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RES PhD student Graham McDowell presented at the Mountains of our Future Earth conference in Perth, Scotland

RES PhD student Graham McDowell presented at the Mountains of our Future Earth conference in Perth, Scotland

Click to read more about his presentation on ‘Generating knowledge for climate change adaptation’.

IRES Faculty Associate Rashid Sumaila featured in the Vancouver Sun and more!

IRES Faculty Associate Rashid Sumaila featured in the Vancouver Sun and more!

One of our very own Faculty Associates, Rashid Sumaila, was featured in the Vancouver Sun and more! [Photo Credit: cbc.ca]

Jonathan Taggart releases documentary ‘Life Off Grid’

Jonathan Taggart releases documentary ‘Life Off Grid’

IRES 3rd-year PhD student Jonathan Taggart’s new documentary, ‘Life Off Grid’, is now available on Video On Demand.

SSHRC competition results: congratulations to our successful recipients!

SSHRC competition results: congratulations to our successful recipients!

The results of last year’s SSRHC competition are out! Congratulations to the following students.

Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon’s interview with The Globe and Mail

Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon’s interview with The Globe and Mail

One of our very own RMES students, Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon, was featured in The Globe and Mail [Photo Credit: www.theglobeandmail.com]

Congratulations Nathan Bennett on your recent Fulbright Award!

Congratulations Nathan Bennett on your recent Fulbright Award!

We are honoured and pleased to announce that one of our very own, Nathan Bennett, was selected for the 2015 Fulbright Canada Canadian Scholars Award.

UBC study refutes notion of local people versus national park in South Okanagan

UBC study refutes notion of local people versus national park in South Okanagan

The idea that a national park reserve in the South Okanagan is at odds with the interests of local people is not supported by evidence, says a recent study by graduate students at UBC.

IRES Working Paper: “Mount Polley: A Call for Improved Coordination and Transparency in Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement for Mines in BC”

IRES Working Paper: “Mount Polley: A Call for Improved Coordination and Transparency in Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement for Mines in BC”

Take a look at the latest working paper to come out of IRES. [Photo Credit: http://thetyee.ca/News/2014/11/20/Prevent-Future-Mount-Polleys/]

Blog Post: Harder than Rocket Science? Fumbling with Mental Health in Grad School

Blog Post: Harder than Rocket Science? Fumbling with Mental Health in Grad School

Click here to read a blog post about mental health in graduate school, by Sarah Klain, Ally Thompson, Karina Benessaiah, and Verena Seufert.

Interdisciplinary Culture Clash: a conversation between Dr. John Robinson and Dr. Kai Chan

Interdisciplinary Culture Clash: a conversation between Dr. John Robinson and Dr. Kai Chan

Tune into this fun, instructive interdisciplinary exchange about sustainability and the imaginary between IRES professors John Robinson and Kai Chan.