UBC Canada Research Chairs Appointed (New) - Martino Tran




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:

Screening of Finding Our Way


PIBC & VIFF present a 10th anniversary
screening of Finding Our Way, a documentary
film by Giovanni Attili and Leonie Sandercock
that explores the deep historical wounds and
unresolved conflict among indigenous people,
governments, and industry in Canada.

You're Invited to Join Leonie Sandercock for a fireside chat following the Film





Congratulations to our new faculty, Assistant Professor, Julia Harten for receiving the ACSP 2020 Student Award
Karen R. Polenske Award for Outstanding Student Paper on a China -Related Topic 


Winner of the Karen R. Polenske Award

The Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award for Outstanding Paper on a China Planning Related Topic, established in honor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Karen R. Polenske - a prominent regional economist and a leading scholar of China's sustainable development - is given annually to International Association for China Planning (IACP) student members who present excellent research at major international planning conferences.

Currently the IACP presents one Polenske award at their annual conference in China and one Polenske award at their annual membership meeting in the United States during the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference.

The Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award has been made possible by generous donations given...

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