April 16, 2014

Winner of the Pat Dyer Award, Claudius Soodeen

Congratulations to Claudius Soodeen on being awarded the EDST Pat Dyer award for his commitment to community activist research in adult learning. Claudius is working on projects that shift current perspectives about, and practices of, internationalization in higher education in his workplace. His research focuses on educational leadership and policy, and investigates the tensions that exist in internationalization policy […]


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January 27, 2014

Congratulations Kathy Fukuyama

Kathy Fukuyama who successfully defended her ED.D. dissertation “Negotiating the Education and Practice Disjuctcure in Nursing Clinical Placements: Nursing Faculty’s Perspectives”


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January 23, 2014

Successfull Ph.D. Defense – Cindy James

Cindy James successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled Exploring the Connection Between Emotional Intelligence and First Year Experiences of Undergraduate Students at One Canadian University. Congratulations Cindy!


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January 13, 2014

Congratulations Mali Bains

Mali Bain successfully defended her MA thesis: Community-University Engagement: Case Study Of A Partnership on Coast Salish Territory In British Columbia It was a full house!


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January 3, 2014

Congratulation Georgina Martin

Congratulation to Georgina Rose Martin who successfully defended her doctoral thesis, Drumming My Way Home: an intergenerational narrative inquiry about Secwepemc identities  


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Congratulations – Suzanne G Windsor-Liscombe

Congratulations to Suzanne Windsor-Liscombe, who successfully defended her Ed.D. dissertation: Parental Perceptions of an Arts-Integrated Focus School: A Case Study of a Public Fine Arts Elementary School in British Columbia.  


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Successful Defense – Amy Parent

Amy Parent, EDST Ph.D. candidate, successfully defended her dissertation Bending the Box: Learning from Indigenous Students transitioning from High School to University She did a super job. Congratulations, Amy.  


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December 11, 2013

EDST Movember Wall of Fame

On the occasion of “Movember,” the fundraising challenge for men’s health that involves sporting a moustache or “mo,” Claudia Ruitenberg challenged faculty, staff, and students in Educational Studies to be photographed for an EDST Movember Wall of Fame. For everyone willing to be photographed with a “mo,” she donated $10 to the Movember Men’s Health challenge, […]


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December 4, 2013

CASN Excellence in Nursing Research Award

Congratualation to Dr. Pam Ratner, head pro term, Educational Studies At a special ceremony held in Ottawa, CASN presented the Excellence in Nursing Research Award to Pam Ratner to recognize her accomplishments as a researcher, commitment to mentorship of nursing students, and contributions in strengthening the profile of nursing research. Dr. Ratner is a Professor […]


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December 2, 2013

2013 Killam Teaching Prize

Pierre Walter is this year’s Killam Teaching Prize Award winner.  The UBC Killam Teaching Prize recognizes all aspects of outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching Prizes take into consideration: Sustained teaching accomplishments at UBC Innovation in curriculum development, course content, and teaching methods Ability to motivate students Ability to stimulate problem-solving and […]


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