Professional Development

The CBR offers a range of stimulating educational symposia, workshops and seminars to enhance our members’ knowledge. We also provide cutting-edge career development opportunities for our trainees.

Previous Events:

  • 2020:
    • Faculty of Medicine Career Week
    • Conflict Engagement Workshops:
      • Dealing with Impostor Syndrome
      • Having Difficult Conversations
    • CBR-SBME Summer Studentship Program:
      • Lay Summary Writing Workshop
      • Effective Presentation Skills: Giving a Great Online Presentation
      • Effective Presentation Skills: Build a Better Research Talk
      • Practicing Effective Presentation Skills
    • Career “Ask Me Anything” Café Series:
      • Data Science with Dr. Kasey Hemington
      • Science Policy with Dr. Jennifer Rowland
      • Research Engagement with Dr. Naadiya Carrim
    • Picture a Scientist film screening & “EDI in STEM: A Conversation” panel discussion
    • Twitter Science Communication Workshop (for our Twitter Research Showcase as part of our 2020 Norman Bethune Symposium)
    • SciCats Workshop: “From Blah to Blog”
  • 2019:
    • Negotiation Workshop
    • Social Media for Scientists Workshop
    • Writing Boot Camp
    • Critical Evaluation of Research Studies Workshop
    • Career Night: Read about it
    • NetCAD Tour
    • CBR-SBME Summer Studentship Program:
      • Lay Science Writing
      • Effective Presentation Skills Overview
      • Practicing Effective Presentation Skills
    • UBC Centre for Comparative Medicine Tour
    • AbCellera Tour: Read about it
    • Conflict Theatre
    • BCCDC Tour
    • Genome Sciences Tour
    • Bayer on UBC Campus: Networking breakfast; Lunch and learn
  • 2017:
    • “When Arts Meets Science” Symposium
    • STEMCELL Technologies Tour
    • UBC Office of the Ombudsperson for Student Presentation
    • Pitch Your Science–3 Minute Thesis Workshop
    • UBC Centre for Comparative Medicine Tour
    • NetCAD Tour: Read about it
    • Canadian Blood Services Tour
    • Critical Evaluation of Research Studies Workshop
    • Project Management in the Lab Workshop
    • Effective Presentation Skills Workshop
    • Career Ladder Program
  • 2014:
    • PDF Career Night: Read about it
    • “How to Get Your Paper Published” workshop