Faculty

APSC Recognizes Nora Angeles with Dean's Service Award

SCARP is proud to say that our very own Professor Nora Angeles is a recipient of the 2021 Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Service Award. 

The Award for Excellence in Service recognizes faculty who, through leadership, service, and administrative activates, make substantial positive high-impact contributions to their Departments, Schools and the Faculty as a whole. It is through these efforts that the Faculty of Applied Science provide students with the highest quality educational experience.

Assistant Professor Julia Harten receives 2021 Henry Reining Award

Our very own Julia Harten, Assistant Professor here at SCARP, has received the Henry Reining Award from the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy. 

This annual award recognizes the best dissertation written in public policy and management. Julia was recognized by the Reining award for her dissertation, "Crowded with Potential: Housing and Social Mobility Strategies Among China’s Educated Migrants".

UBC Canada Research Chairs Appointed (New) - Martino Tran

 

 

SIX NEW AND RENEWED UBC CANADA RESEARCH CHAIRS APPOINTED

In its 20th year, the Canada Research Chairs Program continues to provide opportunities for researchers to excel in their fields, and build teams of experts at Canadian institutions. In spring 2020, the first of two cycles of fudning to be announced this year, the Government of Canada invested $140 million towards 182 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs including six new and renewed chairs at UBC:
 

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Welcome to Professor Kelly J. Clifton

SCARP’s new J. Armand Bombardier Chair in Regional Transportation Planning

SCARP is delighted to announce that Dr. Kelly J. Clifton has been appointed as the new J. Armand Bombardier Chair in Regional Transportation Planning. It is expected that Professor Clifton will be joining the School this coming summer.

Dr. Clifton brings a wealth of leadership experience to the position, both in the transportation field and in senior administrative roles. Her work is internationally recognised to be at the cutting edge of developments in research and policy innovation in transportation. In a field where research can be quite niche, she notably works across boundaries between disciplines, methodological approaches, or the worlds of research and practice. She has made significant contributions to transportation planning especially with respect to improved understanding of travel behaviour and the practice of modeling, developing practice-ready tools to help communities (for example, to implement plans to build affordable housing and pedestrian-friendly developments). Her work is often motivated by a commitment to see developments in transportation contribute to more equitable and healthy outcomes.

In enthusiastically...

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