Weekly Digest

The School of Community and Regional Planning compiles this digest of emails received by the main office about events, scholarships, workshops, etc. and sends it out once a week to reduce the number of emails sent to the School. Please send your events and announcements no later than Tuesdays by 3:30pm to sherli@mail.ubc.ca for inclusion in the weekly digest on Wednesdays.

For the most current week's updates. View the Weekly Digest online.

UBC

Seeking 1-2 grad students to lead literature review activities to support the development of a new Healthy Social Environments Framework project.

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

 

Greetings former and current SCARPies!
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has announced the Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

 

Academic Career Week Faculty Panel + On Campus Work Opportunities+ How to Write a Great Resume + More!

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2019

 

We are pleased to announce a new joint pilot initiative with Counselling Services, Wellbeing and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies designed to offer additional mental health and wellbeing support geared specifically towards graduate students and centered around known stressors many graduate students are faced with

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2019

 

Part time work for grad students, Proj Mgmt II (Mitacs) + Negotiating the Job Offer (Webinar)+ Navigating your role as in instructor + More!

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 24, 2019

 

Two LFS students are co-leading an upper-level student-directed seminar on food justice in Sept 2019 Two LFS students are co-leading an upper-level student-directed seminar on food justice in Sept 2019

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

 

A new graduate course in Term 1 of the coming school year: “Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Design”

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019

 

FNIS 501A 101 (3) Indigenous Theory and Methods Seminar

 

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 31, 2019

 

Take advantage of opportunities for free statistical consulting offered by the Statistics Department.

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 31, 2019

 

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, September 5, 2019

 

We are excited to launch the first-ever IT Summer Lectures, a public event where UBC IT staff can share updates on the innovative projects they’ve been leading.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, September 12, 2019

 

To acknowledge the strong relationship UBC has with the Musqueam First Nation, the President’s Office has created a community-based scholarship to support students from the Musqueam First Nation

Event Date/Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2019

 

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2020.

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

 

UBC President’s Community-University Roundtable on Non-Market Housing Innovation - funding opportunity that has emerged out of the roundtable, and to give you a few other updates on work that came out of the roundtable.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019

 

Subsidized writing retreats with Dr. Michelle Stack (Education) and Letitia Henville will be running during Reading Week 2020.

 

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

For Faculty- The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has announced the Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019

 

External Events

Student Researcher position at BC Centre for Disease Control

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

 

Vancouver Heritage Foundation has two new opportunities that some of your students might be interested in. We would appreciate it if you could help us spread the word.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019

 

This call for proposals is for a $5,000 grant in the field of Land Economics, sponsored by
the LAI Land Economics Society Vancouver Chapter.

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 31, 2019

 

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) are interested in funding a PhD Scholarship to explore the development of resilience in communities and community members.

Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, September 1, 2019

 

TransLink will host Rail~Volution 2019, a leading international land-use, transportation, and development conference is coming to Vancouver between September 8 – 11, 2019.

 

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

 

A wide range of scholarships are available for persons pursuing studies in various facets of government and public policy. Applications are now being received for scholarship programs administered by the Local Government Management Association (LGMA).

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019

 

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education;

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 as part of ICLEI’s Livable Cities Forum, the Community Solutions Network, a program of Future Cities Canada, will be holding an Idea Camp.

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

 

There is an opportunity in UBC for students to attend -- the Canadian Urban Transit Association’s 7th Annual Young Leader’s Summit that will be held in Calgary from November 8-10, 2019

Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, November 10, 2019

 

Job Postings

UBC Campus + Community Planning is hiring for several student sustainability Work Learn positions.

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

 

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) was established in 1952 as an independent non-government organisation.
Various job positions

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 31, 2019

 

Bylaw Enforcement Officer

 

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, September 3, 2019