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On November 29, Dr. Susan Porter hosted a dialogue with Professor Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor to an audience of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
The International Doctoral Fellowship program supports the best 35 doctoral applicants with more than $150,000 over 5 years. Visit www.grad.ubc.ca/idf for more information.
On October 19, 2017, the UBC community gathered to celebrate the graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculties who received support and recognition from the Killam Trusts over the past year. 2017 marks 50 years of support for UBC from the Killam Trusts.
There are a variety of awards and funding options for graduate students at the University of British Columbia, including internal and external scholarships, needs-based funding, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and more. Learn more at www.grad.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards-funding
At the edge of a plant species' natural geographic range, it starts to struggle. Under climate change, the species that survive will be the ones who can adapt at the margins of their range, and thereby extend it. Botanist Amy Angert, Killam Research Prize recipient, is fascinated by what happens at those margins.
How do people come to like people who are similar to themselves? How to they come to dislike people who are different? In her PhD research, Killam Doctoral Scholar Anthea Pun is exploring when these biases arise in young children, and how we can intervene.
Heather Palis, a 2017 Killam Doctoral Scholar and PhD candidate with UBC Medicine, is researching ways the healthcare system can better address the healthcare crisis.
Kevin Bennewith, a professor with UBC Medicine and a scientist with the BC Cancer Agency, received a 2017 Killam Mentoring Prize for his outstanding mentoring of graduate students.
Waldan Kwong is a postdoctoral fellow in the UBC Department of Botany. His research focuses on corals, and particularly the symbiotic relationship between the animals and their microbial community. Waldan is a recipient of a 2017 Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Anna Smith, an MSc student in Forestry, was a semi-finalist in the 2017 UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held on March 14, 2017. Here is Anna's talk, “Zinc stinks! Olfactory inhibition in juvenile coho salmon". For more information about UBC's 3MT program, visit 3mt.ubc.ca. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students around the world. Developed...