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Science Literacy Week September 18-24, 2017


Come and celebrate Science Literacy Week (September 18-24, 2017) with UBC Library on the Okanagan and Vancouver campuses!

Events at UBC Library, Okanagan Campus

  • Frequencies: In Science
    A series of podcasts featuring UBC Okanagan researchers critically discussing the implications of their research, how they communicate their ideas, and how we as a society respond.

  • "Show Me Something I've Never Seen Before"
    Come and learn about local science inquiry and initiatives in-person through interactive display tables. 

Displays at UBC Library, Okanagan Campus

  • Science in Writing
    Come browse and borrow a mix of books that highlight local authors, indigenous knowledge, women in science, and the influence of science on art & poetry. 

  • I ❤ Science because...
    Join the conversation! UBC Okanagan Library will be engaging thought provoking questions on a whiteboard to spark meaningful dialogue about science. Come and make your voice heard.

Events at UBC Library, Vancouver Campus

  • Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
    Monday 12:00-3:00pm, Woodward Library main entrance

    • 12:00-12:30pm Workshop - Learn how to edit and create Wikipedia entries and contribute to what we know about Canadian science and scientists. No prior experience required!

    • 12:30-3:00pm Edit-a-thon - supported creation and editing of Wikipedia content

  • IEEE Author Workshop
    Tuesday 9:00-11:00am, Fred Kaiser Building, Room 2020
    Learn how to publish with IEEE and the library services to support you in your writing.

  • Science Expo
    Tuesday 12:00-3:00pm, Woodward Library main entrance
    Drop by to see and experience the amazing science at UBC and in our community. There will be robots, 3D printing, biological specimens, seed lending library and seed saving, button making and much more!

  • Living Library
    Tuesday 1:00-3:00pm, Woodward Library main entrance
    You can borrow a living book and learn about each book's inspiring research!

  • Education Library Mini Science Expo
    Thursday 12:30-1:30pm, Scarfe Building foyer
    Drop by to see a display of Canadian Science Books for Kids, Seed Lending Library, Sky Water Earth Learning Playlists, and Science & Math Videos For All.

  • National Learn to Code Day
    Saturday 10:15am-4:15pm, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room - registration required

    Join an introductory coding workshop and learn about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Displays at UBC Library, Vancouver Campus


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