'Birthday party' tells stories of hardship; UBC exhibit examines foster care

Source: The Vancouver Sun
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Metro Vancouver UBC art exhibition to create dialogue on foster care

Source: Metro Vancovuer
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Interview with Violet Rose on The 19th Birthday Party installation at Institute

Source: CBC On The Coast (see March 24 episode at 1:03
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Video: At the end of foster care

Source: The Vancouver Sun
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International Visiting Research Scholar public talk
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Building the Catalytic Machine for Atom-Efficient Bond Forming Reactions

Dr. Andrew Weller
is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Magdalen College.

The design of new molecular species that repeatedly carry out complex chemical transformations on incoming feedstock substr...

Special Event
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Book discussion with Dr. Edward Slingerland

In Trying Not To Try, Dr. Edward Slingerland explains why we find spontaneity so elusive, and shows how early Chinese thought points the way to happier, more authentic lives. We’ve long been told that the way to achieve our goals is through...
Special Event
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability Symposium 2014

This symposium features a broad range of stimulating expert speakers who are “rethinking sustainability.” The underlying philosophy is that trying to change human behaviour to achieve our sustainability goals is not enough. Instead, we should ...

Special Event
Monday, April 28, 2014

International Research Colloquium

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies is hosting an International Research Colloquium to showcase the best and most innovative research by principal investigators of its 2012-2013 International Research Roundtables and its 2012-2013 Intern...


Stephen Lewis

The Institute is pleased to announce it will host eminent speaker, diplomat and Canadian politician Stephen Lewis May 21, 2014, for his public lecture "The End of AIDS: Reality or Hyperbole". For more information, click here. Tickets are currently sold out - a standbyline will be available on the night.

Peter Wall Ideas Lounge

The Institute is delighted to welcome all Faculty at UBC to the Peter Wall Ideas Lounge, located in Room 174 of the University Centre. For more information, click here.

Annual Report 2013

The Institute's 2013 Annual Report is available online.

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