World Brain Day 2024: Protecting Our Future

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

The BC Brain Wellness Program invites you to join our annual celebration of World Brain Day! The World Federation of Neurology has selected the theme "Brain Health and Prevention” for this year, which aligns with our vision and mission at the Brain Wellness Program. Join Dr. Silke Appel-Cresswell, Cynthia Friesen, and Tara Gaertner as they […]

World Brain Day 2024: Protecting Our Future

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

The BC Brain Wellness Program invites you to join our annual celebration of World Brain Day! The World Federation of Neurology has selected the theme "Brain Health and Prevention” for this year, which aligns with our vision and mission at the Brain Wellness Program. Join Dr. Silke Appel-Cresswell, Cynthia Friesen, and Tara Gaertner as they […]

Common Academic Expressions in English: Making Connections

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

One of the major challenges that academic writers encounter is making connections within the text, for example, making comparisons and drawing conclusions. Rather than counting on readers to figure out the meaning of a difficult text, academic writing requires writers to make clear connections between ideas. In this workshop, we introduce a variety of academic […]

CGS-D and Vanier Proposals: Crafting a Compelling Research Story

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

This workshop is designed for graduate students applying for the Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (CGS-D) and the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Drawing on evidence-based research about successful grant proposals, the facilitator reviews the contextual, stylistic, and structural elements of this particular type of academic writing in English. The workshop includes examples of successful UBC […]

Accessibility is Not a Feature: Simple Steps to Support Students’ Access to Course Materials

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

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Technology is incredible and greatly enhances access, but it isn’t always reliable. Have you ever had a Monday where everything that could go wrong with your computer did? Learning management systems (LMS) like Canvas are a great way to disseminate materials, […]

CHSPR Seminar | Contemporary Developments in Australian Health Policy

School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +1 more

Speaker: Stephen Duckett, Honorary Professor, University of Melbourne A new Labor government in Australia, elected in 2022, brought with it a reforming health minister, Mark Butler. Butler started a reform process in primary care – which is ongoing – and also started to modernise aspects of mental health provision. The directions of change will be outlined […]