BCREGMED Media Engagement Workshop

Virtual/Online

News media set agendas, shape policies and impact spending. Issues that are effectively profiled by the news media are seen as more important than those not receiving such attention. However, often the people most expert in a particular field have difficulty translating their deep knowledge into commentary that is accessible and engaging to a lay audience made up of those who don’t have a science background or specialized vocabulary. BCREGMED is providing a two day media engagement workshop for its graduate students, post docs, and PIs. The goal being to provide support with concrete tools and strategies to increase their [...]

How to be a Better Ally in Research and Study

Virtual/Online

Building a Respectful Community: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace In this session, participants will learn what it takes to build a respectful and inclusive community by focusing on practices and policies that centre equity and diversity. Beginning with a discussion of the terms equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), the group will explore how EDI matters in the work and research spaces at UBC. This is followed by an examination of bias and microaggressions, how they manifest and what we can do about them. Led by Rachael Sullivan from the Equity and Inclusion office at UBC and taking place September [...]

Recurring

Trainee Seminar Series

Virtual/Online

BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content! MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!! Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead! A new zoom link will be sent out each week! Sign up here to [...]

Recurring

Trainee Seminar Series

Virtual/Online

BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content! MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!! Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead! A new zoom link will be sent out each week! Sign up here to [...]

Women’s Brain Health: Young Investigators Symposium

Virtual/Online

This event features talks from seven winners of the Young Investigator Award and provides a platform for students to showcase their research posters. Posters will be available online prior to the event for registrants and there will be an opportunity for you to discuss your questions with the author before hearing from speakers.

Pint of Science Festival

Virtual/Online

Passionate scientists, from Vancouver Island to Switzerland passing by the Yukon and Texas, will be live to speak about some of their surprising discoveries and crazy experiments they do in their lab, in the ocean or on glaciers. We can’t wait to have a chat and a drink with you! Details about the content of each presentation and the scientists who will be on stage are available in the full program here. Each event will feature two scientists and include a trivia quiz. You’ll be able to join us for all the shows from the comfort of your home by clicking here: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Each day, [...]

NIH Online Career Symposium

Virtual/Online

This year we will be moving the NIH Career to an online event. Look for online panels, taped interviews, and Twitter chats to get the same information to plan your career path. We will be posting more information soon! (updated 3-20-19) The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you. We invite any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level graduate student to join us, regardless [...]

LifeSciences BC Member Coffee with Wendy

Virtual/Online

Join our President and CEO Wendy Hurlburt in a virtual town hall. She will review what LSBC has been working on during the COVID-19 pandemic including taking a leading role in the PPE and other supplies drives. This event is limited to 20 members per session as each member will have three minutes to give an update on how they are dealing with COVID-19 challenges. There will also be a Q & A session at the end.

BCREGMED Quarantine Sessions

Virtual/Online

CALLING ALL TRAINEES BC Regenerative Medicine is going digital and kicking off a reoccurring virtual seminar series organized and operated by trainees! Each seminar will give the trainee 20-25 minutes to present data relevant to their research followed by a 5-10 minute Q & A period. Seminars will be Wednesdays at 12pm and will happen so long as we have content!  MONTHLY CASH PRIZE for best seminar!!  Don’t have data ready to present but still want practice leading a seminar? Lead a Journal Club session instead!

STAT Digital Event: Vaccines. Can They Come Soon Enough?

Virtual/Online

Join STAT for a three-part digital event series covering the race for new medicines that will impact Covid-19. About this Event The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has shut down countries around the world. One of society’s biggest hopes is that treatments or even vaccines can be developed. Join STAT for a three-part digital event series covering the race for new medicines that will impact Covid-19. The audience will be joined by executives from companies leading the way in developing treatments, who will come prepared to answer tough questions. They’ll discuss current findings, clinical trials, and efforts to expedite approvals [...]

UBC Faculty of Medicine Virtual Career Week 2020

Virtual/Online

This annual event provides research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Faculty of Medicine with the opportunity to hear from and network with professionals with advanced degrees in medicine working in a variety of different fields. The UBC Faculty of Medicine Virtual Career Week 2020 is hosted by the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (St. Paul’s Hospital).

Virtual Writing Workshop

Virtual/Online

THE SURPRISING SECRET FIRST STEP TO SILENCING YOUR INNER CRITIC WITH MELISSA E. ANDERS In our current situation of a global pandemic, suddenly, you have the time to analyze your data and write your paper or grant. And, when you sit down to write, there is an opening for your inner critic. You will know the voice of your inner critic because it is stopping you from taking action. It may be any combination of doubt, questioning, confusion, circling, overanalyzing, perfecting and uncertainty. You also know, that even though it may feel like just a whisper, there is another part of [...]

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