The SCI Action Canada Lab, under the supervision of Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis, invites applications for students to start a M.Sc. (2 years) or Ph.D. (4 years) degree in September 2021 at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus.
If you are passionate about community-engaged research for MSc and/or PhD studies for September 2021 entry, consider this applying here.
Students who undertake graduate work in our lab will pursue research projects linked to the EPICSCI trial (Exercise Guidelines Promotion and Implementation in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury). You can learn more about the EPIC-SCI trial here: https://sciactioncanada.ok.ubc.ca/research/ and https://www.nature.com/articles/s41393-020-0478-7
Master’s students will receive a minimum of $21,500/year and Ph.D. students will receive a minimum of $30,000/year. The funding package is comprised of money from several sources which may include: research grants, scholarships, teaching assistantships, bursaries, research assistantships, among others. Students will be expected to apply for internal and external scholarships.
How to Apply
The application process is competitive. Applicants must have a minimum average of 80% (or equivalent) over the previous two years of study. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2021.
Applications are made through the College of Graduate Studies at UBC Okanagan Campus for admission through the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
Please read this information about the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs offered through the School of Health and Exercise Sciences: https://hes.ok.ubc.ca/graduate/health-exercise-sciences/
Please read this information about general admission requirements to Graduate Degree Programs at UBC: https://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/programs-applying/admission-requirements/
If you qualify to apply, and are passionate about community-engaged research involving people living with spinal cord injuries, contact Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis to discuss this opportunity (firstname.lastname@example.org)