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Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop Part II

March 8, 2016

Update: The results – the Smartphone Films produced during the Workshop can be seen here: http://terreweb.ubc.ca/terreweb-videos/

Thursday, March 10th, 2016, 3:00-5:00 in MCML 342
Guido Toelke & Julia Dordel

In this second seminar on March 10th we will continue to cover the basics of smartphone-filmmaking starting from how to shoot footage to editing this footage using your smartphone, […]

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Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop Part I

March 8, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 3:00-5:00 in MCML 342Guido Toelke, Duncan McHugh & Julia Dordel
Have you been thinking of making a video to communicate your research to a broader audience, but after some quick research on filmmaking, felt defeated by the fact that you don’t have the right equipment or knowledge? In fact, it’s easier than […]

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Interactive web mapping workshop with CartoDB

January 5, 2016

TerreWEB Seminars

  
“Interactive web mapping workshop with CartoDB”

Joey Lee 
Thursday, January 7th, 3:00pm, Macmillan 342
Come join Joey Lee and UBC TerreWeb to build your first interactive web map with CartoDB – a web based platform providing GIS and web mapping tools for the browser.  In this workshop we will go over the fundamental pieces of a web […]

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Effective Writing Workshop

November 21, 2015

In her two-part writing workshop (October 29th & November 12th, 2015), Dr. Alice Cassidy engaged participants in active learning and discussion.  Students learned about the importance of determining one’s audience and explicitly outlining thesis and development statements in their work.  They additionally gave and received peer-feedback on a current writing project.  In the second part of the workshop, […]

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TerreWEB Seminar Series Fall 2015

September 5, 2015

The TerreWEB Seminar Series runs from September to December 2015. It is mandatory for TerreWEB Scholars as well as for students registered in CONS 503 C /SOIL530 B – however, everyone is welcome!
You can download a PDF Version of the preliminary  seminar schedule HERE.
 Location and time: MACMILLAN 154 – THURSDAYS, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Please direct enquires to Les […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Dirk Brinkman

April 8, 2015

Dirk Brinkman

“Some small steps in the long march to an Ecological Civilization”
 Thursday, April 9th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract: China’s accelerated industrial economy’s unintended consequences have caused its leadership to reach desperately beyond today to a vision of a ‘clean’ future they are calling an “ecological civilization”.  We are either all on the […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Deon Louw (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 27, 2015

Deon Louw: TerreWEB Scholar

Communication Breakdown: The Untold Story of Grad Studies and Celebrating Survival
 Thursday, April 2nd

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Graduate School can be a highly rewarding and life-altering experience.  It also has the potential to leave students feeling isolated, uncertain and in poor mental health.  I would like to share my experiences […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman (TerreWEB Scholars)

March 23, 2015

Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman: TerreWEB Scholars

 Thursday, March 26th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!

Julia Amerongen Maddison
Title: Developing an educational computer game about belowground ecology: an Internship with Area Denial Games
Summary: Julia was funded by TerreWEB to do an internship with Area Denial Games, a Vancouver indie game company. She and her collaborators […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: UN COP 20 and The Craft of Policy (Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar)

March 17, 2015

Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar

 Thursday, March 19th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change twentieth Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima Peru marked a critical moment in the development of an international binding agreement to curb dangerous anthropogenic impacts on global climate and garner support for adaptation in vulnerable […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Matthew Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 9, 2015

Matthew Zustovic: TerreWEB Scholar Research

 Thursday, March 12th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
There is concern about the long term productivity of forests in British Columbia. Interior Douglas-fir, an economically valuable conifer tree, has had little regeneration success in recent years as high summer temperatures can cause fatal drought stress to new recruits and low […]

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