JEDII STEM Series – Supporting equity-deserving groups: Orientation and on-boarding to support equity-deserving students, faculty and staff

Online/Virtual Event

How can we improve the orientation and onboarding of students, faculty and staff from equity-deserving groups in STEM at UBC? As UBC works towards successfully recruiting more folks from equity-deserving groups into our community, it becomes increasingly important for units to take a close examination of current onboarding and orientation practices. In this session we […]

UBC Faculty of Medicine Alumni & Friends Vancouver Summer BBQ

William A. Webber Medical Student & Alumni Centre 2750 Heather Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Kick off the summer with Faculty of Medicine alumni, faculty, and staff at the (once again!) annual UBC Faculty of Medicine Alumni & Friends Vancouver Summer BBQ! You’re invited to join us on July 14th for an afternoon BBQ, beverage, fun games, and prizes at the MSAC Vancouver, while chatting with old friends and colleagues […]

Free
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Indigenous Initiatives Design Series (II-Design Series)

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The Indigenous Initiatives Design Series (II-Design Series) is a 3-part workshop for instructors and members of the UBC teaching and learning community who come to Indigenous topics with different levels of knowledge and expertise to share practices, redesign elements of their teaching and learning projects and resources, model and explore educational materials, and apply classroom […]

BC Brain Wellness Program presents World Brain Day: Brain Health for All

Online/Virtual Event

On Wednesday, July 20th from 12:00-1:30pm, Dr. Silke Appel-Cresswell and the BC Brain Wellness Program invite you to join our annual virtual celebration of World Brain Day! The World Federation of Neurology has selected the theme "Brain Health for All", which aligns with our vision and mission at the Brain Wellness Program. Please join us […]

Therapeutics Initiative Methods Speaker Series — Elicit: Applying language models to evidence synthesis

Online/Virtual Event

This talk introduces Elicit, an AI research assistant inspired by the systematic review process. The talk explores how Elicit uses language models and other machine learning methods to enable unique search and text extraction features. It also discusses the challenges of working with such new technology, notable failure modes, and insights from the current user […]

Free

JEDII STEM Series – Deep dive into recruitment: Inclusive and equitable on-campus processes

Online/Virtual Event

In many faculty and leadership searches, the search process typically includes an in-person visit to the campus. In this final session, we will talk about processes that we can implement in order to have an inclusive and equitable on-campus interview. In this session, we will also talk about strategies that can be implemented to increase […]

Therapeutics Initiative Best Evidence Webinar: Rethinking medication adherence

Online/Virtual Event

In this Therapeutics Initiative (TI) Best Evidence Webinar, Dr. Aaron M Tejani will describe the evidence linking medication adherence to patient important outcomes. By the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to: - Understand the importance of shared informed decision-making as it relates to medication adherence; - Recognize that informed non-adherence is a […]

Free

JEDII STEM Series – Supporting equity-deserving groups: Managing workload and burnout as a member of an equity-deserving group working in JEDII

Online/Virtual Event

The minority tax is real. Many people from equity-deserving groups engaging in JEDII may need to manage hostile environments, apathetic leaders, unrealistic work-loads and expectations. This can lead to cynicism, impatience and a sense of hopelessness in this work. Within this context, it is critical for equity-deserving groups to learn strategies that will help them […]

New Faculty Teaching Orientation: Making Connections

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

This one-day orientation at UBCV serves as a space for new faculty to become more effective teachers and strengthen efforts to forge significant transformative learning experiences for students.  Learn more: https://ctlt.ubc.ca/nfto

New Faculty Teaching Orientation: Making Connections

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

New faculty members are invited to a one-day New Faculty Teaching Orientation at the UBC Vancouver campus on August 16, 2022. This serves as a space for new faculty to network and become more effective educators and strengths efforts to forge significant transformative learning experiences for students. Info: https://ctlt.ubc.ca/nfto

The Centre for Blood Research (CBR) Research Day

Life Sciences Centre 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

CBR Research Day is an opportunity for students to showcase their summer research projects, hear an inspirational keynote talk, and celebrate the end of the CBR Summer Studentship Program. The event provides an excellent opportunity for students to practice their presentation skills in front of an audience, and share their work with their peers and […]

Free