MFRE Friday Seminar – Feb 15, 2019: Bruce Turris

Speaker: Bruce Turris
Topic: Fisheries Management: How Theory Becomes Operationalized
Date & Time: Friday February 15, 2019 3:30pm
Venue: MCML 160
About the Speaker: 
Bruce is an economist, but very much a practitioner. For the first 17 years of his career, he was an official with the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, in the Pacific region. He subsequently went into private practice, working very closely with industry as well as government. He does extensive consulting work outside of Canada, as well as within, with examples being the US (both coasts), China and Europe.
All are welcome!

Shristee Rahman  MFRE
Educational Researcher
Land and Food Systems | Master of Food and Resource Economics
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
348A-2357 Main Mall | Vancouver British Columbia | V6T 1Z4 Canada


Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop WAITLIST for March 30, 31 & APRIL 6, 2019 IS NOW OPEN!


Waitlist registration opens February 11 for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) March 30, 31 & April 6, 2019.  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. 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.

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must attend all three days for the complete duration of the workshop, i.e. the entire 24-hour workshop.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the March 30, 31 & April 6, 2019 ISW please go to the following link and sign-up for the waitlist:


Waitlist registration will close on Wednesday March 27, 2019 at 4:30pmBy clicking this link, you are signing up for the WAITLIST only, however, this DOES NOT register you for the workshop. IF you are accepted into the workshop, you will be contacted by our office to confirm your registration.

Elisa Herman
Events Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214-1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 4871 | @UBC_CTLT





GPS Update: Discovering the Entrepreneur within (Mitacs) + Recruiter Real Talk + Stats WEBINAR (Mixed Effects Models)+ More!

Registration is now open for:
Discovering the Entrepreneur Within (Mitacs Training)
Mon, Feb 25 | 9:00 to 5:00 @Thea Koerner House
Statistics VI: Introduction to Mixed Effects Models (via Webinar)
Tue, Feb 26 | 10:00 to 12:00
Recruiter Real Talk: Panel Discussion on Hiring and the Job Search
Tue, Feb 26 | 5:30-7:00 pm @Thea Koerner House
Thesis Boot Camp
Tue, Feb 27 | 10:00-4:00 @ Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre,
There are seats remaining in this week’s:
Statistics V: Discrete Data – Counts and Proportions (via Webinar)
Introduction to Interacting with the Media (with Expert Panel)
Check out for other opportunities including:
Career Building
Apply for the Graduate Student Career Activation Project |
Navigating Early Career Experiences: a Panel of Indigenous professionals, Feb 11 |
Employers on Campus: |   SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd Feb 11 |CGG Feb 12| BTY Group Feb 13  
Graduate School Success
“Help! I’m stressed!”: Women in engineering Stress Management Workshop, Feb 13th |  
SPSS for Statistical Analysis, Feb 13 |
Best Practices in Research Data Management, Feb 13 |
Endnote Basic Workshop, Feb 14 |
Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool, Feb 14 |
Literature Review: Analyzing (with NVIVO), Feb 19 |
Creating and Managing your Academic Profile, Feb 21 |
Workshop Series on Research Synthesis and Critical Appraisal, Feb 12, 26 |
Language Sciences, Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Research Day, Abstracts due Feb 25 |
Careers and Volunteer Opportunities and Call for Abstracts
UBC Sustainability Scholars, Applications due Feb 25 |
Share your Research with youth at YEET(Living Encylopedia) in New West Mar 2,3
Thank you,
Jacqui Brinkman, MSc
Director, Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueum Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802 | @ubcgradschool