Research Spotlight

Studying Bobcats in Lynxland

Studying Bobcats in Lynxland

Roberta Newbury's research has been featured in the November-December edition ofMontana Outdoors, the magazine of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Newbury is a PhD candidate in biology and physical geography. She and research assistantJodi Berg were joined in the Flathead National Forest by feature writer Tim Gibbins last winter to discuss the research looking at the […]

New book: Q Skills for Success Reading and Writing 5

Scott Roy Douglas, assistant professor in the Faculty of Education, has co-authored a new six-level English Assistance Program book for college and university students. Q Skills for Success Reading and Writing 5 looks to connect critical thinking, language skills, and student learning outcomes to learning English. The book's question-centred approach provides a unique critical thinking framework […]

Evelyn Cornelissen awarded CIHR MPD grant

PhD Candidate Evelyn Cornelissen has been awarded a Meeting, Planning, and Dissemination (MPD) grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in the amount of $24,997. Cornelissen is a leading member of the Knowledge Translation Trainee Collaborative (KTTC), a national collaborative that aims to facilitate collaborative learning and work, networking and professional development among the […]

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference

The third annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at UBC's Okanagan campus is next May 3 and 4. The call for papers -- which closes Jan. 31 -- welcomes proposals on the conference themes of health and culture, gender/sexuality, pop culture (or children and culture), post-colonial, and international relations. This conference seeks to examine cultural artifacts […]

Expert: Physical Geography Prof. Robert Young

The Globe and Mail's column "Collected Wisdom" featured Prof. Robert Young on Nov. 26, answering a question about the absence of great lakes on the Canadian Prairies. "We are told that the retreating glaciers carved out the Great Lakes 10,000 years ago, writes Bob McCulloch of Walkerton, Ont. Why did they not create similar lakes on the […]