Our Graduate Student Society

Please read the  GSS Strategic Plan, 4th draft, 4th draft and let us know your thoughts!


Supervisory Excellence – Proposed Position Statement


Your GSS Council will be reviewing the following proposed position statements at the next Council meeting on Feb. 16:

Questions? Feedback?

Tell us your feedback and suggestions for any changes/corrections by email or request to meet in-person with Natalie Marshall at ncmarshall@msl.ubc.ca