A workshop about the new Sustainable Community Development Internal Grant has been organized for the campus community on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
The workshop is focused on UBC faculty, staff and students, as well as staff from the City of Kelowna and members of the Glenmore community. Faculty members who plan to apply to the grant are encouraged to attend this workshop.
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 18
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: University Centre building, room UNC334
Up to four grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. The grant application deadline is February 15, 2011. To find out more about grant terms and conditions visit: http://web.ubc.ca/okanagan/provost-research/internal.html
This workshop is free, but online pre-registration is required.
The purpose of this workshop is to:
- provide information about the new grant and the application process
- provide information about the City of Kelowna's interest in the development of sustainable neighbourhoods and communities
- provide key points of contact within the Glenmore community and City of Kelowna staff for ongoing partnership and consultation throughout the process
- facilitate stakeholder and community engagement and dialogue about sustainability-related research and project opportunities that may qualify for funding under this grant
- 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.
New grant information and application process
Kristen Kane, Associate Manager of the Research Services Office, and Leanne Bilodeau, Director of Sustainability Operations
- 2:45 to 3 p.m.
Sustainable communities discussion
Ron Mattiussi, City Manager for the City of Kelowna
- 3 p.m.
Stakeholder and community engagement facilitated discussion
Peter Arthur, Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning and Heather Hurren, Manager of Academic Development
This workshop is organized by the Sustainability Office in partnership with the Research Services Office and Centre for Teaching and Learning.