Advanced skills in R

Online/Virtual Event

Advanced skills in R will focus on tools (mostly in base R) for performing complex and/or highly-customized operations in R. The main skills taught in this workshop will include looping, nested looping, conditional statements, and custom functions. This workshop is intended to expand the capabilities of R users with moderate experience of the language/software. To […]

Free
Recurring

Virtual Go Global 101 Sessions

Online/Virtual Event

Thinking about adding a global learning program to your UBC experience? Check out this introduction to Go Global designed to help you decide if a Go Global program is right for you. During Go Global 101 students will: • Learn about the types of programs available like Exchange, Summer Abroad, Global Seminars and Research Abroad […]

Authoring scientific documents with Markdown and Quarto

Walter C. Koerner Library 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

This in-person workshop will show you how to easily create beautiful scientific documents (html, pdf, websites, books…)—complete with formatted text, dynamic code, and figures. We will first cover the simple and ubiquitous markdown syntax, then introduce you to Quarto (https://quarto.org/), an open-source tool combining the powers of Jupyter and Pandoc to turn your text and […]

Free

Choosing a Citation Management Tool and Migrating from RefWorks

Online/Virtual Event

Whether you are a former RefWorks user in need of a new citation management tool, or completely new to citation management, this workshop is for you. This workshop will cover citation management basics and how to transition from RefWorks to another tool. The first part of the workshop compares the two tools supported at the […]

Free

Translation in Action: from Neuropsychiatry Research to Health Solutions

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This free, virtual event on December 6 will focus on the translation of relevant neuropsychiatry research to novel solutions to address the ongoing overdose crisis, various mental health challenges, and pain. Topics like progress in psychedelic research, success stories in translational research and novel treatments for substance use disorders will be discussed during this full-day […]

Free
Recurring

Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration. Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository. GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work. Together, Git […]

Free

Thinking, Childhood and Time – Contemporary Perspectives on the Politics of Education

Ponderosa Commons North (Oak and Cedar Houses) 6445 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia

When: Wednesday, December 7 from 2:45 - 4:15 PM Where: PCN 1302, Ponderosa Commons North Building In-person. No registration required. Based on the recently published book of the same name, this discussion acknowledges Hannah Arendt’s notion that every child brings a new beginning into the world and delves into how educators can be more responsive to the Otherness that childhood […]

Free

Introduction to R and RStudio

Online/Virtual Event

Do you want to learn about R, but don't know where to start? This workshop is for you! R is a popular, free software program, with many applications in both the humanities and sciences. RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R. This introductory-level workshop introduces participants […]

Free
Recurring

Behavioural Insights Seminar Series

Online/Virtual Event

UBC-DIBS is thrilled to announce this year’s outstanding line-up of researchers and practitioners sharing their field and lab projects using the behavioural and decision sciences to "nudge for good". Seminars are 10-11am PT on select Fridays.

Free

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. Learning objectives: Quickly review the setup of Zotero 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 […]

Free

Expanding the Early Cello Repertoire: Elinor Frey’s Performances and Research

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

Early Music Vancouver at Green College Elinor Frey, Cellist, with special guest Natalie Mackie Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Monday, December 12, 5-6:30 pm Join us for the third Early Music Vancouver event at Green College this academic year. Early Music Vancouver presents music in ways that are attentive to and inspired by styles, […]