50 Years of Animal Welfare

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Professor David Fraser’s (C.M.) career in animal welfare science spans 50 years. As one of the founding members of the University of British Columbia’s Animal Welfare Program in 1997, he has spent the past 25 years dedicated to improving the lives of animals through research, education, outreach and mentorship of animal welfare practitioners. Dr. Fraser’s […]

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UBC Climate Action Mobilizers present: Mapping Community Resilience in Vancouver’s Westside

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Interested in learning how to strengthen your community’s resilience to protect against climate emergency events like extreme snow or an ice storm? At this workshop, the Dunbar Residents’ Association, Kitsilano Neighbourhood House and the Westside Seniors Hub invite all community organizations and community members from the Westside to work together with UBC students to strengthen […]

Innovating affordable housing in Canada: the HART project

Allard Hall 1822 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

HART (Housing Assessment Resource Tools) is an innovative project that is redefining how we measure and address housing need in Canada. The team, co-led by Professor Alexandra Flynn, is building a set of tools to drastically change how we measure housing need across Canada, and how governments at every level can address their communities' needs. […]

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From Incarceration to Land-Based Learning: Kijibashik, KEEP2 & Akiikaa

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Kijibashik (Turn It Around) and KEEP2 are two projects in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to hear the stories of previously incarcerated Indigenous moms, men, women and Two-Spirit peoples. Dr. Mashford-Pringle will discuss the projects and the current issues facing Indigenous peoples and incarceration. Akiikaa: It is the Land is the premise for the Master of […]

Syndemics, social networks & HIV among transgender women in Mexico

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Dr. Eileen Pitpitan will share preliminary results from a recent pilot study with transgender women in Tijuana, Mexico examining syndemics (i.e., co-occurrence of multiple, negative psychosocial health conditions) and social networks. Intervention approaches targeting social networks have been shown to be effective at improving HIV prevention and care outcomes among marginalized, stigmatized, hidden populations. However, few […]

OpenStreetMap Mapathon with UBC’s YouthMappers

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

THIS IS A HYBRID EVENT–CHOOSE YOUR REGISTRATION TYPE USING THE LINK PROVIDED Join us for an open mapping party hosted by UBC Geography Students' Association YouthMappers chapter! You're invited to participate in an open map editing session to help improve the information found in OpenStreetMap. OpenStreetMap is an openly accessible map-based dataset covering the globe, […]

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The Warrior Program Model with Dr. Ricardo Manmohan

Online/Virtual Event

The Warrior Program model is a land based community rooted program that is hosted in 7 nuu chah nulth nations on the west coast of Vancouver Island.  The program started in 2015 and is now being led by the youth that were once originally participants of the program.

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Finding Forgiveness

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Join us on January 6, 2023, at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) for an illuminating discussion panel on World War II Japanese Canadian Internment, produced in collaboration with UBC Library, the Arts Club Theatre Company and the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre. This event is supported by UBC Community Engagement through the UBC Partnership Recognition and Exploration Fund. Inspired by Finding […]

$10

Rage and Love, Or What It Means (For Me) to be a Playwright

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

In the series Writer in Residence at Green College Colleen Murphy, Playwright; and Writer in Residence at Green College Coach House, Green College, UBC Tuesday, January 17, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow Coffee and tea will be available in the Piano Lounge at 4:30 pm Green College’s 19th Writer in Residence, Colleen Murphy, introduces […]

Rehearsals for Living: Shared Reading and Responses from Green College Leading Scholars

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

In the series Growing Reparative Justice in Vancouver James Connolly, Community and Regional Planning; Igor Drljaca, Theatre and Film; Ayasha Guerin, English Language and Literatures; Bronwen Tate, Creative Writing; and Hannah Turner, Information Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Wednesday, January 18, 5-6:30pm Please join a panel of Green College Leading Scholars for a […]

Faculty of Medicine Precision Health Symposium

AMS Nest 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us for our first in-person Precision Health (PH) Symposium. About: The PH Symposium will bring together UBC faculty, clinicians, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and staff to learn about PH-related research activities happening at UBC and across the globe.  The PH Symposium will also highlight the previous PH Catalyst Grant award recipients’ research projects and […]