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Find updates on searches, appointments, external reviews and other academic-related activities.


30 Jun 2017

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.

  • Awards + Funding

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Vice-Provost, International

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.

  • New

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Monday, June 26, 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.

  • New

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

University Librarian

Ms. Susan E. Parker has been appointed as University Librarian.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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.

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14 Jun 2017

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. 

14 Jun 2017

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.

08 Jun 2017

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).

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