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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.
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.
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.
This webinar will bring together invited speakers to reflect on these questions in three very different contexts, from Europe, North America and South America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On June 11th, 2020 the UBC community joined together for a conversation inspired by the global anti-racism protests and BC’s #DifferentTogether pledge