Indigenous engagement

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc appointed UBC School of Nursing director for second term

May 11, 2022 | 09:18am | Announcement

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, has been reappointed as director of the UBC School of Nursing.

UBC Applied Science research projects awarded nearly $1.5M by New Frontiers in Research Fund

Apr 04, 2022 | 10:03am | Announcement

The Government of Canada has awarded almost $1.5 million to research projects that are led by, co-led by or otherwise involve UBC Applied Science faculty members through two competition streams of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF).

UBC Applied Science-led Research Excellence Clusters announced

Mar 14, 2022 | 11:53pm | Announcement

Seven Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Applied Science faculty members have been awarded funding through UBC’s Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.

UBC Applied Science profs receive Envisioning Equality award

Mar 08, 2022 | 09:31am | Announcement

Dr. Sheryl Staub-French, a professor of civil engineering, and Dr. Sabrina Wong, a professor of nursing, have been named recipients of the UBC Envisioning Equality award.

Health care leader Tania Dick joins UBC as its first Indigenous nursing lead

Feb 24, 2022 | 08:31am | Announcement

Tania Dick, a member of Dzawada'enuxw First Nations of Kingcome Inlet and a renowned Indigenous health care leader, has joined UBC as its first ever Indigenous Nursing Lead. The role was created at UBC Vancouver's school of nursing to…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation recognized and honoured at UBC

Oct 07, 2021 | 11:43pm | Announcement

Last week, an array of allies came together to show their solidarity with Indigenous peoples. They were attending the Intergenerational March for Orange Shirt Day at the UBC on the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Designing your own discovery

Sep 22, 2021 | 03:10pm | Spotlight

Indigenous scholarship recipient Larissa Tobacco bends design thinking to her pursuits in land stewardship.

Reconciliation in the undergraduate engineering curriculum

Jun 28, 2021 | 11:45am | Announcement

As part of the work of reconciliation in engineering study and practice, Drs. Ian Foulds and Jannik Haruo Eikenaar have implemented a scaffolded course of study through the four program years of the undergraduate engineering curriculum.

Special Panel Event: Indigenous perspectives within Applied Science professions and academia

Jun 29, 2021 | 03:30pm - 05:00pm | Event

We are excited to invite you to a special panel as part of our Applied Science focus on National Indigenous History Month: Indigenous Perspectives within Applied Science Professions and Academia.

Education: How Applied Science faculty members are decolonizing their classes

Jun 14, 2021 | 03:48pm | Announcement

Professors in the UBC Faculty of Applied Science are working to decolonize their classrooms, and incorporate Indigenous teaching methods and ways of knowing.

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