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UBC appoints a doer as its 13th President

Once again, UBC has steered clear of appointing a career university administrator for its top position. Unlike UofT and UVic, who opted for the ultimate insiders, and McGill, who went for a consummate bureaucrat, UBC has chosen to appoint a man of vision, with hardly any record in traditional university administration. 1,610 more words

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Advances in Scalable Bayesian Computation [14w5125]

Here is the Press release for the workshop:

The Banff International Research Station will host the “Advances in Scalable Bayesian Computation” workshop from March 2nd to March 7th, 2014.

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séminaire à Laval, Québec

On Friday, I am giving a talk on ABC at Université Laval, in the old city of Québec. While on my way to the… 102 more words

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