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TerreWEB Lunchtime Seminar. Dr. Iain Taylor

February 2, 2015

Dr. Iain Taylor: Supervision

 Thursday, February 5th

 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 Room MCML 170

 Everyone welcome!

We will have a bring your own lunch session with Dr. Iain Taylor this Thursday. Please note the time and place.

Dr. Taylor will discuss the keys for students in making choices that will be most comfortable and that the decision will be based […]

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Dr. Suzanne Simard: Getting to the Root of Underground Signaling in Forest Ecosystems

January 30, 2015

TerreWEB PI Dr. Suzanne Simard about her science, TerreWEB and her career. The interview and the podcast are available here:
Dr. Suzanne Simard: Getting to the Root of Underground Signaling in Forest Ecosystems
 

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TerreWEB Seminar: Eric Jacobsen, Galiano Conservancy

January 26, 2015

Eric Jacobsen, Galiano Island Conservancy

 Thursday, November 29th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Research Opportunities with the Galiano Conservancy
The conservancy is looking for researchers to become involved in conducting and communicating earth-based science on our protected lands including:
-A Permaculture Food Forest novel ecosystem
-An industrial tree farm restoration project with 15 years of data
-An impelled old […]

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TerreWEB Seminar Schedule Spring 2015

January 26, 2015

Spring Seminar Schedule

Month
Day
Speaker
Topic

January
8
Welcome Back

15
CAST Paper Discussion-TerreWEB Scholars

22
CAST Paper Discussion-TerreWEB Scholars

29
Eric Jacobsen-Galiano Island Conservancy
Galiano Island Conservancy projects and how we may get involved

February
5
Dr. Iain Taylor-Emeritus-Botany
Supervision Discussion

12
Dr. Glenn Brown-Royal Roads University
Writing Workshop I

26
Clive Welham
Finding Funding

March
5
Dr. Glenn Brown
Writing Workshop II

12
Matthew Zustovic-TerreWEB Scholar

19
Christopher Carter-TerreWEB Scholar
UN COP 20 and the Craft of Policy Translation

26
Julia Amerongen-Maddison/Darrell Hoffman-TerreWEB Scholars
Internship and Travel Updates

April
2
Deon […]

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1st Annual Open House Photos

December 1, 2014

Thanks to everyone for attending our Open House last week. We had such a great time displaying our scholars work. We commend them on their efforts and are so very proud of them all. Here are a few photos from the event. We were fortunate to have had many attendees from the UBC community as […]

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1st Annual TerreWEB Open House

November 12, 2014

TerreWEB Open House
When: Tuesday, November 25th, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Agora Café (lower level of the H.R. MacMillan Building at UBC, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4)
TerreWEB (Terrestrial Research and Worldwide Education and Broadcast) is a NSERC CREATE 6-year graduate training program that began in 2011 and that supports graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars and […]

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TerreWEB Workshop: Heather Galindo (COMPASS)

November 10, 2014

Heather Galindo, COMPASS
“Making Your Science Relevant”
 Thursday, November 20th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!

Abstract
In this short, hands-on workshop you will learn to distill your research down to its core elements and talk about it in clear, lively terms. Starting with a tool called the Message Box, you will develop the basic ingredients that […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Ben Paylor

November 6, 2014

Ben Paylor, UBC Experimental Medicine
“Science Communication and Capacity Building as a Graduate Student”
 Thursday, November 13th

 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!

Abstract
While biomedical discoveries have profound importance to our society, just as critical are the ways in which these medical advances are perceived and utilized by society. Thus, the importance of today’s […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Teresa Ryan

October 21, 2014

Teresa Ryan Smhayetsk
“Aboriginal ecological-social linkages legacy”
 Thursday, October 30th
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The advocacy for inclusion of Aboriginal knowledge systems in resource management is gaining momentum however constraints and obstacles prevent applying Ancestral knowledge in a manner that resonates with the Aboriginal domain. Several reasons exist for these challenges, not […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Greg Bole

October 21, 2014

Greg Bole
“How is Teaching Like Acting?”
 Thursday, October 23rd,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
How is teaching like acting? Find out in the encore performance of this popular workshop. We will discuss warming up before the performance (class), and how to perform (lecture) at your best by improving your honesty, vocal control, body […]

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