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Citizen Science: New Challenges for Information Studies

Citizen Science: New Challenges for Information Studies

As part of the 44th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS), Jennifer Preece, Professor of the College of Information Studies at University of Maryland will be hosting a discussion about the new challenges for Information Studies in this period, known as the anthropocene. Humans are now having a profound influence on […]

Human(e) Interactions with the Environment

Human(e) Interactions with the Environment

In collaboration with the Public Scholars Initiative (PSI), the IKBLC Community Engagement & Programs division presents the “PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series,” which showcases doctoral students telling their community-engaged research stories in just under seven minutes. In “Human(e) Interactions with the Environment,” nine PhD students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative engage the public by […]

Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures – “Reading Worlds at Home”

Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures – “Reading Worlds at Home”

“Reading Worlds at Home” Featuring readings by Shani Mootoo, Lydia Kwa, and Larissa Lai and a discussion of the film All Our Father’s Relations  by Elder Larry Grant and Sarah Ling. The event was part of “Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures,” a public symposium bringing together scholars from across Canada, the US and Australia to […]

PhD’s Go Public: Explorations in Culture and Diversity

PhD’s Go Public: Explorations in Culture and Diversity

In collaboration with the Public Scholars Initiative (PSI), the IKBLC Community Engagement & Programs division presents the “PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series,” which showcases doctoral students telling their community-engaged research stories in just under seven minutes. In “Explorations in Culture and Diversity,” eight PhD students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative engage the public by […]

Talking With First Nations Archives with the Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)

Talking With First Nations Archives with the Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre are pleased to present the webcast roundtable “Talking with First Nations Archives. ” Colleagues who work in local First Nations Archives, Resource Centres and in Records Management programs will share their experiences establishing […]

Engaging Education for Public Good

Engaging Education for Public Good

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. How can education go beyond the classroom to reach the lives of the public? In the first event of the 2017 PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series, seven PhD students from UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative have seven minutes to talk about their education research, and how […]

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