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22 Jul 2019

Call for applications: 2019 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition

The Offices of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, are pleased to announce the 2019 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.

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22 Jul 2019

Read UBC’s 2018/19 Annual Report

Find out about the university's progress over the past year and the achievements of faculty, staff, and others who are shaping our next century.

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08 Jul 2019

Statement regarding UBC’s participation in the Vancouver Pride Parade

An externally-booked event on campus in June has prompted UBC community members to express their views on freedom of expression and academic freedom, and ask questions around the university’s commitment to equity and inclusion.

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04 Jul 2019

UBC strategic plan update and next steps

To summarize some of the progress since our strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century was launched, a Progress Poster has been developed for you to print and share. The poster not only outlines some of the key achievements over the past year, but is also a reminder of the six priority areas the university will focus on over the next two years.

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19 Jun 2019

UBC researchers among new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

The Canadian government recently announced an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence.

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14 Jun 2019

Statement from the Provost regarding June 23rd event at UBC

Statement from the Provost about concerns expressed regarding the June 23rd talk, booked and to be presented by Jenn Smith.

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11 Jun 2019

Jaclyn Stewart appointed CTLT Deputy Academic Director

The UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jaclyn (Jackie) Stewart as the new Deputy Academic Director. Dr. Stewart begins her three-year term on July 1, 2019.

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06 Jun 2019

Event: Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls: An Epidemic Crossing the Medicine Line

The First Nations House of Learning is hosting "Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women: An Epidemic Crossing the Medicine Line" (MMIWG) at the UBC First Nations Longhouse on June 10-11, 2019. This conference will address issues of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border. There is no cost for directly affected family members or students.

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