GPS Update: Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer + Time Management + More!

Happy new year! GPS updates are back with workshops beginning next week. We are also gearing up for the start of Three Minute Thesis which takes place Feb-March of this term.  If you are interested in learning more, please reach out.  We would be happy to host an ‘Effective Presentations” workshop in your program.

Please forward the information below to your graduate students:

Registration is now open for:

The Nuts and Bolts of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Thu, Jan 17 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm @Thea Koerner House

Event and registration details:

grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/17220-nuts-bolts-intellectual-property-technology-transfer

Time Management (hosted with the Wellness Centre and followed by a Grad Connections Café)

Thu, Jan 10 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm @ GSS Loft in the Nest

Event and registration details:

https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5554

Check out community.grad.ubc.ca for other opportunities including:

Career Building

Employers on Campus: Best Buy (Jan 10) and Ledcor (Jan 22), see community.grad.ubc.ca/calendar for details

Career Advising for Grad Students, Jan 10 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5519

Career Directions for STEM Grad Students, Jan 16 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5520

My Career Story: Non-linear Career Paths (panel), Jan 16 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5502

UBC Education Career Fair (teacher recruitment) Jan 18 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5513

Work and other Opportunities

Queen’s Master of Finance – Beijing, Smith School of Business (Info Session), Jan 8 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5508 

Student Engagement Opportunities with United Way (Healthy Aging), apply by Jan 14 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5550

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program (Info Session), Jan 31 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5556

Volunteer for Aboriginal Experience UBC 2019, Feb 19-20 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5555

Graduate School Success

Workshop series on Research Synthesis and Critical Appraisal (Jan 8, 15, 22, 29)| community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5531

Thesis Formatting workshop, Jan 14 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5532

NVivo workshop for PC, Jan 15 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5533

Intro to SPSS workshop, Jan 16 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5534

Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool (Beginner Workshop), Jan 17 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5535

Community-building

Join a weekly writing group downtown | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5544

Grad Connections Café, Jan 10 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5553

Raising Our Consciousness: Enhancing the Vitality of Indigenous Languages in our Teaching & Learning, Jan 10 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5551

Thank you,

Jacqui.

Jacqui Brinkman, MSc
Director of Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus |  Musqueam Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802
jacqui.brinkman@ubc.ca | @ubcgradschool
https://www.grad.ubc.ca/

 

Thursday, January 31, 2019