WULS-SGGW_PROM_call for applicants


On behalf of the International Relations Office, Warsaw University of Life Sciences  – SGGW, Poland I would like to kindly invite your PhD students (under 40 years old, active student status) to participate in PROM – International Scholarship Exchange of PhD candidates and Academic Staff.

PROM aims to enable participation in short forms of education : internship / conference at WULS-SGGW in 2019 (until middle September 2019).

Costs of travel, living expenses (and conference fees) are covered from the program’s budget.

Additional call for applicants is open until August 9th of 2019. Detailed information are provided on the institutional website: http://www.sggw.pl/en/international-cooperation_/educational-programs/tempus_

We would greatly appreciate, if you promoted PROM at your institution. In accordance with program’s assumptions WULS-SGGW can finance:

1) conference  (financing max. 5 days) – 1 PhD student, especially from non-OECD countries. In order to maintain a relevant sex balance within our project, male applicants will be welcome,

2) internship (financing max. 10 days + 2 days travel) – 1 academic staff, especially from non-OECD countries. In order to maintain a relevant sex balance within our project, female applicants will be welcome.

Conferences organised at WULS-SGGW in September (11-13.9.2019): Faculty of Economic Sciences (http://www.wne.sggw.pl/event/konferencja-katedr-finansow-pt-finanse-95-lat-po-reformie-wladyslawa-grabskiego/) – detailed information will be published in the nearest time.

With kind regards,

International Relations Office
PROM Project Coordinator
International Relations Office
166 Nowoursynowska str. [building 8, room 20], 02-787 Warsaw, Poland
+48 22 59 310 45/46
email: prom@sggw.pl
166 Nowoursynowska str., 02-787 Warsaw, Poland
+48 22 593 10 00, +48 22 593 10 87
NIP: 525-000-74-25

Call for Applications: Musqueam First Nation Scholarship


Call for Applications: Musqueam First Nation Scholarship

To acknowledge the strong relationship UBC has with the Musqueam First Nation, the President’s Office has created a community-based scholarship to support students from the Musqueam First Nation studying at the University of British Columbia in their undergraduate, post baccalaureate (including Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Education, Pharmacy, Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work), and graduate studies. The award is valued up to $5,500 annually and renewable for up to 4 years.

Recipients will have demonstrated academic and leadership achievements including, but not limited to, engagement in the arts, athletics, school, and/or their community. Recipients will be selected on their ability to demonstrate their openness to continuing to learn who they are, where they come from, and their responsibility in enriching and carrying knowledge forward in their community and the world.

Application deadline: September 16, 2019 by 11:59pm PST

For more information, including eligibility requirements and application procedures, please visit the award’s UBC website: https://students.ubc.ca/enrolment/finances/awards-scholarships-bursaries/musqueam-first-nation-scholarship

CERC Seminar – August 20 @ 11:00 AM


We would like to invite you to attend the next CERC Research Seminar.  We are going to have a special speaker from Japan, Dr. Kunio Yoshikawa:

Part 1: How to commercialize the research achievements – Innovative Japanese technologies for waste conversion 

Part 2: How to write good papers – Through 10 years’ editorial experience for Applied Energy 

Date: August 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building (CHBE), 

Room 202, 2360 East Mall, Vancouver

We look forward to seeing you there!



*Please feel free to forward it to anyone who may be interested.  Thank you.

Sarah Chen
Administrator | Clean Energy Research Centre
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver, BC, Canada
Phone 604.827.4342 | Email sarah@cerc.ubc.ca

Thesis Defense – MSc – FOOD


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

Master of Science (Food Science)

Elaine CHENG

Characterization of Vineyard-associated Wine Yeasts and Flavonoid profiles of Pinot Noir Grapes in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1pm
Room 220 – FNH Building 


Chair: Dr. C. Scaman 

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. V. Measday – Co-Supervisor
Dr. S. Castellarin – Co-Supervisor
Dr. A. Rosado – Committee member
Dr. S. Wang  – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. V. Measday – Co-Supervisor
Dr. S. Castellarin – Co-Supervisor
Dr. A. Rosado – Committee member
Dr. S. Wang  – Committee member
Dr. D. Durall – External

Everyone is welcome

Writing Retreats for UBC doctoral students


Dissertation Writing Retreats – Reading Week 2020

UBC graduate students—and especially doctoral candidates—are invited to participate in a five-day, four-night, off-campus writing retreat at UBC’s Loon Lake conference centre. The $75 fee includes accommodation, food, and writing support.

The five-day on-campus writing retreat is non-residential (ie, you return to you own home each night), and the $45 fee includes five days of writing support and community, as well as food.

Registration opens Oct 1, and more information can be found at blogs.ubc.ca/loonlakeretreat/

Please circulate this information broadly.

Thank you


Letitia Henville  PhD

Coordinator, Graduate Programs

Faculty of Arts | Arts Co-operative Education Program

The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus

Unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Territory

C121 – 1866 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T1Z1 Canada

Phone 604 822 4223

letitia.henville@ubc.ca | @ubcartscoop

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