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Media Release: April 16, 2012
Jenny Hanbi Kim, a graduate student from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has been selected to attend the 2012 Young Generation Forum (YGF) in Korea.
Sponsored by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, this international forum draws 80 university science and engineering students from all over the world to exchange knowledge, network, and participate in five days of workshops. Jenny is one of 12 students from Canadian universities selected to participate in this year’s forum.
“It’s a great chance to learn about the different research focuses and advances in different countries, and to explore the current research industry in Korea,” Jenny says. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Jenny plans to return to her home country after completing her education at UBC. Jenny says, “This opportunity will allow me to visit Korean research industry sites and interact with future employers.”
Held annually in Korea since 2002, the YGF aims to contribute to the development of science and technology, to spread understanding of the current scientific and technological progress in Korea, and to foster international collaboration. The 2012 YGF will run from July 2-7 in Seoul, South Korea. For more information about the YGF, click here.
Established in 1946, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia advances knowledge, health outcomes and the profession of pharmacy leading to enhanced societal benefit and optimal patient care. With more than 5,000 alumni, the Faculty specializes in pharmacy education, research and practice.
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