The PhDs Go Public Research Talk Series returns in 2017 with five dynamic events, where doctoral students tell their community-engaged research stories in just under seven minutes.
Initiated by the Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies in the 2015-6 academic year, the PhDs Go Public events spotlight PhD students from UBC's Public Scholars Initiative, who use the Pecha Kucha format to present on how their research is contributing to the public good, and making a change in the world. This year's themes include education, environment, culture, social justice, and health. Mark your calendars, and stay tuned for updates!
Engaging Education for Public Good
6:30-8:30pm, UBC Learning Exchange (RSVP here)
Speakers: Ron Darvin (Teaching English as a Second Language), Hassan Halawa (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Tak Ishikawa (Experimental Medicine), Francois Lachapelle (Sociology), Miranda Meents (Botany), Sereana Naepi (Educational Studies), Melissa Guzman (Zoology).
Human(e) Interactions with the Environment
Speakers: Yemi Adeyeye (Forestry), Evan Bowness (IRES), Mollie Chapman (IRES), Tugce Conger (IRES), Jamie Fenneman (Botany), Graham McDowell (IRES), Emily Rugel (Population and Public Health), Steve Williams (IRES), Stefan Pauer (Law).
Explorations in Culture and diversity
Speakers: Ashli Akins (Interdisciplinary Studies), Eury Chang (Theatre), Severn Cullis-Suzuki (Anthroplogy), Claire Fogal (Theatre), Gregory Gan (Anthropology), Lily Ivanova (Sociology), Stephanie Nakagawa (Opera), Teilhard Paradela (History)
Re(Searching) for Social Justice
Speakers: Emma Feltes (Anthropology), Sarah Fessenden (Anthropology), Jocelyn Fraser (Mining Engineering), Kyle Loewen (Geography), Maggie Low (IRES), Alicia Luedke (Political Science), Jeremy Stone (Planning).
Advancing Health and Inclusion
Speakers: Laura Bulk (Rehabilitation Science), Bulmaro Valdes (Biomedical Engineering), Beth Clark (Interdisciplinary Studies), Stephanie Glegg (Rehabilitation Science), Aarthi Gobinath (Neuroscience), Celestin Hategeka (Population and Public Health), Chantelle Recksy (Nursing), Jaime Semchuk (Educational and Counselling Psychology), Evan Taylor (Language and Literacy Education).