Seminar series: Dr. Kamau-Rutenberg


Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg is Director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD).

AWARD manages the One Planet Fellowship, a climate change initiative sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and BNP Paribas Foundation and which enjoys the official patronage of the President of France.

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June 5th 10.30-12.00



UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing

2424 Main Mall

  1. 2916 (caseroom)


Light lunch and refreshments for  participants after the seminar

GPS Updates


The top 12 Canadian 3MT Finalist videos (including Adam Ramzy from UBC) are now live. Vote for your fav here:

Do you want the graduate student voice included?  Participate in a group discussion on Improving Student Mental Health Standards in Canada, May 14 (snacks provided).

Registration is now open for:

Graduate Writing Retreat (3 days) | June 11-13| 10- 4:30 pm | Event and Registration details: here

There are still seats remaining in:

Scholarly Smarts in Today’s Publishing Landscape (advice on how and where to publish)|Tue May 14 | 10:30 am- 12 pm| Register here

Simple Strategies for Happier Time (Keynote by Harvard Assistant Professor Ashley Whillans) |Wed May 15 | 10 am- 12 pm| Register here (this session will be videoconferenced to the Diamond Health Care Centre near VGH and to UBC Okanagan)

Navigating Work-Life-Balance in Graduate School (with lunch) |Wed May 15 | 12:30 – 2:30 pm| Register here

Submitting your Thesis | Thu May 16| In person: 9:30 – 10:30 am, Register here | Webinar: 1-2 pm, Register here

The Steps of Planning Your Doctoral Exam | Thu May 16 | In person: 10:45 – 12:00 am, Register here | Webinar: 2:15 – 3:30 pm, Register here

Check out for other opportunities including:

Grad School Success

Best Practices in Research Data Management, May 22

Choosing the right citation Management Tool for your Research (Beginner), May 23



Lecture on Likelihood Ratio Meta-Analysis (TI Methods Speaker Series), May 29th

Group discussion on Improving Student Mental Health Standards in Canada, May 14 (snacks provided).


Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology needs Volunteers for a Free Photo shoot  (Photos used for promotion but also available to participants), May 15

Please let me know if you have questions!

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