EEGS Seminar Series 2020: You Are What You eat – or Are You?

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EEGS Seminar Series 2020: You Are What You eat – or Are You? An exploration of the environments that made us who we are. Humans, in many varieties, evolved and were forged during the Pleistocene. Between the ice of oscillating glacial intervals, and the fire of other biological challenges, humans evolved in response to their […]

EEGS Seminar Series 2020: Geoscientific Site Characterization for Canada’s Deep Geological Repository for Used Nuclear Fuel

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EEGS Seminar Series 2020 presents: Geoscientific Site Characterization for Canada's Deep Geological Repository for Used Nuclear Fuel The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is responsible for implementing, collaboratively with Canadians and Indigenous people, Canada's Plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel. This presentation focuses on the geo-scientific aspects of site characterization as […]

Walking on Dinosaurs: the Amazing Fossil Record of Alberta

EEGS Seminar Series 2020 presents: Walking on Dinosaurs: the Amazing Fossil Record of Alberta, a talk by Francois Therrien, PhD. Please contact EEGS.okanagan@ubc.ca to register for this free event. Event details: Francois Therrien is a curator of dinosaur paleoecology at Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology. In his talk, he will showcase some of the most […]

Modelling of Coral Reef Ecosystems to Explore the Diversity-Resilience Relationship

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EEGS Seminar Series 2020 presents: Modelling of Coral Reef Ecosystems to Explore the Diversity-Resilience Relationship, a talk by Bruno Carturan, PhD candidate. Please contact EEGS.okanagan@ubc.ca to register for this free event. About the speaker: Bruno Carturan is a PhD candidate in Biology at UBCO. His work combines ecosystem modelling, community ecology and population dynamics and […]

Undergraduate Research Award Information Session: Where could your ideas lead?

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Mark your calendars! The Undergraduate Research Award Information Session takes places virtually on November 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. Apply for the following awards: Barber School (URA), International Student Initiative (IURA), or NSERC (USRA). All applications are due Thursday, January 28, 2021. Registration for this session is required. Please contact Julie Martin at julie.martin@ubc.ca […]

CMPS Symposium Series: Adaptive MCMC for everyone

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CMPS Symposium Series: Adaptive MCMC for everyone About the talk: Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithms, such as the Metropolis Algorithm and the Gibbs Sampler, are an extremely useful and popular method of approximately sampling from complicated probability distributions. Adaptive MCMC attempts to automatically modify the algorithm while it runs, to improve its performance on […]

CMPS Symposium Series: Dr. Karla Miller

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The CMPS Symposium Series is a partnership of the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics and the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science. Talk title: The UK Biobank: Brain Imaging at the Population Scale Speaker: Dr. Karla Miller, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford Date: Wednesday, February 17, 9 to 10 a.m. […]

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Biology Graduate Symposium

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The annual Biology Graduate Symposium brings together a diverse breadth of exciting research taking place in the Department of Biology.

Recurring

Biology Graduate Symposium

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The annual Biology Graduate Symposium brings together a diverse breadth of exciting research taking place in the Department of Biology.

Undergraduate Research Awards Information Session

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Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science and Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students are invited to the Undergraduate Research Awards information session.