The Anthropocene Ocean: challenges and prospects for ocean sustainability

Online/Virtual Event

Speaker: Dr. Jean-Baptiste Jouffray Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University Humans have become a dominant force of planetary change. This epoch, referred to as the Anthropocene, implies profound alterations to the Earth’s marine and terrestrial ecosystems upon which so many people depend. The prospect of an era of blue growth, in particular, poses unprecedented sustainability and […]

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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. Before the workshop Please ensure you have done all of the following: Install Mendeley from this page: https://www.mendeley.com/download-desktop-new/ Create a Mendeley account Install […]

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Policy Communications Workshop (Humanities & Social Sciences)

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

Professor Heidi Tworek and KJ Sharan will lead a 90 minute hybrid workshop on the different strategies of policy communication and how to use communication as an advocacy tool. We will work on communicating your research to a diverse set of policy audiences. We will discuss how to create and disseminate effective, inclusive, and powerful […]

Relational data in R

Online/Virtual Event

There are many cases where it's helpful to combine data from multiple sources or tables. This workshop will introduce how to work with multiple data frames in R. Participants are expected to already be familiar with R and RStudio. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Understand the need to work […]

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Night of Ideas 2023 – More? Slow is Beautiful

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Join us for the Night of Ideas 2023 – an evening of creative thinking taking place in 200 cities and 100 countries around the world in early February 2023.  In Vancouver, artists and speakers will reflect on More? Slow is Beautiful from their perspective. Presenters include Andrea Reimer, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Azul Carolina Duque, Ndidi Cascade, Tabitha […]

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Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

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Approaching “The Archive”: A Roundtable Discussion

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

in the series Animating Archives: Memory, Community, Creation Olivia Michiko Gagnon, Theatre and Film; Leora Morris, Theatre and Film; and Ori Tenenboim, Journalism, Writing and Media Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Thursday, February 2, 5-6:30 pm This roundtable approaches the question and the problem of "the archive" from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including theatre, […]

How Ancestral Voyaging Mobilizes Knowledge of Biodiversity & Climate Change

Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

Reception to follow xʷθəθiqətəm or The Place of Many Trees Liu Institute for Global Issues 6476 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2   The future of the ocean is essential to the planet’s future and human life. Climate change intersects profoundly with biodiversity, food security for billions of humans, culture, and economy and peace. […]

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Marine Heatwave-Driven Transformation of Coral Reef Ecosystems

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

Speaker: Dr. Julia K. Baum Professor and President’s Chair, Ocean Ecology and Global Change, University of Victoria Climate change-amplified marine heatwaves now pose an imminent threat to the world’s tropical coral reefs. On almost all coral reefs, however, climate change is superimposed on a suite of local anthropogenic stressors, and available evidence suggests that these […]

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