Resources available for Working on Wall trainees:
Facilities – such as Bioimaging Facility UBC, Centre for High-Throughput Biology (ChiBi), Genome Sciences Centre, Nucleic Acid Protein Service Unit, Proteomics Core Facility – CHiBi
Academic Tools – A fun link discussing the uses of Twitter in academia, and other academic articles
Links – relevant to research on cell walls
Conferences – a list of meetings and conferences relevant to research on cell walls
UBC Graduate Student Resources
Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS)
Graduate Pathways to Success program consists of non-credit workshops, seminars and other activities designed support graduate students’ academic curriculum
- Success in Graduate School
- Self Management
- Professional Effectiveness
- Career Building
- Constructive Leadership
Centre for Student Involvement & Careers
Centre for Student Involvement & Career services and information aimed at assisting graduate students with career guidance and development. Events include employer information sessions, recruitment fairs and workshops, weekly resume clinics and advising sessions.
Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology provides a variety of graduate student programs and support related to teaching, TA training, use of technology in educational programming as well as a certificate program for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching and learning in higher education. The programs that are very popular are the Instructional Skills and the Presentation Skills Workshops.
UBC Library Research Workshops and Support
UBC Library provides several services to graduate students focused on research skills, author’s rights and publishing. Learning about the type of library supports available to you will assist in you developing the skills and competencies necessary to complete intensive research and to transition research into informed publishing opportunities.
UBC Library Graduate Student Workshops
UBC Library provides a variety of workshops throughout the year. The workshops can be subject specific (e.g. searching the Ebsco health databases), general awareness (e.g. orientation to the library), or focused on building a scholarly profile (e.g. getting published, scholarly rights).
Some library workshops for graduate students include:
- Graduate Student Orientation to the Library
- Web of Science / Journal Citation Reports
- Current Awareness Tools
- How to do Research for a Literature Review
- Archival Research Skills for Graduate Students
- Getting Published in the Humanities and Social Sciences
- Scholarly Rights and Responsibilities
- Increasing the Impact of Your Research