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International Visiting Research Scholar public talk
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Challenges of Transitioning from the Fossil Fuel to a Green Regime of Electrical Energy in India

The UN has established a Green Fund for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change through pooling resources from the member countries, since the large emitters of GHGs in the developing world like India would require a large investi...

International Research Roundtable
Thursday, December 3, 2015

Miners, Minerals, and Minamata: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Artisanal Gold Mining and Sustainable Development

Gold is the most valued of metals. Throughout history it has played a key role in global civilizations as a symbol of wealth with unique cultural, spiritual and aesthetic significance for indigenous communities. Today in developing countr...

Call for Proposals

French Scholars Lecture Series

For the fourth consecutive year, the Institute has partnered with the Consulate General of France in Vancouver to bring leading French scholars to UBC in a program entitled the French Scholars Lecture Series / Cycle de conférenciers français à l'université de Colombie-Britannique. The application deadline is November 30, 2015. 

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The Wall Exchange

Thank you to all those who attended the Wall Exchange with Eyal Weizman. For anyone who missed it, the lecture is available to watch online. To learn more about Forensic Architecture and the work of Eyal Weizman, read this story in The Wall Papers, or view photos of the lecture.


Partnership with Michael Smith Foundation funds Knowledge Brokers for Solutions Projects

Two Wall Solutions Projects pursuing innovative health solutions will be supported to implement knowledge translation strategies through the Michael Smith Foundation's 2015 Supplemental Knowledge Broker Funding Competition.
Learn more.

Peter Wall Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar

Open for lunch

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.

Please note that Ideas will close for the year on December 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm and will re-open in the New Year on January 4, 2016. 


2015 Director Search

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.

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