Walk for Joy

Neville Scarfe Building 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Walk for Joy (formerly Walkabout) is a 9 week walking, rolling and physical activity challenge designed to get people moving and reduce sedentary time. This challenge is open to all UBC students, staff, faculty, and community members. A large emphasis is placed on being social while completing physical activity, so find a friend to get […]

Free

Ask Me Anything: LinkedIn

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Curious about using LinkedIn's tools or making sure your profile represents you well? Pop by this open Q&A with your questions about the social media of the professional world. We recommend attending our LinkedIn Workshop ahead of time, but it's not required.

Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Mendeley is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word-processed documents. This workshop is meant for those using or considering Mendeley as a Citation Management tool. Attendees will learn to add, edit, and organize references; create bibliographies; manage PDF and use the Mendeley Papers […]

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Introduction to Machine Learning: Classification and Clustering

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]

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Event Series Climate Emergency Week

Alone in a Burning World: (Re) Centering Collective Health for Climate Justice

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Discussion and dialogue featuring: Namaste Marsden, Masemtxoxw, BA, LLB, from the Wilp Gamlaxyeltxw, Lax Ganeda (Frog Clan). Harlan Pruden (nēhiyo/First Nations Cree), works with and for the Two Spirit community locally, nationally and internationally. Seraphine Munroe, Reconciliation Technical Representative at Nak'azdli Whuten and Indigenous Archaeological field Director from the Dakelh territory. Dr. Cash Ahenakew, member of […]

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Geographic Access to Gender-Affirming Care

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About the talk While the extant literature has established the barriers to accessing care that transgender and gender diverse communities face, less attention has been paid to where gender-affirming care is provided and how geographically accessible it is. This talk focuses on a case study modeling access to gender-affirming hormone therapy in Texas, and looks […]

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Beyond Representation: Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare

Online/Virtual Event

Join Vancouver Coastal Health and Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Respectful Environment, Diversity, and Inclusion on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024, from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (PST) for “Beyond Representation: Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare” to learn about and celebrate the important contributions made by Black professionals in BC healthcare. During this session, the panelists will […]

Data Bites – Best Practices for Organizing File Directories

Online/Virtual Event

Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for directory structure conventions and directory names that will help organize your files in a way that is meaningful to both you and others. Location: ONLINE (A zoom link will be sent to registrants 3 hours before event start.)

Free

How To Prepare for a Career Fair

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Make the most of each conversation with employers by learning how to introduce yourself, ask good questions, and research employers before attending the next UBC Spring Career Fair on March 6th, 2024.

Interview Preparation Strategies

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Practice answering tough questions, asking interviewers good questions, and get tips for how to prepare your stories in advance. Zoom link will be sent to participants that RSVP closer to the day of the event.

Introduction to the tidyverse R package

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop presents some of the major packages in the tidyverse package in R. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Know what tidyverse is. Understand the uses of data manipulation packages. Have an idea of where to start looking for answers when manipulating your data. The workshop is one hour, […]

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