July 27, 2018

Congratulations to PSI Award Recipients Stephanie Glick and Keith Dormond

Inaugurated in 2015, the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) is designed to support UBC doctoral students as they strive for purposeful social contribution, produce new and creative forms of scholarship and dissertations, and explore diverse career pathways. Stephanie Glick’s project funded by the Public Scholar Initiative for 2018-2019 From Graphic Violence to Graphic Novel: Engaging […]


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July 17, 2018

New Publications from Dr. Lesley Andres

Vertically segregated higher education and the life course: Comparing patterns over 28 years Lesley Andres and Ashley Pullman First major study of equity and excellence in an era of widening participation. Draws on global case studies from Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USExplores the ways institutions are raising equity aspirations whilst maintaining academic […]


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July 13, 2018

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Faculty of Education International Research Visiting Fellowships!

EDST’s Dr. Shauna Butterwick will host Dr. Barbara Merrill, Associate Professor in Lifelong Learning, Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. While at UBC, visiting fellows will engage in high quality collaborative and innovative research with faculty and graduate student researchers in the Faculty of Education.  The International Research Visiting Fellowship […]


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July 9, 2018

New Publication from EDST’s Dr. Alison Taylor and Dr. Shauna Butterwick

Congratulations to EDST’s Alison Taylor and Shauna Butterwick, along with Robyn Taylor-Neu, who’s article “‘Trying to square the circle’: Research ethics and Canadian higher education” has been published in the European Educational Research Journal. This article is available here for download. Abstract: At the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in 2016, a panel presented the findings […]


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July 5, 2018

Esraa Al-Muftah leads editing of the 2018 development yearbook

EDST doctoral student, Esraa Al-Muftah, leads the editing of the 2018 development yearbook on the Gulf Cooperation Council region: The Constant and the Changing 2018: Development in the Margins of the Gulf Edited by Esraa Al-Muftah, Khalil Bohazza, and Omar AlShehabi Kuwait: Gulf Center for Development Policies, 2018. The edited yearbook is a yearly publication […]


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June 26, 2018

Dr. Gerald Fallon Appointed Associate Professor with ISTEAH

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald Fallon on his appointment to Associate Professor with the Institut des sciences, des technologies et des études avancées d’Haïti / Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies of Haiti (ISTEAH). Dr. Fallon will be part of an international team of scholars involved in research and teaching initiatives addressing issues of capacity building and institutional […]


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June 14, 2018

Working Together: New Publications from EDST

A Geography of Ecotourism in Cambodia: Regions, Patterns, and Potentials Pierre Walter and Vicheth Sen Conceptualizing learning in the Climate Justice Movement Jenalee Kluttz and Pierre Walter  Host learning in community-based ecotourism in Nepal: The case of Sirubari and Ghalegaun homestays Pierre Walter, Kapil Dev Regmi, Pushpa Raj Khanalb Modernisation theory, ecotourism policy, and sustainable development for […]


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June 6, 2018

Dr. André Mazawi to give Keynote at ‘Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean’ Conference

Dr. André Mazawi will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 International Conference on Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean, which will take place at the University of Malta on June 8 & 9. The title and description of Dr. Mazawi’s talk can be found below: Terra firma? Entangled fractures and the Redemption […]


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June 4, 2018

Dr. Michelle Stack to give Keynote at 2018 AERC

EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack will be giving the opening keynote at the 2018 Adult Education Research Conference (AERC), which will take place from June 7 – 10 at the University of Victoria. The title and description of Dr. Stack’s talk can be found below.   Adult Media Education and Changing the Conversation through Media Engagement […]


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May 30, 2018

Dr. Mona Gleason Awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Dr. Mona Gleason received two awards from the Canadian Historical Association at the University of Regina: “Avoiding the Agency Trap: Caveats for Historians of Children, Youth, and Education”, published in History of Education won the 2018 Neil Sutherland Prize for Best Article from the History of Children and Youth Group. “‘Knowing Something I Was Not Meant […]


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