Events

The Learning Centre hosts an exciting program of events including academic lectures and seminars, symposiums and conferences, workshops, presentations and much more.

 

Latest Events Events Calendar


  • Nov

    18

    Introduction to Research Data Management

    Online, 10:00 am

    Join us for a research data management planning workshop designed to help you incorporate best practices for data management into your work. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    18

    Lay Summaries: Making Research Visible and Accessible (Part 2)

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    In Part 2 of the lay summary workshop series, facilitators introduce the Making Research Accessible initiative’s (MRAi) Downtown Eastside Research Access portal as a case-study, and invite participants to make a contribution to this community-centred, open-access project by writing a lay summary of scholarly research that could possibly be published on the portal. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    17

    Writing Personal Statements: Crafting Your Professional Identity

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop draws on research to introduce participants to some of the typical stylistic features of the personal statement, such as personal narrative, identity construction, and self-promotion, and includes dedicated time for participants to revise a statement and receive feedback from the facilitators. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    16

    Writing in STEM: Evaluating Ideas Explicitly and Implicitly

    Online, 10:00 am

    This workshop will present a linguistic framework for understanding the various ways we use language to position something as positive or negative, and how we grade that evaluation to more strongly or weakly emphasize it. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    15

    Academic Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Strategies and Considerations for Graduate Students

    Online, 1:00 pm

    This workshop will provide graduate students with an introduction to academic publishing, offering guidance on how to navigate the publishing process from start to finish. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    10

    Working with Wikipedia and Wikidata

    Online, 1:00 pm

    This workshop will introduce best practices in working with Wikipedia and Wikidata and showcase ways to make use of these tools in both research projects and pedagogy.

  • Nov

    4

    Preparing and Preserving Your Research Outputs: Basics and Beyond

    Online, 11:00 am

    In this session, cIRcle Staff reviews the basics of what you need to know to deposit in cIRcle and how to apply these principles to other platforms such as a project website or YouTube. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    4

    Lay Summaries: Going Public With Your Research (Part 1)

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    In Part 1 of this workshop series, facilitators introduce participants to some of the ways in which lay summaries differ from abstracts, the multiple purposes of lay summaries, and how lay summaries enhance communication with diverse publics. Registration is required.

 

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Art Exhibitions

Art and cultural exhibits at the Learning Centre are curated to delight and educate visitors — and reflect UBC’s mission to create exceptional learning environments and serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

 

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The Learning Centre offers a range of spaces as unique as your event. Find the right fit for your community gathering, workshop, art exhibition or information booth.

 

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