Dismantling Colonial Structures in Public Health: The Journeys of two First Nations Women – Jorden Hendry & Erym Braley

Dismantling Colonial Structures in Public Health: The Journeys of two First Nations Women – Jorden Hendry & Erym Braley

In this webinar, Eryn and Jorden, two First Nations women and early career health leaders, discuss their journeys throughout higher education in public health – moving from merely surviving within […]


Healing Through Land, Jazz and History with Delbert Anderson

Healing Through Land, Jazz and History with Delbert Anderson

Anderson shares his project experience with the Bureau of Land Management, youth ensemble program and Diné artist research. Anderson will conduct an activity on how everyone can navigate life and […]


Indigenous Peoples’ experiences and realities within the Canadian Healthcare system: What’s the impact on health outcomes?

Indigenous Peoples’ experiences and realities within the Canadian Healthcare system: What’s the impact on health outcomes?

Indigenous peoples have consistently faced health inequities in the Canadian Healthcare system, which have contributed to poorer outcomes. This disparity is still a reality for many Indigenous peoples seeking care. […]


Black History Month event: UBC Black Caucus Open House

Black History Month event: UBC Black Caucus Open House

Open House: Visit us on Zoom if you have questions or comments about Black Caucus Open to everyone RSVP


Black History Month event: Afrocentric Lunch and Networking activities

Black History Month event: Afrocentric Lunch and Networking activities

Afrocentric Lunch and Networking activities with prizes to grab: Place: Black Student Space Open to: Black Students, Staff, Community and Faculty members at UBC RSVP


iCON South Asian Health Forum: Healthy Living, Healthy Heart

iCON South Asian Health Forum: Healthy Living, Healthy Heart

iCON South Asian Health Forum: Healthy Living, Healthy Heart will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Delivered in Panjabi with simultaneous English interpretations available. Free to attend and boxed lunch will be […]


OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition Event

OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition Event

The UBC School of Population and Public Health is delighted to invite you to our upcoming MSc OEH Alumni Engagement and Recognition event. This gathering will be a great opportunity […]


Is local democracy in the way of affordable housing?

Is local democracy in the way of affordable housing?

Our province has recently enacted major housing legislation that dramatically changes the powers of city councils, city planning officials, and citizens while altering the future practices of architects, landscape architects, […]


MEDTalks | Cellular and Gene Therapies

Immerse yourself in the frontier of medical advancements with our UBC wide online panel dedicated to cellular and gene therapies. Join leading experts in the field from across the Faculties […]


Critical Thinkers Series: Gabrielle Berry

Critical Thinkers Series: Gabrielle Berry

Presented by the Centre for Cinema Studies and Cinema Thinks the World, the Critical Thinkers Series features research talks by notable and emerging scholars in cinema and media studies. Next […]


Resilience Redefined: Navigating Black Masculinity in Mental Health

Resilience Redefined: Navigating Black Masculinity in Mental Health

In celebration of Black History Month, the SASC has partnered with UBC Black Student Union to host a panel event on February 13th from 5 – 7pm in the Black […]


Café Scientifique: A Unique Exploration of Indigenous Health and the Gut Microbiota

We’re excited to invite you to a free special event hosted by Indigenous leaders and researchers from the University of British Columbia. Join us for an evening at Café Scientifique […]


UBC Medical Alumni Association’s Wine & Wisdom

UBC Medical Alumni Association’s Wine & Wisdom

The UBC Medical Alumni Association (MAA) is pleased to announce the long-awaited return of Wine & Wisdom! Join us at the MSAC on February 22nd for a fantastic evening of […]


Gathering Medicine: A Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh Perspective on Researching and Writing on the Role of Culturally Important Plants and Places in Indigenous Resurgence, Health, and Wellness

Gathering Medicine: A Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh Perspective on Researching and Writing on the Role of Culturally Important Plants and Places in Indigenous Resurgence, Health, and Wellness

The UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media, in partnership with the Faculty of Land and Foods Systems, is pleased to present an online talk and Q&A with ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph (Squamish […]


[Asian Independent Cinema Showcase] Away From Home: Short Films Selection and Conversation with Filmmakers

[Asian Independent Cinema Showcase] Away From Home: Short Films Selection and Conversation with Filmmakers

The short films selection “Away From Home” features three award winning short films, all produced in Hong Kong between 2022 and 2023. The three short films are Sze-wai HO’s “Before […]


Accessibility needs among people with Opioid Use Disorder:  Disability justice in treatment  with injectable opioids

Accessibility needs among people with Opioid Use Disorder: Disability justice in treatment with injectable opioids

Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, Ph.D. Scientist, Advancing Health Professor, School of Population and Public Health, UBC Canada Research Chair (Tier 1), Person-Centered Care in Addiction and Public Health Jennifer Gagnon, Ph.D. Lecturer, School […]


Pitfalls and Potential: Integrating Generative AI into Your Research and Scholarship

Pitfalls and Potential: Integrating Generative AI into Your Research and Scholarship

Join UBC’s Drs. Jeff Clune and Gail Murphy in a discussion of how to best access and use these tools ethically and to our advantage, while understanding the risks they […]


Planting the Seeds for BC Cultural Safety and Humility Standard Evaluation

Planting the Seeds for BC Cultural Safety and Humility Standard Evaluation

This presentation will explore the British Columbia Cultural Safety and Humility Standard, the importance of organizational self-assessment and reflection, and FNHA’s unique approach to their evaluation. Measuring cultural safety and […]


The Phil Lind Initiative: Suleika Jaouad and Jon Batiste

The Phil Lind Initiative: Suleika Jaouad and Jon Batiste

Celebrated artists and life partners, Academy Award-winning musician Jon Batiste and Emmy Award-winning writer Suleika Jaouad gave the world an intimate look into their life in the 2023 Netflix documentary […]


The Phil Lind Initiative: Sasha Velour

The Phil Lind Initiative: Sasha Velour

Critically acclaimed gender-fluid drag queen, visual artist, speaker and author Sasha Velour has been a force in the international drag scene long before her scene-stealing, rose-petal-filled win on season nine […]


The Phil Lind Initiative: Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Phil Lind Initiative: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s writing is bold, elegant, and fiercely honest. His remarkable debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize, was a Dayton Literary Peace Prize winner, and made the […]


The Phil Lind Initiative: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The Phil Lind Initiative: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

 Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (first name pronounced Shoe-Tez-Caht) is an advocate, leader, activist and hip hop artist with Indigenous Mexica roots. Now 23 years old, he has been on the frontlines of […]


Innovations in Energy Transition: the Question of Storage

Innovations in Energy Transition: the Question of Storage

Alternatives to fossil fuels are needed and innovations in wind, solar and other renewable energies are progressing.  However, the question of storage remains a challenge. Join UBC researchers Robert Godin (Chemistry) and Werner […]


Walk for Joy

Walk for Joy

Walk for Joy (formerly Walkabout) is a 9 week walking, rolling and physical activity challenge designed to get people moving and reduce sedentary time. This challenge is open to all […]


Stop the Sweeps: Climate Justice & Caring for Our Unhoused Neighbours

Stop the Sweeps: Climate Justice & Caring for Our Unhoused Neighbours

Join the UBC Climate Hub on Jan 23 @ 5:00-7:30 PM in the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (BC Hydro Theatre) for a free screening of the documentary Stop […]