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UBC's MPPGA is a 20-month, full-time professional degree in global public policy offered at UBC Vancouver.

Nadja Kunz

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Nadja Kunz

She works at the interface of research and practice to resolve private sector water challenges, with a focus on the mining and resources sector.

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Research

Quantum Leap: China’s Satellite and the New Arms Race

Liu Assistant Professor Taylor Owen and co-author Robert Gorwa explore the implications of the new generation of quantum science.

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What is this thing called organic? –…

Learn why organic regulations need to better incorporate environmental best practices.

Events

Lind Audience Alumni Centre

26

October 2016
6:30 PM

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Examining the Nomination Process: How did we get here? Where…

Join Lind Initiative speakers Hans Noel and Byron Shafer, with moderator and UBC Professor Richard Johnston, to explore how the Republican nomination battle defied prediction.

Liu Institute

28

November 2016
5:30 PM

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The 
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 Policy presents Sense and Debility: How disability figures in progressive social policy with Dr. Catherine Frazee.

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December 2016
8:00 AM

Event

The Suitcase: Intergenerational Healing through Traces of the Past

Drop by the Lobby Gallery during our exhibit dates: December 8, 2016 – January 31, 2017.

Ashli Akins

19

January 2017
12:00 PM

Event

Ashli Akins: The Chaos Point of Quechua Textiles

The Latin America and the Global research group presents an opportunity to learn about Ashli’s Akins’s research in the highlands of Peru.

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January 2017
4:00 PM

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Examining Global Supply Chains, with Professor Pietra Rivoli

Please note the change in time & venue for this talk with Professor Pietra Rivoli, author of "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy"

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26

January 2017
9:00 AM

Event

Food, the Future, and You Symposium

Join us to celebrate the involvement of UBC students with food sustainability research, education, and community engagement!

Robert Reich

01

March 2017
6:30 PM

Event

The Rise of the Anti-Establishment: Where do we go from…

Join Dr. Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, for his keynote talk as part of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies.


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Pipelines and the Politics of Structure: A Case Study of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Liu Professor George Hoberg uses the case of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal to illuminate the political dynamics of energy in Canada in the 2010s.

Liu Professor George Hoberg uses the case of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal to illuminate the political dynamics of energy in Canada in the 2010s.