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Tri-Council Graduate Applications CCV Tech Support 2017/08/17

The Office of Research in Education is offering technical support with CCVs for the upcoming Tri-council doctoral awards applications. More


Assistive technology and open education resources take flight in UBC’s BEd Summer program

Students and instructors played with technologies such as the ThinkMap visual thesaurus in workshops focused on assistive technology & open resources More


Fields of Interest Grant – Arts & Culture

The Vancouver Foundation is opening applications for the Arts & Culture field of interest grants on September 5. Applications due September 29. More


Fields of Interest Grant – Education & Training 2017/08/15

The Vancouver Foundation is opening applications for the Education & Training field of interest grants on October 2, 2017. Applications due November 3, 2017. More


Dr. Guy Faulkner receives federal funding to study physical activity and mental health

Dr. Guy Faulkner, Professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Population and Physical Activity Lab, has received $597,149 to study physical activity and its impact on mental health and depression. More


Call for Research Abstracts and Session Proposals | 2018 National Physical and Health Education Conference 2017/08/11

Apply to share your ideas, research, and success stories at the National Physical and Health Education Conference taking place May 17 - 19, 2018. Deadline: October 17, 2017. More


Erica Bennett receives SCAPPS Young Scientist Award

Kinesiology alumna Erica Bennett (BA'08, MA'11, PhD'17) has been selected to receive the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Young Scientist Award. More


Secondary teacher candidates exploring possibilities for Augmented and Virtual Reality in the classroom

In June 2017, as part of a larger TLEF project, students and instructors explored the possibilities of AR and VR in the classroom. More


Faculty/UBC Deadlines UBC 2017 Insight Grants

Upcoming institutional deadlines for 20017 SSHRC Insight Grants: October 2017. More


Canvas migration update – First courses in Canvas

More than 20 courses from Education will be running in Canvas this Fall. Read more about the Canvas migration update in the Faculty of Education. More


SSHRC Insight Grants: Deadline for ORE Internal Review

Submit your Insight Grant for ORE Interval Review (IR). Deadline: September 5, 2017. More


UBC Hampton Established Scholar and New Faculty Awards

UBC Hampton Fund Grants are available to support new faculty and established scholars. Deadline: August 31, 2017. More


Sky, Water, Earth soft launch in September 2017

ETS is proud to announce the soft launch of Sky, Water, Earth in September 2017, one year after the project proposal won in the DML Competition. More


An unexpected path sparks UBC’s online learning era 2017/08/08

Spotlight on Dr. Natasha Boskic, Senior Manager of Learning Design, Educational Technology Support (ETS). More


Call for Nominations | Canada’s Outstanding Principals

Nominations for Canada's Outstanding Principals are now being accepted. Deadline: October 31, 2017. More


Alumna Katelyn Dyck Receives 2017 Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon Teacher Award 2017/08/04

Congratulations to Faculty of Education alumna Katelyn Dyck (BEd'17), graduate of the UBC Faculty of Education Secondary Core French Specialist Program. More


Dr. Cynthia Nicol Appointed as David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics and Science Education

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Nicol (EDCP) on being appointed the David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics and Science Education for a three-year term starting September 1, 2017. More


John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award

Call for Nominations: 2017 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award. Deadline: October 16, 2017. More


2017 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition 2017/07/31

The 2017 UBC Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition have launched. Deadline: November 2, 2017. More


Congratulation to Alumna Judy Rogers 2017/07/28

Congratulations to alumna Judy Rogers, BRE’71, on her appointment as Member of the Order of Canada. More


Call for Nominations | Murray Elliott Service Award 2017 2017/07/25

Nominate a full-time or sessional faculty, staff or other person associated with the Faculty of Education who has made an outstanding contribution to the Teacher Education Program at UBC. Deadline: September 29, 2017. More


TEC Expo 2017 Recap

Re-live the successful 4th Annual TEC Expo through event photos or re-watch the live-streamed video conversations with presenters. More


Emerging Media Lab Drop-ins 2017/07/21

Did you get a chance to try the VR station in TEC Expo 2017? If not, the EML has drop-in sessions every Tuesday & Thursday. More


2017 Ice Cream Social 2017/07/20

Recap of the 2017 Ice Cream Social held July 19, 2017, an end-of-year event celebrating teacher candidates' accomplishments. More


Sex- and Gender-based Analysis Health Policy-Research Partnerships

The Sex- and Gender-based Analysis Health Policy-Research Partnerships aim to improve sex and gender considerations in health policy development. Application deadline: September 6, 2017. More


CIHR Meeting Planning & Dissemination Grants

CIHR Meeting Planning & Dissemination Grants support planning activities, partnership development, and activities for dissemination of health research. Application deadline: August 22, 2017. More


In Memoriam | Professor Emeritus Neil Sutherland

It is with great sadness that the Faculty of Education announces the passing away of EDST Professor Emeritus Dr. Neil Sutherland. More


Summer Noted Scholar Public Lecture – Dr. Jonathan Weiss 2017/07/17

On July 12, Dr. Jonathan Weiss of York University presented to a full house at the Pacific Autism Family Centre regarding the increasing importance of community interventions in order to better support individuals with autism that may be struggling from anxiety, anger, and/or depression. Video link now available. More


Carolyn McEwen selected to represent Canada at the 2017 Rugby World Cup

KIN alumna and current instructor with the School of Kinesiology Dr. Carolyn McEwen (PhD'16) has been selected as one of 28 athletes to represent Canada at the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in Ireland next month. More


ECPS Doctoral Candidate Robyn McClure Receives 2017/18 Killam Doctoral Scholarship

PhD candidate Robyn McClure (School Psychology, ECPS) is one of fifteen doctoral students from the UBC Vancouver campus receiving a Killam Doctoral Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. More