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

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 […]

Free

OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition Event

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The UBC School of Population and Public Health is delighted to invite you to our upcoming MSc OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition event. This gathering will be a great opportunity to connect with MSc OEH alumni, students, and faculty. This event will feature an update from the program, an alumni panel discussion, networking and more. […]

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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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 […]

Free

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

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, […]

Free

[IN-PERSON] Alumni Office Hours with Dr. Shannon Russell – Senior Scientist @ BCCDC | From Petri Dish to Public Health Response: The Career Path of a Scientist Turned Public Health Microbiologist

Brock Hall 1874 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC Career Centre is excited to bring you a mentorship and networking opportunity to connect with UBC alum, Dr. Shannon Russell. This event is open to all students and alumni. Please prepare one question for Shannon's Office Hour and email it to: connie.huang@ubc.ca. You will also be given an opportunity to ask your questions during […]

John P. Bell Global Indigenous Rights Lecture 2024 – Dr. Kyle Whyte: Indigenous Climate Action at the Speed of Consent

First Nations Longhouse 1985 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hosted by the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies at the First Nations Longhouse on UBC Campus, the 5th John P. Bell Global Indigenous Rights Lecture will feature speaker Dr. Kyle Whyte sharing on "Indigenous Climate Action at the Speed of Consent." Doors open at 5:30PM with Dr. Whyte speaking from 6PM - 7PM with a […]

Free

JEDDI Seminar: Consumer & Societal Wellbeing

Online/Virtual Event

Join the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics for a JEDDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Decolonization, & Inclusion) Seminar on “Improving Marketplace Inclusion: Understanding the Experiences of Underrepresented Minority Consumers in Financial Services” by Maura Scott, Dr. Persis E. and Dr. Charles E. Rockwood Eminent Scholar in Marketing at Florida State University. Seminar abstract: Underrepresented […]

Free

Healthcare Job Fair

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Connecting Registered Healthcare Professionals with Employers Worldwide The Healthcare Job Fair is uniting registered professionals from across the spectrum of healthcare with some of the world’s premier healthcare organisations. As the world’s largest recruitment event series of its kind, it can help open the doors to the next chapter of your healthcare career—or help your […]