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Past Events

Making Waves
Monday, March 19, 2018
Kits House

Join UBC’s Ocean Leaders for an evening to learn about our ongoing projects and to exchange ideas about the pressing issues affecting our local ocean and coastline. Meet our fellows, partners, and engage with fellow community members at our first annual policy event.

Please RSVP here.


Chasing Coral Screening
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Join us for a screening of Chasing Coral, a documentary that examines the destruction and disappearance of the world’s coral reefs. The film will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with some local coral reef researchers.

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Story Collider: Workshop & Performance
Wednesday, November 29 – Friday, December 1, 2017

This collaboration with Story Collider instructs participants in weaving together compelling narratives to communicate science. Participants will engage in a two-day workshop focused on skill-building and application with the opportunity to tell their own stories. Select participants will have the opportunity to tell their stories at a live event in front of a public audience on Friday evening. To learn more about story collider, visit their website:

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Anecdotal Evidence at the Vancouver Aquarium 
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Join Anecdotal Evidence at the Vancouver Aquarium for an evening of live storytelling. Listen to personal stories of science engagement through experiences of fieldwork, failure, success and breakthrough.

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Science Storytelling on Social Media Workshop
Monday, October 30, 2017

This student-facilitated workshop will help participants develop skills to communicate science through effective storytelling and the use of social media tools. The workshop will feature guest contributors and allow participants the opportunity to apply their learned skills.

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Leadership Workshop
Wednesday, October 11 -Thursday, October 12, 2017

This workshop, led by Margaret Krebs, Director of the Leopold Program, will lead participants through an examination of leadership narratives, dimensions, and skills. The workshop will feature real case studies of successful ecological and environmental management as a framework for learning.

Welcome Reception
4pm, September 13, 2017
AERL Lobby

We will host a small gathering at 4pm in the lobby after FISH 507 to introduce our new fellows. Come and say hello!