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Wall Scholars Speaker Series

Since 2014, The Wall Scholars Program has brought together scholars from UBC and around the world to engage in deep, unconstrained research in an immersive, interdisciplinary environment. In this series, some of our Wall Scholars speak about the work that brought them to PWIAS.

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Turning Points

Turning Points is a series of short films about alcohol use, addiction, and healing in Yellowknife, directed by the storytellers themselves. This Wall Solutions-funded project provided a platform for people from Indigenous communities across the Canadian Arctic to share their experiences and tap into storytelling traditions that have been used to connect and heal people for centuries.

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The Wall Exchange

The Wall Exchange is a free community event that brings experts from diverse fields to Vancouver to discuss issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is typically held twice per year in the spring and fall at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

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Interview with Dr. Stanislas Dehaene, Peter Wall Distinguished Visiting Professor

Dr. Dehaene was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Peter Wall Institute from April 3-16, 2011. He is Professor and Chair of Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Collège de France, Paris, and Director, INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Orsay, France. Professor Dehaene is one of Europe’s leading cognitive neuroscientists. His work uses advanced…

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The World of Microbes | Brett Finlay

In this video, Dr. Finlay describes the fascinating world of microbes, and tells the story of his discovery of the E-Coli 0157 vaccine, in addition to some of his current research on asthma.

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Fairness in Financial Markets – Dance and Dialogue

Fairness in Financial Markets – Dance and Dialogue was performed on October 25, 2012 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Vancouver. The event featured Dr. Janis Sarra, Director of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Professor of Law at The University of British Columbia (UBC), world-renowned…

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Rising from the Ashes: Resilience, Arts & Social Transformation

Rising from the Ashes: Resilience, Arts & Social Transformation was a Peter Wall Institute International Roundtable public event organized and hosted by Professor Michelle LeBaron, Faculty of Law, UBC and Dr. Cynthia Cohen, Brandeis University, International Centre for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. The event featured practitioners and scholars from…

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Sir Martin Rees: Q & A with UBC Faculty

Sir Martin Rees has a follow-up discussion with UBC Faculty at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC after delivering the fall 2012 Wall Exchange lecture at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver on October 15, 2012.

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