Spend an inspiring year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute as a Wall Scholar. Exchange ideas with UBC colleagues from across disciplines in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and creative and performing arts. Engage in innovative research collaborations with international scholars. Apply now.
The spring 2016 Wall Exchange will feature Naomi Oreskes, climate change activist and historian of science, Harvard University. Dr. Oreskes is co-author of the best seller Merchants of Doubt, the troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda.
April 5, 7:30 pm. Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver.
Reserve your ticket online or by calling Ticketfly: 1-888-732-1682.
Wall Distinguished Professor Derek Gregory was invited to give the Tanner Lecture at Cambridge in January 2016. “Appointment as a Tanner Lecturer is a recognition of uncommon achievement and outstanding abilities in the domain of human values. The lectureships are international and intercultural and transcend ethnic, national, religious and ideological distinctions.”
The Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar is open for lunch Mondays to Fridays from 11:00 am to 2:00pm. Ideas is open to everyone and meal plan cards are accepted.
The University of British Columbia seeks an exceptional scholar and leader to assume the role of Director at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS). Learn more.