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COP27: Critically-Engaged Voices

PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

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2022-23 Catalyst Program

The Catalyst Program connects scholars, students, artists, disciplines, sectors and communities to activate new ways of knowing and acting together to address the urgency, scale and complexity of the climate and biodiversity crises and movements for climate justice.

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On Feeling and Knowing: Radical Conversations about Teaching and Learning

How do you engage with students who feel shocked, guilty, embarrassed, upset, angry, or grief-stricken? How do you harness feelings of wonder, generosity, compassion, and inspiration?” These candid conversations with seasoned educators working at the creative frontiers of their disciplines are a resource for educators seeking to expand and deepen their teaching practice.

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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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Health Literacy and Heart and Lung Disease

Low health literacy has a critical impact on the cost and quality of health care. Three out of ten Canadians are at the lowest level of general literacy, leaving them at risk of being unable to read instructions for medications, easily understand written instructions, or fully comply with their treatment…

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“Indigenizing the University of Auckland” by Dr. Margaret Mutu

Dr. Margaret Mutu is of Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa and Ngāti Whātua and Scottish descent. She is the Head and Professor of the Department of Māori Studies at the University of Auckland. She delivered this lecture on Indigenizing the University of Auckland on May 9, 2013 as part of a…

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Mozart and Beethoven with Pianist Rachel Iwassa

Rachel Iwaasa, a pianist known for bold and innovative concerts, presented an evening of Mozart and Beethoven, together with De Profundis, a piano and spoken word piece by American composer, Frederic Rzewski. This performance, which took place on May 1, 2013 in the Music Building at The University of British…

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“Bugs ‘R Us: The Role of Microbes in Disease, Health and Society” | Spring 2013 Wall Exchange

On May 21, 2013 award-winning microbiologist Dr. B. Brett Finlay delivered the spring 2013 Wall Exchange with a lecture on how bacteria live in the human body and help maintain good health. This talk, held at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver, explored new research on the role of the…

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Caryl Phillips on cities and the experience of newcomers

The Peter Wall Institute was delighted to host Professor Caryl Phillips for his lecture entitled Cities by the Water: Postcolonial History and Participation of Newcomers on May 9, 2013 at the Supreme Court Building in Downtown Vancouver. Professor Phillips is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed British author and playwright. This…

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