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February 22, 2016

Interview with Ed.D. Graduate, Dr. Amea Wilbur

Ed.D. graduate Dr. Amea Wilbur was recently featured in the TESOL Refugee Concerns Newsletter, “Spotlight on Amea Wilbur in Vancouver, Canada: The Impact of Trauma on Refugees & Immigrants” Read the article here.

 

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February 3, 2016

Dr. Michelle Stack and Dr. Amea Wilbur on the Radio

Dr. Amea Wilbur spoke on Roundhouse Radio with EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack on Friday, January 29th. Dr. Wilbur recently graduated from the Ed.D prodram, where she did her dissertation on trauma and learning. Her work has focused on working with refugees and increasing the understanding of teachers and policymakers. In this discussion, she talks about […]

 

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January 22, 2016

Congratulations Vicheth Sen and Omer Aijazi

Vicheth Sen, PhD student, has been awarded the Centre for Khmer Studies Senior Fellowship. The CKS, located at Wat Damnak in Cambodia, “provides fellowships for students and scholars in order to promote research and cross-national scholarly exchange among the international community of scholars and their Cambodian colleagues.” More information here.     Omer Aijazi, PhD student, had […]

 

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January 18, 2016

Congratulations, Neila Miled!

Congratulations to EDST PhD student Neila Miled, who has been awarded the Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS). This is quite an achievement as the CGS is one of the highest student scholarships in Canada.

 

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January 14, 2016

Congratulations, Ashley Pullman and Kapil Regmi!

Congratulations to two EDST PhD Students, Kapil Regmi (left) and Ashley Pullman (right)! Kapil is the recipient of the Joseph Katz Memorial Scholarship, and Ashley has received the the Donald & Ellen Poulter Scholarship.

 

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January 11, 2016

Dr. Hartej Gill co-authors report on CBR guidelines

Dr. Hartej Gill, Associate Professor at EDST, is one of the co-authors of a new report determining values and principles guiding the work of Community Based Research (CBR). This report will be used as a reference for UBC researchers who engage in Community Based Research. The report can be found here.

 

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January 5, 2016

Congratulations, Claudia Diaz!

Congratulations to EDST PhD student, Claudia Diaz, who has been awarded the 2014-2015 Janusz Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship in Children’s Rights and Canadian Indigenous Education.

 

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December 21, 2015

EDST Graduate Shayna Plaut profiled for UBC Student Leadership Conference

Shayna Plaut, former EDST PhD student, has been profiled for the UBC Student Leadership conference series, Alumni Highlights. The series aims to highlight UBC alumni who have impacted UBC’s campus and community. Read her story here.

 

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December 8, 2015

Congratulations, Dr. Amy Metcalfe

Congratulations to Amy Scott Metcalfe on receiving a 2015 Hampton Established Scholar Award! Difficult Knowledge and the University: Race, Redress and (Re)presentation in the Exclusion Zone For more information on the Difficult Knowledge Project, click here.

 

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November 23, 2015

Let’s Imagine Canada’s Future

EDST’s Dr. Shauna Butterwick, Dr. Alison Taylor, and PhD Students Stephanie Glick and Nasim Peikazadi presented at the SSHRC Ottawa gathering, “Let’s Imagine Canada’s Future”, on November 16th. They presented a summary of their their Knowledge Synthesis study about Community Service Learning.

 

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