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UBC Postdoc Talks Kicks Off July 8th - Join Us!

The UBC Postdoctoral Association hosts Postdoc Talks. Dr. Masahiro Minami will speak about "Giving Peace a Chance" and Dr. Justin Hart will discuss "Robot Self-Modeling and Self-Other Reasoning". Join the talk on July 8, 7:30pm at The Railway Club.

The UBC Postdoctoral Association hosts Postdoc Talks. Dr. Masahiro Minami will speak about "Giving Peace a Chance" and Dr. Justin Hart will discuss "Robot Self-Modeling and Self-Other Reasoning". Join the talk on July 8, 7:30pm at The Railway Club.

UBC Postdoc Featured in the UK's Guardian Newspaper

How football moved the goalposts for girls in rural India.

 

UBC Postdoc Lyndsay Hayhurst, Liu Institute for Global Issues

 

An NGO in one of India’s poorest states is helping to combat early marriage and to raise girls’ confidence, aspirations and school attendance through sport.

How football moved the goalposts for girls in rural India.

 

UBC Postdoc Lyndsay Hayhurst, Liu Institute for Global Issues

 

An NGO in one of India’s poorest states is helping to combat early marriage and to raise girls’ confidence, aspirations and school attendance through sport.

How a UBC Postdoc helped author Lisa Genova write her third novel.

Lisa Genova is a wildly successful author whose first book, Still Alice, was recently adapted into an Oscar-winning film. While Genova was penning her third novel, Inside The O’Briens, she relied on the knowledge of UBC postdoctoral researcher Alicia Semaka to bring a story about Huntington’s disease to life. Semaka shares the story of how she ended up with an acknowledgement in a bestselling author’s book.

How did you become a consultant on this book?

Lisa Genova is a wildly successful author whose first book, Still Alice, was recently adapted into an Oscar-winning film. While Genova was penning her third novel, Inside The O’Briens, she relied on the knowledge of UBC postdoctoral researcher Alicia Semaka to bring a story about Huntington’s disease to life. Semaka shares the story of how she ended up with an acknowledgement in a bestselling author’s book.

How did you become a consultant on this book?