News & Stories

October 12, 2017
Call for Abstracts: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Research Conference on ‘Responsibility’

Critical perspectives on understanding responsibility for each other, for the planet, for our research, for UBC, and beyond. Hosted by the Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program Call for Abstracts Deadline: November 20, 2017 Conference: Monday, March 19, 2018 – 9:00 – 4:30pm Featuring Keynote Speakers: Dr. Paul Russell, Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia Dr. […]
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September 22, 2017
Obituary for Dr. Perry T. Leslie (1944-2017)

  Dr. Perry Leslie’s unexpected death on Thursday, September 14 will be met with great sadness by his friends and colleagues at UBC and in the Deaf Education and Special Education communities.   Dr. Leslie joined UBC in 1975 and retired as Emeritus Professor of Special Education in 2003. He was immensely proud of his UBC […]
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September 11, 2017
mECPS: Jenna Shapka, Professor, HDLC

The mECPS digital feature series shares the stories of ECPS students & faculty. ECPS is home to world-class learners and educators, each of whom offers something unique to tell. Through these stories, we can learn more about each other and the resources that exist around us, and create community-building conversations. Tell us about how first […]
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August 16, 2017
mECPS: Deborah Butler, Professor, HDLC

The mECPS digital feature series shares the stories of ECPS students & faculty. ECPS is home to world-class learners and educators, each of whom offers something unique to tell. Through these stories, we can learn more about each other and the resources that exist around us, and create community-building conversations. When and where it all […]
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July 21, 2017
mECPS: Nikki Yee, Ph.D. candidate, SPED

The mECPS digital feature series shares the stories of ECPS students & faculty. ECPS is home to world-class learners and educators, each of whom offers something unique to tell. Through these stories, we can learn more about each other and the resources that exist around us, and create community-building conversations. Where have you directed your […]
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July 17, 2017
Robyn McClure Awarded 2017/18 Killam Doctoral Scholarship

Congratulations to SCPS doctoral candidate, Robyn McClure, for her recent success in receiving a Killam Doctoral Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year!
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July 5, 2017
Dr. Daniel Cox Awarded American Foundation of Suicide Prevention Research Grant

ECPS Associate Professor, Dr. Daniel Cox, and mentor Dr. David Klonsky (UBC Department of Psychology) have been awarded an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grant! Their project titled, “What reduces suicide ideation in online crisis chats? A study of crisis counselor & client processes”, was awarded a grant of $82,986. This year, 27 national […]
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July 4, 2017
Attn Ph.D. Students! The Brady Education Foundation: $3M RFP for Montessori Research

In case you missed it, Trust for Learning & the Brady Education Foundation (BEF) recently announced the opening a new Request for Proposals to research the impact of Montessori education in public schools. This five year, $3 million commitment from BEF will support rigorous evaluations of the impact of Montessori education and investigate whether Montessori education […]
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June 15, 2017
ECPS and Dr. Barbara Weber to host visiting fellow, Dr. Walter Kohan, of State University of Rio de Janeiro

We are pleased to announce that ECPS and Dr. Barbara Weber will host Dr. Walter Kohan as an International Research Visiting Fellow (IRVF) beginning in September. Dr. Kohan is an esteemed full professor of Philosophy of Education within the Department of Childhood Studies at State University of Rio de Janeiro. During his residency at UBC, Dr. Kohan […]
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May 19, 2017
2017 Killam and Faculty Teaching Awards

The acknowledgements are well deserved. Thank you again for all your hard work within our department and the university.
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April 27, 2017
Dan Cox & Yan Liu Awarded Article of the Year from The Career Development Quarterly

Congratulations to our very own Drs. Dan Cox and Yan Liu on receiving the Article of the Year Award from The Career Development Quarterly!
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April 24, 2017
2017 Milstein Foundation Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Drs. Lara Boyd and Rachel Weber on receiving the 2017 Milstein Foundation Grant!
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2017 CIHR Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Dr. Alanaise Goodwill for her recent success for the following 2017 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants: CIHR Training Grant: Indigenous Mentorship Network Program, and CIHR Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research
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2017 SSHRC Insight Grant ECPS Applicant Awardees

Congratulations to ECPS Professors, Richard Young and Yan Liu, for their recent success in the 2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant competition!
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April 18, 2017
Autism research centre advances thanks to $800k infusion; recent autism funding tops $3.65M

The UBC Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism (CIRCA) received $800,000 from the BC Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD) to address training needs of educators and other autism service providers and families across the province.
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