Summer workshops from the Equity & Inclusion Office
Take some time this July to brush up on your inclusive language skills, LGBT2QIA+ awareness and sharpen your tools for maintaining a respectful work environment. The Equity & Inclusion Office will be offering two free workshops this month, open to all faculty and staff.
Announcing $1 million in funding for Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research (SOAR) are, from left, Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr, UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard, Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences Paul van Donkelaar and Kelowna Women's Shelter Executive Director Karen Mason.
Groundbreaking UBC project studies brain injury in women abused by partners
Million-dollar grant from Government of Canada funds unique research collaboration
The Government of Canada is providing $1 million to fund a unique research collaboration studying traumatic brain injury in women who have experienced violence and abuse at the hands of an intimate partner.
Nursing Professor Kathy Rush overlooks the courtyard as nursing students mingle after their graduation ceremony on June 7.
UBC professor examines support programs for fresh nursing graduates
Goal is to reduce high-attrition rate for new nurses
This June, 130 students graduated from the School of Nursing. While a new career is an exciting milestone, it can be challenging for new nurses. Statistics show high-attrition rates, with many leaving the profession after just two years.
A plume of smoke rises above the southern British Columbia community of Joe Rich during the 2017 wildfire season. Communities across Canada are facing an increased need to plan for wildfire prevention. (Photo: Troy McMillan)
Report: Canadian communities responding to changing climate
New research highlights state of local adaptation planning in Canada
Estimated to cost Canadian communities $5 billion a year by 2020, the price-tag of responding to climate change impacts could grow to $43 billion a year by 2050, and new research suggests the response requires involvement from all levels of government, industry and the public.
At last year’s summer intensive, Tania Willard’s exhibition -- Casting Light to Fill Shadow: A Decolonial Aesthesis in Secwepemcul ̓ ecw -- invited people to use flashlights to see beyond the artwork that was presented on the wall.