Q&A: Novelist Camilla Gibb inspired by cross-pollination of ideas at UBC Institute

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Movember Check-Up

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Le riz, d'hier à aujourd'hui, du Japon à ici

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Bringing justice to housing costs

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International Visiting Research Scholar Talk
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Super-tall and Ultra-deep: The Vertical Politics of the Elevator

International Visiting Research Scholar: Dr. Stephen Graham

Dr. Stephen Graham is Professor of Cities and Society at Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Entire libraries can be filled with volumes exploring t...

International Research Roundtable public event
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Can We Eat Fish In The Future? Different Tales From The World’s Oceans

This performance is presented by the Peter Wall Institute’s International Research Roundtable entitled “Seafood in an uncertain future: From scenarios to policies”. Researchers will develop scenarios about the future of seafood sustainabili...

International Research Roundtable public event
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Indigenous Nations, Traditional Values and Modern Systems

Join us for a panel discussion with four Indigenous representatives from Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand. Each will offer their perspectives on integrating traditional Indigenous values into governance, land management and economic developm...

The Wall Exchange
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Bonnie Bassler

“You think of yourselves as human beings, but I think of you as 99 percent bacterial.” 

Tickets available in 2015.

Monday, December 1, 2014 French Scholars Series


A Unique Place

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC is committed foremost to excellence in research; its goal is to stimulate collaborative, creative, innovative interdisciplinary research that makes important advances in knowledge. 

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Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar

Wall Wednesdays

Join the Institute for the Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series - a series of afternoon talks held every other Wednesday in the Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Attendees receive 15% off their first purcahse immediately after the talk.

The Wall Papers

Q&A with Camilla Gibb

This fall, the Institute was delighted to welcome Camilla Gibb, award-winning Canadian author, as Writer in Residence. The Wall Papers caught up with Gibb to ask a few questions about her work and her upcoming memoir. Read the Q&A online.


The Policy Challenges and Health Limits of Personalized Medicine

Timothy Caulfield holds the Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Alberta and is the author of The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness. He gave a lecture at the Institute as part of an International Roundtable on patient-centered research focused on genomics in primary care.

Wall Exchange

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