Project Pitch Event – Climate Solutions Scholars Program

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Open to all in the UBC Community! This past spring, the Collective solicited ideas from the research community for projects that could be completed by the next round of Solutions Scholars. After a successful call, eight projects have advanced to a pitch session which will be open to the UBC community. Please join us! 1:45pm […]

Designing the Clinical Support & Research Centre: From collective experience to built environment

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Erin Cherban, M.Sc. Chief Clinical Research Officer, Advancing Health Clinical Trials Working Group Lead Beth Snow, PhD, MBA, CE Program Head — Evaluation, Advancing Health Dry Research Working Group Lead Scott Tebbutt, PhD Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Principal Investigator, Centre for Heart Lung Innovation Wet Lab Working Group Lead Planning for the Clinical Support […]

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Using AI for Student Learning and Support

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Online This event is part of the 2024 Celebrate Learning Week, taking place from May 6–10, 2024. This interactive session will demonstrate the technologies and techniques for utilizing AI in classes, including chatbots for question answering and student support, and tools that students may use for completing assignments. Instructors will learn about the capabilities and limitations […]

UBCO Keynote – Hope Circuits: Re-membering and Renewal for Human Flourishing

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

To attend this event in-person, please register for the whole conference on the CTL Okanagan website. To attend this event online, please register by clicking on the green “Register Now” button on this page. This event is part of the 2024 Celebrate Learning Week, taking place from May 6–10, 2024.  We now find ourselves at the precipice of a […]

UBCO: Closing Plenary Panel – Reflections on the Future Teaching and Learning Scholarship and Practice

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Multi-access To attend this event in-person, please register for the whole conference on the CTL Okanagan website. To attend this event online, please register by clicking on the green “Register Now” button on this page. This event is part of the 2024 Celebrate Learning Week, taking place from May 6–10, 2024.  This closing panel will invite leaders of teaching […]

Writing a Literature Review: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars writing up their research study, or research story, in order to summarize the scholarly conversation. In the introduction to a research article, research paper, or thesis chapter, for example, writers review research in order to provide readers with relevant background context to situate the current study. But how […]

CGS-D Proposal: Crafting a Compelling Research Story

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This workshop is designed for graduate students applying for the Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (CGS-D) from the national funding agencies: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC. Drawing on evidence-based research about successful grant proposals, facilitators discuss particular elements of this written academic genre: audience, purpose, knowledge gap, competence claim, structure, style, and more. The workshop includes […]

Verbs for Citations: Moving From Paraphrase to Summary

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“Study A showed that …” “Study B showed that…” Have you ever wondered how verbs like show function in describing and summarizing previous studies when writing your literature review, and what alternative verbs are available for you to tell your research story? By focusing on the use of reporting verbs in published research articles, the facilitator will discuss citation strategies in […]

Common Academic Expressions in English: Making Connections

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

One of the major challenges that academic writers encounter is making connections within the text, for example, making comparisons and drawing conclusions. Rather than counting on readers to figure out the meaning of a difficult text, academic writing requires writers to make clear connections between ideas. In this workshop, we introduce a variety of academic […]

CGS-D Proposal: Crafting a Compelling Research Story

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This workshop is designed for graduate students applying for the Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (CGS-D) from the national funding agencies: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC. Drawing on evidence-based research about successful grant proposals, facilitators discuss particular elements of this written academic genre: audience, purpose, knowledge gap, competence claim, structure, style, and more. The workshop includes […]