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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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Malabika Pramanik | Mathematics and its role in the world

From understanding nature, to how our planet operates and what it’s going to look like 10 years from now. Wall Scholar Malabika Pramanik explains why mathematics is important to understand all the functionalities in this world.

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Ian Williams | On Reproduction and the urge to create

Join Wall Scholar Ian Williams to learn about his new book Reproduction and how creative writing can push boundaries.

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Anna Casas Aguilar | Bilingualism and literature in Franco’s Spain

Wall Scholar Anna Casas Aguilar grew up in a bilingual household in Barcelona, now she studies the connections between gender and nationalism in modern Spanish and Catalan literature.

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Guy Dumont | The future of biomedical engineering

After working on industrial applications of automation for 20 years, Wall Scholar Guy Dumont decided he needed a change. Learn about his transition into the field of biomedical engineering, where he researches physiological monitoring and ways to maximize access to healthcare.

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Leila Harris | The social challenges of water insecurity

When we talk about access to water, we tend to focus on bodily needs and public health. But there is more to this issue. Join Wall Scholar Leila Harris to learn about the socio-political consequences of uneven water access and quality.

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