Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

More webinars are currently in development – check back soon!

 

Past Webinars

Over the past year, the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic has hosted many webinars and online events. We are dedicated to providing space for important conversations to continue virtually and invite you to take a look back at past events.

STEM EDUCATION FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN CANADA

Panelists Dr. Jane Philpott and Dr. Jason Pennington led a dynamic discussion on the importance of STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada, followed by a Q&A moderated by Ian Foulds.

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UBC READS SUSTAINABILITY WITH SHEILA WATT-CLOUTIER

On March 26, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier shared her experience advocating for the rights of the Inuit of the Arctic.

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PERSPECTIVES OF BLACK SCIENTISTS, SCIENCE AND SYSTEMIC RACISm

In part three of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on the Perspectives of Black Scientists and Science and Systemic Racism.

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Reimaging Economic Development Futures

This webinar will bring together invited speakers to reflect on these questions in three very different contexts, from Europe, North America and South America.

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Indigenous perspectives, science and systemic racism

In part two of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on Indigenous Perspectives and Science and Systemic Racism.

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Using data to advance human rights

In this webinar, panelists, including the B.C. Human Rights Commissioner, led a discussion on the Disaggregated demographic data collection in British Columbia: The grandmother perspective report.

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science and systemic racism

In part one of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists led a discussion on institutional responses to systemic racism in science.

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The potential for black studies programs in Canada

This talk considers the possibilities for the creation of Black Studies programs in Canada that reflect Canada’s unique position as a site of global Black diasporas, as well as historic Black communities going back 300 years.

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you’re not crazy, you’re not wrong

For some—specifically students, faculty, and staff of colour—the campus is a contradictory space, where tolerance is promised but not always delivered, and where the ugly realities of everyday non-campus life are also a significant part of the university experience.

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different together

On June 11th, 2020 the UBC community joined together for a conversation inspired by the global anti-racism protests and BC’s #DifferentTogether pledge

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Town hall recordings

Find more information and past recordings of town halls for faculty, staff and students on the Community Connection page.

Community Connection