Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why does it Matter?

Online/Virtual Event

Please note that registering on this page constitutes enrolment for the Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why does it Matter Asynchronous Course.  This week-long asynchronous course will go live on February 26, 2024 at 9:00 am. Register to pre-enrol. Enrol Now This lightly facilitated asynchronous course is for anyone who teaches at UBC and who is […]

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

Anti-Inequity and the Blue Economy

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker: Dr. Andres Cisneros Montemayor, Assistant Professor, SFU The "Blue Economy" is the most widely used term throughout ocean policy and development, but what does it actually mean? (Spoiler: whatever you need it to.) In this talk, I'll go through some of the history and current narratives about the Blue Economy, especially as it relates […]

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 […]

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 2, 9 & 10, 2024 (Preliminary Application)

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This ISW will be held in-person. Please read the application process and workshop eligibility prior to applying. Preliminary Application Process When you submit an application, you are applying for the WAITLIST only and your spot in the workshop is NOT confirmed. If you meet the requirements and are selected as a participant you will receive an email to […]

Using Zotero for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop. During this session, participants will: Learn the best ways to use Zotero to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research; Gain tips and tricks to get the most out of Zotero  and your citation management tracking […]

Free

PharmaWhere? Exploring the Future of Drug Coverage in Canada

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

The 36th annual Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) health policy conference will explore the future of drug coverage in Canada at a time of potentially significant policy development. As millions of Canadians cannot afford their prescription drugs, the federal government is in the process of developing new legislation that will enable a more […]

Inclusive Teaching: Virtual Coffee Drop-In – March 5, 2024

Online/Virtual Event

Online Do you have questions about how to meaningfully integrate inclusive teaching practices in your classroom? Have you tried inclusive teaching strategies and want to debrief how it went? Are you looking for more ideas? Join us in the Inclusive Teaching Virtual Coffee Drop-In to ask questions, connect with peers and explore new ideas related […]

Open Education 101

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

Would you like to learn more about open education and open educational resources but don’t know where to start? This introductory workshop is for you. This session will provide an overview of the open education movement including what it is and why it matters. This session will cover: Definition and examples of open educational resources […]

Introduction to Machine Learning: Neural Networks

Online/Virtual Event

In this workshop, participants will dive into the fascinating world of neural networks. Neural networks have emerged as powerful models for solving complex and nonlinear problems. This workshop begins with an introduction to neural networks, covering their architecture, activation functions, and training algorithms. Participants will gain insights into how neural networks can effectively capture and […]

Free