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

Generative AI Studios

Online/Virtual Event

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights […]

Contract Faculty CoP: Teaching Community Engagement Using the Social Impact Lab Toolkit

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Multi-access This CoP session will describe how the Social Impacts Lab Toolkit developed by the Centre for Community Engaged Learning was applied to a 4th year engineering design course to support student engagement with their community-based project partners.  The session will include examples of lessons and assignments developed using the toolkit, as well as an […]

UBC Staff Toastmaster’s Club

Online/Virtual Event

Looking to level up your public speaking skills? Join the UBC Staff Toastmasters Meetup! If you're looking to improve your public speaking and communication skills, boost your confidence, and connect with colleagues across campus, you are welcome to attend our next Toastmasters meeting on Thursday, Feb. 29 from 12:05 to 12:50 pm. We also gather […]

Event Series OER Accessibility Studio

OER Accessibility Studio

Online/Virtual Event

Are you working on an OER Fund project or developing and incorporating open educational resources (OER) into your teaching and learning? Do you have specific questions on how to format your OER to be accessible for all learners? Drop-in to an OER Accessibility studio to chat one on one with specialists about how to design or adapt […]

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

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

Café Scientifique: A Unique Exploration of Indigenous Health and the Gut Microbiota

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We're excited to invite you to a free special event hosted by Indigenous leaders and researchers from the University of British Columbia. Join us for an evening at Café Scientifique at Musqueam Cultural Centre on February 29th, 2024, where we delve into the critical topic of the gut microbiota and its impact on Indigenous health. […]

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

Meet Eden Robinson

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

Eden is an award-winning Indigenous writer and storyteller from Kitamat, BC. She will be giving a reading from Son of a Trickster and talking about being an Indigenous author. All members of the UBC community are welcome. WHERE: Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, First Nations Longhouse TIME: 1:30 to 3 pm UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is […]

UBC South Asia Colloquium: Mrinalini Sinha

Asian Centre 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC South Asia Research Colloquium offers a forum for specialists in South Asia to share their research in front of an interdisciplinary audience. This seminar features speaker Dr. Mrinalini Sinha (University of Michigan). "Complete Political Independence: The Curious Genealogy of a Nationalist Indian Demand" The Indian National Congress, the mainstream old anti-colonial political institution […]

Free