Dissertation & Thesis Formatting Frequently Asked Questions

by Allan Cho on July 30, 2020

[Updated August 1, 2020] The following are frequently asked questions regarding dissertation and thesis formatting.   We provide the following information as further support to answering commonly asked questions.   Question: Using memos in the body of a thesis. I am not aware of any UBC-specific formatting rules for memos. In other words, the UBC Grad Studies […]

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Research Commons during COVID-19 situation

by Sarah Blay on March 25, 2020

Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, in-person workshops have been cancelled for the remainder of the term, but there will be online opportunities to take their place. Keep up-to-date on these opportunities by subscribing to our newsletter All consultations continued to be offered online. Book a consult. Learn about the UBC Library response to COVID-19. […]

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Job posting: Workshop content developer and presenter, GIScience

by Sarah Blay on March 19, 2020

Interested UBC Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows may apply by April 5: Graduate students apply at Careers Online Postdoctoral fellows email application to Location UBC Vancouver (most work online) Position Description The UBC Library Research Commons is accepting applications for graduate students or postdoctoral fellows to develop and deliver workshops on technology skills […]

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NEW: Research ethics consults in UBC Library Research Commons

by Wendy Bond on March 4, 2020

Have questions about your research ethics application or research ethics in general?  Staff from the Office of Research Ethics (BREB) will be onsite (Room 495) in the Research Commons | Koerner Library every Wednesday from 8:30 am. Drop ins are welcome, or contact to book a time. Need help right now? Check out

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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

by Allan Cho on February 13, 2020

The Research Commons is hosting the Multidisciplinary Heat featuring (Arts/Education/Law/All Faculties) Date: Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Location: Presentation Room (Room 548, Walter C. Koerner Library)

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Pixellating Mixer Project showcase: UnRoman Romans

by Allan Cho on February 13, 2020

Join us on Tuesday, March 3, 12.30pm at the Research Commons' Presentation Screen (Rm 480)

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Grad students and faculty project rooms now open

by Sarah Blay on February 6, 2020

Having trouble finding space to do your research work? Your search is over. Book a room in the UBC Library Research Commons on the 4th and 5th floors of the Koerner Library for up to 2 hours at a time.

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FIREtalks: Mental Health

by Allan Cho on February 3, 2020

Collaborate, network, and explore ideas across conventional disciplinary boundaries. Join us for FIREtalks, an interdisciplinary discussion forum run by graduate students for graduate students. Light refreshments, inspiring conversation, and mingling! When? Wednesday, February 26th in the UBC Library Research Commons (Koerner Library floor 5) from 4:00-6:00pm What is a FIREtalk? A FIREtalk (Facilitated Interdisciplinary Research Exchange) is […]

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New “Core Skills” workshop series

by Eka Grguric on January 20, 2020

Introducing our “Core Skills” series targeted at beginners interested in developing foundational digital and computer literacy skills. Learn to communicate with your computer through the command line, scrape information from the web, plan and execute your digital projects, and publish sustainable websites. Each workshop is a stand-alone.  Upcoming workshops in the basic skills series: Thu, […]

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Join us for a Sage Research Methods – Hands-on Workshop for Researchers!

by Allan Cho on January 16, 2020

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