Starting a Conversation with Lindsay Harris – Feb.15, 2019

Feb.15 11:30 -12:30 pm Arts 368 Passionate Interests and Community Decision Making: Increasing Food Security in Kamloops, BC Kamloops, BC is renowned for its community investment in food security – home to Canada’s oldest grassroots food policy council, it also has well-established municipal support for food security programs. Since its formation in 1995, the Kamloops […]

Starting a Conversation with Sandra Fox – Jan. 24, 2019

The next Starting a Conversation will be hosted by Sandra Fox. Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:30 to 1:30 pm Arts 368 Indigenous Identity in Post-Secondary “Situations” After working at Aboriginal Programs and Services at UBCO, I noticed how many of the Indigenous students I saw shared similar stories relating to their identities, and coming to […]

Starting a Conversation with Cath Cosgrave

Tuesday October 16 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Arts 368 Everyone is welcome to attend! Engaging communities in rural health workforce retention research Australia and Canada face significant challenges in achieving adequately staffed rural health services. Factors affecting retention of rural health professionals involve complex interactions of organisational, professional and psychosocial/personal factors and research has shown […]

Starting a Conversation with Louise Gordon – Oct. 3, 2018

Starting a Conversation with Louise Gordon – Oct. 3, 2018

 Research in Ku.oo (Community): Discussing Community Research Projects in Taku River Tlingit Territory In this discussion, Louise describes the many community research initiatives she has been involved with as a Taku River Tlingiut community member and leader, including projects to document traditional land use, language and culture revitalization, land management, and education. She shares her […]

Starting a Conversation with Raoul Valerio Bianchi – Oct. 2

Starting a Conversation with Raoul Valerio Bianchi – Oct. 2

Dr Raoul Valerio Bianchi University of East London Tuesday October 2, 2018 12:30 to 1:30 The political economy of tourism development and sustainability Sustainable tourism has been a long-standing yet consistently ill-defined area of tourism scholarship as well as a predominant concern of the UNWTO. In this discussion Raoul will provide a brief reflection on […]

Save the Date: December 3, 2018 Okanagan Research Forum – Eating the Okanagan

Save the Date: December 3, 2018 Okanagan Research Forum – Eating the Okanagan

Monday December 3, 2018 For the 2nd BRAES/ICER Okanagan Research Forum Theme: Eating the Okanagan – Exploring Change in our local food systems Venue: Summerhill Winery, Kelowna, BC This one day event will bring together researchers from UBC Okanagan and community members to discuss and share contemporary ideas, challenges and solutions to changing pressures (social, […]