Wall Stories


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PWIAS Impact

Learn more about how the interdisciplinary environment at PWIAS enriches UBC and impacts society through ground-breaking research, influential public policy, artistic collaborations and award-winning publications.

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Chromatic - The Book

Read excerpts and other stories related to “Chromatic”, a new collaborative art book produced by the 2020 Wall Scholars.

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Scholar Q & A

A series of thought-provoking and inspiring short interviews with our Wall Scholars and PWIAS community members.

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Q&A with Naomi Oreskes

On April 5th, Dr. Naomi Oreskes delivered the Spring 2016 Wall Exchange lecture to a sold out crowd at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. Earlier that day, The Wall Papers sat down with Oreskes to discuss her best selling book Merchants of Doubt, co-authored with Erik Conway, about how her…

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Helen Eastman, Artist-in-Residence

Recent Peter Wall Artist-in-Residence Helen Eastman is a rare combination of classical scholar and theatre practitioner. Between graduating from Oxford with a degree in Classics and English and completing a PhD at King’s College London on dialect verse translations of ancient plays, Eastman trained as a theatre director at the…

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Fishing for solutions in Haida Gwaii

Solutions to the conflicts between First Nations and the federal government over the control of fisheries are often elusive. On the foggy archipelago of Haida Gwaii on the North Coast of British Columbia, that may soon change, thanks to a Peter Wall Solutions project that combines ecological modelling with traditional…

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