In Conversation with Nya Lewis Williams and Ryan Tacata

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

Nya Lewis Williams, Director/Curator; and Ryan Tacata, Performance, Simon Fraser University Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Wednesday, January 11, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow Please join us for Animating Archives first critical duet, in which Nya Lewis Williams and Ryan Tacata will be in conversation about their multidisciplinary practices vis-à-vis the question […]

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support of People Displaced in Humanitarian Settings: Lessons Learned

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

in the series Moving On: New Research on Migration, Borders and Health Mark van Ommeren, Head, Mental Health Unit, Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization (WHO); and Green College Society Member Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Thursday, January 12, 5-6:30 pm with, reception to follow Tea and coffee will be available […]

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UBC Department of Surgery Monthly Grand Rounds

Cordula and Gunter Paetzold Health Education Centre 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

The UBC Department of Surgery Grand Rounds is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. These rounds are typically scheduled on the second Wednesday every month during the academic year (September to June), from 7 am to 8 am, cover a […]

VanBUG Bioinformatics Seminar

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VanBUG Bioinformatics Seminar   Date: Thursday, January 19th, 2023 Time: 6:00 PM ~ 9:00 PM (Pacific Time) Our seminar is ~1.5 hour long followed by networking over light refreshments. If you are interested in attending this seminar, please fill out our RSVP form. Location: Cullen Family Lecture Theatre (Room 1477) * Providence Building, Level 1 St. Paul's Hospital […]

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Migration, stress, and animal health: Using movement ecology to support conservation for narwhal and other marine mammals in the Arctic

Online/Virtual Event

Speaker: Dr. Courtney Shuert Postdoctoral Fellow, IOF’s Statistical Ecology Research Group & Fisheries and Oceans Canada The compounding and accelerating effects of climate change are rapidly altering the environment that animals experience. While every animal may experience stress throughout their life-history, alterations to the physical and biotic environment, soundscape, and phenological cues can increase stress […]

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Map production with QGIS

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

This is an introductory workshop focusing on the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using QGIS to explore and analyze spatial data. It is also meant to help you understand how to get started composing a map document for print production. By the end of this workshop, attendees will have a basic understanding of […]

Free

Completing the Circle: A Path Towards Nutrient Circularity in Food Systems

Online/Virtual Event

Can we achieve balance in the nutrient cycle? In an ideal world the nutrients in soil, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, flow through the entire food system, growing into plants, which animals and humans eat, and eventually those same nutrients return back to the soil, beginning the cycle once again. But in our food system, […]

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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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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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Genomics of Sex-Specific Phenotypic Varation

Online/Virtual Event

The Women’s Health Seminar Series features multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship to faculty, students, and community members across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social impacts on women’s health […]

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