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Presentations and Workshops


December 5, 2020

Webinar: The Habitable City. Centering Climate Justice in Research-Based Education

When: January 26th 2020 Time: 9:30 am Pacific Time | 2:30 pm Brazil | 7:30 pm South Africa Register here The Habitable City. Centering Climate Justice in Research-Based Education With a few notable exceptions, researchers in the field of ecology and environmental sciences struggle with deeply engaging communities in research efforts. Nowhere are such struggles…


July 31, 2020

Beyond Theory: Practicing social justice in the design & implementation of doctoral programs in education

More than one hundred attendees participated in the last webinar “Beyond theory: Practicing social justice in the design & implementation of doctoral programs in education” last July 28th of 2020. This event is part of the series “Committing ourselves  to social justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times”, organized by CIRGE and co-sponsored by the Center for…


June 24, 2020

Beyond Theory: Practicing social justice in the design & implementation of doctoral programs in education

Registration here When:  (updated schedule) July 29th, 6:00 am, New Zealand July 28th, 8:00 pm, South Africa July 28th, 11:00 am, Pacific Time Duration: 90 minutes At times where the racial, class, and gender inequalities are deeply felt in many of our countries, doctoral education is not exempted from the public scrutiny, which is asking…


April 24, 2020

Practicing Social Justice in Engineering & Physical Science

CIRGE and the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) of UC Berkeley co-sponsored  the second version of the series “Committing ourselves to Social Justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times” . Colette Patt, the Science Diversity Programs director at the UC Berkeley; and Khalid Kadir, lecturer in the college of engineering at the same institution, shared how…


March 19, 2020

Practicing social justice during doctoral education: Insights from physical sciences & engineering

Day: April 1st, 2020 Time: 9:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) Where: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/5665040916 Registration here Six months ago, when we were preparing the first talk of this series, we all agreed that doctorate education needed to prepare the new generation of scholars to address increasingly unpredictable futures. Yet,  none of us anticipated that such unprecedented futures could…


November 21, 2019

CIRGE hosted the first Webinar of the Series “Committing ourselves to Social Justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times”

  Dr. Amy Scott Metcalfe (University of British Columbia) invited us to question the possibilities of the promise of social justice in the current higher education scenario, rooted in colonial relationships. She explains “The title of my talk, “Viewing the landscape of doctoral education against the horizon of policy: Placing ourselves in the academic arboretum,” emphasizes…


September 4, 2019

Committing Ourselves to Social Justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times

A series of web-seminars organized by the Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE) and co-sponsored by the Center for Studies  in Higher Education. In times of rising nationalist governments, environmental crisis, hate speech and acts against marginalized communities, the intellectual drivers and engaged community of doctoral education, have a responsibility to question…


September 17, 2015

The American-type of Central Graduate Division: Would it be a good model for Japan

Dr. Maresi Nerad was invited to give a talk on the US model of Graduate School at the University of Tsukuba- Japan. In this presentation, she analyzes whether and how the American model of Graduate School could be suitable for Japanese Universities. See here the  presentation.


October 25, 2013

Presentations 2013 – 2014

Luncheon Talk: Motivation and Experiences of International Doctoral Students Dr. Jenny Phelps, Assistant Dean at the Graduate Studies in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. October 10th, 2013  at 12.00 pm – Miller Hall – College of Education – University of Washington See more


February 12, 2013

New presentation on International Research Collaboration

The Global Research Forum, held at the University of North Texas, invited key university administrators, international research funding agencies, and doctoral students to establish an understanding of how to expand mutually beneficial global research cooperation, and support research-active faculty and graduate students with global research aspirations. Maresi Nerad, director of CIRGE, was one of the…



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