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Job posted May 19, 2016. Assistant/Associate Professor in Law, Policy and Sustainability (Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia) The Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is an interdisciplinary graduate program and research centre that fosters sustainable futures through integrated research and learning […]
RES PhD student Sameer Shah was recently awarded the prestigious Governor General’s Gold Medal at the Master’s level for UBC. Sameer is also the recipient of the UBC Faculty of Science Graduate Prize. This award recognizes the science student whose record, in the opinion of the Faculty, is the best in the graduating class for […]
CISAR / IAR Conference: Challenges of Urbanization Date: Friday, April 29 Time: 9:30AM – 5PM Location: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall Over the next three decades the world urban population is expected to rise by over two billion people with China and India alone accounting for almost a third of this. This […]
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The UBC Himalaya Program is pleased to announce two upcoming talks, about contemporary Nepal on April 26th and 28th by visiting professors from Nepal’s Tribhuvan University, Dr. Chaitanya Mishra and Dr. Mira Mishra. Please RSVP for these two free events at: http://himalaya.arts.ubc.ca/events/ 1) A talk on “The Democratic Transition in Nepal” Tuesday, April 26, 3:00pm […]
An ocean of diplomacy – negotiating for the health of our common ocean at the United Nations Date: April 27, 2016 Time: 1:00pm to 2:15pm Location: UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues – Boardroom (3rd floor) Who benefits from ocean resources? Who gets to decide about their use and protection? And how do we provide […]