Faculty

Congratulations, Leonie Sandercock was awarded Honorary Doctorate by Roskilde University

Leonie Sandercock, Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Roskilde University in Denmark on September 21, 2012. During her visit to Roskilde, Prof. Sandercock delivered the Honorary Doctorate Lecture, "Changing the Lens: film as action research and therapeutic planning practice," and showed Part 1 of the documentary, "Finding our Way," that she produced with Giovanni Attili." She was nominated for this honour by Roskilde University's Dept. of Environmental, Social, and Spatial Change.

New Housing Survey Generates Headlines

SCARP Director, Penny Gurstein is quoted in a recent Vancouver Province news story about a UBC survey of Metro Vancouver residents and their experience with housing. The survey shows that one in six respondents believe they have been discriminated against by landlords and many report dissatisfaction with the region’s unaffordability. Dr. Gurstein said the goal of the survey was to identify vulnerabilities in the region’s housing system and generate new policy ideas.

UBC's Map of Knowledge

Can we redraw UBC based on people intellectual interactions?

A university builds upon its people but sparkles with the interactions among them. This project aims to survey the intellectual interactions at UBC and construct UBC's Map of Knowledge.

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PIBC & VIFF present a 10th anniversary
screening of Finding Our Way, a documentary
film by Giovanni Attili and Leonie Sandercock
that explores the deep historical wounds and
unresolved conflict among indigenous people,
governments, and industry in Canada.

You're Invited to Join Leonie Sandercock for a fireside chat following the Film

Tickets available viff.org
$13 plus $2 VIFF membership fee
$2 discount for PIBC members, seniors, students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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