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Maya Daurio and Stephen Chignell win Esri 2021 Scholarship

Maya Daurio, from the Department of Anthropology and Stephen Chignell from IRES, the Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability are 2021’s scholarship winners. Daurio and Chignell’s project,  Ecologies of Harm: Mapping Contexts of Vulnerability in the Time of COVID-19, acts as a complement to statistical renderings of COVID-19, encouraging us to reflect on the lives […]

Now hiring Graduate Academic Assistants

Now hiring Graduate Academic Assistants

Now hiring Graduate Academic Assistants for a new open geomatics textbook Prof. Paul Pickell (Faculty of Forestry) is hiring several Graduate Academic Assistants to create content for a new Open Educational Resource (OER) geomatics textbook. The successful candidates will assist with creating OER content for a new open geomatics textbook that will be adopted in […]

Esri Scholarships – 2021 (Deadline: March 1, 2021)

Esri Scholarships – 2021 (Deadline: March 1, 2021)

Submissions are open for the Esri Canada Scholarship Esri Canada’s annual GIS Scholarship Award recipients receive $2000, ArcGIS software, books, and training and networking opportunites. The award includes registration for one of Esri Canada’s User Conferences in 2021, access to instructor-led courses, and more. For more information: Esri Canada Scholarship 2021 Applications for this scholarship […]

Detail from one of the maps in Landscapes of Extraction

Julia Higson from the School of Landscape Architecture wins Esri 2020 Scholarship

The winning submission came from Julia Higson’s studies in the Landscapes of Extraction, which presented maps and data on the impact of extraction of drinking water in British Columbia. The study itself had a focus on design and cartography as well as the clear presentation of data. Congratulations, Julia Higson! View the winning presentation

Esri Scholarships – 2020 (Deadlines: February 24th and 28th)

Submissions are open for two scholarships offered by Esri Canada Esri Canada’s annual GIS Scholarhsip Award recipients receive $2000, ArcGIS software, books, and training and networking opportunites. The award includes registration for one of Esri Canada’s User Conferences in 2020. For more information: Esri Canada Scholarship 2020 Applications for this scholarship are due Monday, February […]

Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 Winner: Agatha Czekajlo

Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 Winner: Agatha Czekajlo

This year’s winner of the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship is Agatha Czekajlo, an MSc student in the Integrated Remote Sensing Studio (Forest Resources Management Department, Faculty of Forestry, UBC). Her submission, the Vancouver Green Bus Atlas, classifies popular city bus routes according to their greenness – a measure that Agatha argues has positive impacts in riders’ well-being.

Esri Scholarships – 2019 (Deadline: March 22)

Esri Scholarships – 2019 (Deadline: March 22)

Submissions are open for two scholarships offered by Esri Canada Esri Canada’s annual GIS Scholarhsip Award recipients receive $2000, ArcGIS software, books, and training and networking opportunites. More info: Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 2019 International Esri Young Scholars Award Applications are due March 22. The Esri Young Scholars Award program was launched in 2012 […]

Esri 2018 technical videos now available

Esri 2018 technical videos now available

The 2018 Esri User Conference Technical Workshops are now available for you to view. Watch them free of charge on Esri’s Youtube playlist. If you prefer print to video, or you simply want both,  you can also access the PDF versions of the PowerPoint slides from each workshop on the Esri Events Proceedings page. The […]

UBC Vancouver Campus Orthophotos for 2018 are here