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.
Learn more from the UBC archives:
Wall Institute to meld best minds in research
A pair of Institute scholars say that according to their survey, the public says yes.
Read more in The Wall Papers.
An estimated 80 per cent of the world’s population faces a high-level water security or water-related biodiversity risk. However, water research and teaching is dispersed across disciplines. The Peter Wall Institute helped to tackle these complex problems by bringing together a group of interdisciplinary experts on water.
Stephen Cornell was a participant and keynote speaker at the Peter Wall Institute International Research Roundtable, "Donning the Regalia: Maintaining Tradition in an Age of Modernity". Cornell is Director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at The University of Arizona where he also serves as a faculty associate with the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy.
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 purchase before and after the talk.