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Olivia Tsihlias Awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award

Olivia Tsihlias Awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award

Congratulations to Olivia Tsihlias for being awarded the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award as part of the 2022 Spring Awards competition! The Syd Vernon Fund for the Disabled supports charitable organizations for the betterment of persons with mental, physical or sensory disabilities. The Fund also supports the advancement of education for those persons committed to […]

Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year. Value: Annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance […]

Available Fall Awards for MSc and PhD Students 2022-2023

Awards season has begun, and there are multiple funding opportunities available for students. Please note that the following are some of the major awards and scholarships available in the early fall semester, however students are encouraged to seek other opportunities that may be more specific to their studies on the UBC G+PS Awards Opportunities page. […]

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS-D)

Applicants applying through UBC will either be: currently registered in, or are on an approved leave of absence from, a degree program at UBC not currently registered anywhere but was registered at any other time during the year of application (2022) in a degree program at UBC If a student is not sure where to […]

July Student of the Month: Saori Ogura

July Student of the Month: Saori Ogura

Name: Saori Ogura Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Supervisor: Dr. Susan Forwell What project are you currently working on? Maintaining agricultural biodiversity is key to adapt to climate change. Under the supervision of Prof. Susan Forwell, I’m exploring the meaning of traditional small grains cultivation to farmers and their community members in […]

July Alumni of the Month: Mike Prescott

July Alumni of the Month: Mike Prescott

Name: Michael Prescott Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Graduated: May 2021 Dissertation: Towards a conceptual framework of navigation for people who use wheeled mobility devices in the community How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? The focus of my research was on the mobility challenges people […]

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

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 […]

VCH Top Graduating Doctoral Student & Rising Star Award Recipients

VCH Top Graduating Doctoral Student & Rising Star Award Recipients

Join us in congratulating Jesse Charlton, recipient of VCH’s 2022 Top Graduating Doctoral Student Award, and Cristina Rubino, recipient of VCH’s 2022 Rising Star Award! These awards recognize outstanding efforts by VCHRI trainees for research excellence, service as role models and other contributions that each has made to benefit the Vancouver Coastal Health research community. […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Masters Recipients

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Masters Recipients

Congratulations to Julia Dahlby and Niloufar Benam for being awarded the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M)! The CGS-M is awarded to high-calibre scholars to help develop their research skills and assists in the training of highly qualified personnel. As recipients of this award administered by CIHR, Julia and Niloufar have the opportunity to fully concentrate on […]

June Alumni of the Month: Julia Schmidt

June Alumni of the Month: Julia Schmidt

Name: Julia Schmidt Program: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Sciences Graduated: 2019 Dissertation: Neurophysiological impacts of mild traumatic brain injury in children and youth How would you describe your research project in the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences program? After working for over 10 years as an occupational therapist in brain injury rehabilitation, I graduated with my PhD […]