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Introducing UBCO’s First Thesis & Dissertation Award Winners

Introducing UBCO’s First Thesis & Dissertation Award Winners

The College of Graduate Studies is excited to announce our new UBC Okanagan Thesis Award and UBC Okanagan Dissertation Award and the first winners of these awards!

Passion, Engagement, and Innovation at 2024 UBCO 3MT Competition
Rita Lam takes home top prize at the 2023 3MT Competition

Rita Lam takes home top prize at the 2023 3MT Competition

Rita Lam’s research presentation on healthy building design and infectious disease control in built environments hit home with the audience at this year’s Three Minute Thesis final on April 6, 2023. A timely topic combined with impeccable delivery and audience engagement helped her secure the top spot at this year’s competition. Lam, a Master’s of […]

Meet the Finalists for the 2023 UBCO 3MT Final
Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Go green or go home; that was the message that secured PhD student Hammad Ahmad the top spot at the ninth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. For his presentation, Hammad spoke about the use of biocomposites as sustainable construction materials. Ahmad, a PhD student in Civil Engineering, captivated judges with his audience […]

Trio of UBC Okanagan researchers awarded Killam Doctoral scholarships

Trio of UBC Okanagan researchers awarded Killam Doctoral scholarships

Each year, doctoral students from five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts vie for the prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy J. Killam, Mrs. Killam desired that those selected to receive scholarships: “Be likely to contribute to the advancement of […]

Tips for working from home

Tips for working from home

The Centre for Scholarly Communication has put together the following article and video to support you while you work from home. Tips for Navigating Working at Home. Have you been experiencing some pressure to “make the most of this time”? If this kind of thinking works for you, great! But it can also be damaging […]