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Canada 150 Research Chairs for Internationally Based Researchers and Scholars
The University of British Columbia invites top-tier scholars from all disciplines to submit expressions of interest in being nominated for a Canada 150 Research Chair at UBC.
The Provost is pleased to announce that the Board of Governors has accepted the President’s recommendation to appoint Dr. Murali Chandrashekaran as the Vice-Provost, International for a five-year term, commencing September 1, 2017.
Vice-President Research and Innovation
UBC is pleased to announce that Professor Gail Murphy has been appointed as the new Vice-President, Research and Innovation. She will formally begin the role on August 14, 2017.
Ms. Susan E. Parker has been appointed as University Librarian.
Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-President Information Technology
Ms. Jennifer Burns as has been reappointed as Chief Information Officer and appointed as Associate Vice-President Information Technology.
TLEF Showcase and poster session
In May, the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) hosted a TLEF Showcase during UBC’s Celebrate Learning Week.
2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund: Call for Letters of Intent for Large TLEF Project Grants
The call for proposals for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Projects above $50,000 is open.
UBC selects Canvas as replacement for Blackboard Learn (Connect)
We are pleased to announce that following extensive consultation and evaluation UBC has selected the Canvas platform (by Instructure) as the replacement for Blackboard Learn (badged locally as Connect).