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New Faculty Position at IRES: Law, Policy and Environment

New Faculty Position at IRES: Law, Policy and Environment

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 […]

Congratulations RES PhD student Sameer Shah!

Congratulations RES PhD student Sameer Shah!

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 […]

UBC CISAR/IAR Conference: Challenges of Urbanization  April 29, 2016

UBC CISAR/IAR Conference: Challenges of Urbanization
April 29, 2016

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 […]

IRES Annual Report 2014-2015

IRES Annual Report 2014-2015

Photo credit: Julian S. Yates  

IRES Annual Report 2013-2014

IRES Annual Report 2013-2014

Photo credit: Maggie Low  

IRES Annual Report 2012-2013

IRES Annual Report 2012-2013

Photo credit: Jill Guerra

IRES Annual Report 2011-2012

IRES Annual Report 2011-2012

  Photo credit: Lisa Westerhoff

RES PhD student Daniel Klein  Exploring Vancouver’s water data
Two Talks About Contemporary Nepal  April 26 and 28, 2016

Two Talks About Contemporary Nepal
April 26 and 28, 2016

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 […]

Negotiating for the Health of our Common Ocean at the United Nations  April 27, 2016

Negotiating for the Health of our Common Ocean at the United Nations
April 27, 2016

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 […]