Event Series Climate Emergency Week

Alone in a Burning World: (Re) Centering Collective Health for Climate Justice

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

Discussion and dialogue featuring: Namaste Marsden, Masemtxoxw, BA, LLB, from the Wilp Gamlaxyeltxw, Lax Ganeda (Frog Clan). Harlan Pruden (nēhiyo/First Nations Cree), works with and for the Two Spirit community locally, nationally and internationally. Seraphine Munroe, Reconciliation Technical Representative at Nak'azdli Whuten and Indigenous Archaeological field Director from the Dakelh territory. Dr. Cash Ahenakew, member of […]

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 […]

Discussion of Maya Wind’s New Book, Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli Universities Deny Palestinian Freedom

Geography Building 1984 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Please join us for a discussion of Dr. Maya Wind’s new book, Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli Universities Deny Palestinian Freedom (Verso Press), exploring how Israeli institutions of higher education are enlisted in Israel’s settler-colonial project. From campuses strategically built to anchor Israeli territorial expansion and Palestinian dispossession, through tailored degree programs for the military […]

Engaging in Transdisciplinary Research

Online/Virtual Event

Join us for our monthly Graduate Student Dialogues where we explore topics of relevance to students engaging in climate solutions focused research.  These events are hosted on Zoom and open to all interested students in any discipline and at any campus.   Conducting climate change research requires individuals from across disciplines to work together on solutions.  […]

Rowing the Atlantic — Four marine scientists row 5000km for ocean conservation

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

In December 2023, four women marine scientists set out from La Gomera, Canary Islands, on an 8.5m row boat. They were participating in the World’s Toughest Row, a grueling, unsupported, 5,000km race across the Atlantic Ocean from La Gomera to Antigua. Their team, Salty Science, encountered a swath of challenges, including heavy weather, equipment failures, […]

In Search of Home: Short Films Selection and Conversation with Filmmakers

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

Co-presented by South Taiwan Film Festival and Asian Independent Cinema Showcase, this short films selection presents TOH Tze Wei’s “The Darkest Night”, WU Yu-Fen’s “There”, and KWOK Zune’s “Night is Young.” Speaking in Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Indonesian, the three award-winning short films tell stories of the underrepresented in different parts of Asia […]

Free

MHLP Online Iinformation Session

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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Register today for an online information session about the UBC Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree and learn how it can empower you to move ahead professionally and make a difference in your health care sector. This online presentation and question-and-answer session […]

Developing Your Network to Drive Climate Solutions

Online/Virtual Event

Join us for our monthly Graduate Student Dialogues where we explore topics of relevance to students engaging in climate solutions focused research.  These events are hosted on Zoom and open to all interested students in any discipline and at any campus.   The challenge of addressing climate change and implementing climate solutions requires a broad range […]

Norman Bethune Symposium

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Held in the spring, the full-day Norman Bethune Symposium highlights recent research in bleeding and thrombosis, with participation from a range of scientists and clinicians at all levels of training.

Free

Supporting Climate Education Through a Novel Framework of Climate Kind Pedagogy

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. The climate crisis, the pandemic, and related social inequities indicate the need for education that teaches compassion and care towards the planet. Climate change and the related social impacts have necessitated a re-think of traditional pedagogies. University educators are faced with […]

Solutions Scholars – Applicant Q&A session

Online/Virtual Event

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Solutions Scholar! The Solutions Scholars program sponsors existing UBC Masters and PhD students to apply their scholarly research skills to climate change mitigation, adaptation, and/or education. In 2024/25, successful Solutions Scholars will work on one of four collaborative projects which were recently selected through an open call […]