Author: Andrew Munroe

  • Fixers Guide

    The Fixers Guide — a list of suggested best practices for global newsrooms when hiring local journalists — is now available! Read it at globalreportingcentre.org/fixers-guide

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  • AN ART MUSEUM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

    Mr. Anthony Kiendl is an award-winning curator, writer, arts administrator and educator. Prior to joining the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2020, Mr. Kiendl was the Executive Director and CEO of the Mackenzie Gallery in Regina; the Executive and Artistic Director of Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg; and the Director of Visual Arts…

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  • THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta is a champion of integrated maternal, newborn, and childhood health globally. His work with community health workers and outreach services has influenced outreach programs for marginalized populations around the world. Among his multiple distinguished posts, Dr. Bhutta was a member of the UN Secretary General’s Independent Expert Review Group for monitoring global…

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  • A PERFORMANCE BY SINGERS FROM THE UBC OPERA ENSEMBLE, LED BY NANCY HERMISTON

    Note: To be held in the Old Auditorium at UBC. Professor Nancy Hermiston is a distinguished opera singer, stage director and educator. Her operatic career has taken her throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. She has held numerous appointments as a voice teacher, and as stage director at the Meistersinger Konservatorium, Nürnberg, and the…

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  • NANOTECHNOLOGY FROM NATURE FOR SUSTAINABLE BIOPRODUCTS: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

    Dr. Emily Cranston is a leading innovator and scholar at UBC. With her research group, she investigates nanocellulose and hybrid bio-based materials that can be used in a broad range of applications including packaging, electrical components, and cosmetics to replace non-renewable resources. Among her multiple honours, she is an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Fellow, and a…

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  • NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE ORIGIN OF BREAST CANCER

    Dr. Steven Narod leads an internationally renowned research program in cancer genetics, greatly enhancing our understanding of the factors that shape women’s risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. He and his team advocate for genetic testing for women who do not have access to current public programs, and they recently launched The Screen Project,…

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  • MOBILIZING CANADA FOR THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY: LESSONS FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    Seth Klein is a public policy researcher and writer based in Vancouver. He was the founding director of the BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), former co-chair of the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, and founder of the Metro Vancouver Living Wage for Families. He is the author of A Good War:…

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  • VALLEY OF THE BIRDTAIL: AN INDIAN RESERVE, A WHITE TOWN, AND THE ROAD TO RECONCILIATION

    A conversation between Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Professor Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii), moderated by Dr. Tricia Logan. Mr. Sniderman is a writer, lawyer and Rhodes Scholar. Prof. Sanderson is Beaver Clan, from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, and is deeply engaged in Aboriginal issues from a policy perspective. Mr. Sniderman and Prof. Sanderson wrote the award…

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  • HOW THE ARTS ARE CENTRAL TO A HEALTHY DEMOCRACY

    Mr. Max Wyman, OC is one of Canada’s foremost cultural commentators. For more than three decades he wrote arts criticism for The Vancouver Sun and CBC Radio. Mr. Wyman is the author of a number of books, among them Dance Canada: An Illustrated History (1989), The Defiant Imagination: Why Culture Matters (2009), and its sequel…

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  • Microfinance in Cambodia

    The Empowerment Journalism Guide from the GRC is now available! Read the guide at globalreportingcentre.org/empowerment-guide

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