Experts help men butt out

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Vancouver less affordable than NYC

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Rental Housing in British Columbia

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HBO’s ‘Looking’ shows that all of San Francisco is a gayborhood

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Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar public talk
Monday, February 2, 2015

On the Functions and Authority of Newly Proposed "Circuit Courts" in China

Speaker:
Yulin Fu, Peking University
Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar, UBC

Abstract:
China’s political leaders recently proposed establishing new “circuit courts” under China’s Supreme People’s Court, as a part of the new p...

Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar public talk
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Future of Food

Speaker:
Evan Fraser, Canada Research Chair, University of Guelph
Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar, UBC

Most commentators agree that population growth, energy prices, and climate change threaten food security.  But few agree on ...

Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Tell Everyone

Abstract:

Tell Everyone explores how social media is changing how traditional media works and how it is reshaping the worlds of business, politics and activism. It explains why we feel compelled to share news, gossip and information, and always h...

Sam Sullivan's Public Salon 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Public Salon - Inspiring Ideas

The Peter Wall Institute is a sponsor of Sam Sullivan's Public Salons. 

The Public Salons originated from dinner gatherings hosted by Sam Sullivan, former Mayor of Vancouver, for over a decade. These dinners were attended by up to 10 people from...

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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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The Wall Papers

Are playgrounds engineered for safety doing more harm than good?

A pair of Institute scholars say that according to their survey, the public says yes.

Read more in The Wall Papers.

Video

Water and Innovation

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.

Podcast

Aboriginal Governance Systems

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.

Ideas Lunch & Wine Bar

Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series

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.

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