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October 18, 2017: UBC Green College  Hope in the Anthropocene Series  Speaker: John Reganold

October 18, 2017: UBC Green College
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speaker: John Reganold

SUSTAINABLE FARMING SYSTEMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY John Reganold, Regents Professor of Soil Science and Agroecology at Washington State University Coach House, Green College, UBC (6201 Cecil Green Park Road) Wednesday, October 18, 5-6:30 pm in the series Hope in the Anthropocene: Sustainability Solutions and Inspirations  Agriculture is at a critical juncture. To feed a […]

Assistant Professor position: Science, Technology & Environmental Policy at U Minnesota

October 16, 2017 We have a faculty position opening at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ interdisciplinary Science Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) Program. This is a broad search within the STEP area, inviting applicants from diverse disciplinary and inter-disciplinary backgrounds working in the STEP area. We seek innovative […]

Assistant Professor position at Dalhousie University in Global Politics

October 16, 2017 The Political Science Department at Dalhousie University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in Global Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting 1 July 2018. The department is open to candidates with a range of specific research specializations. Applicants must have a completed PhD by the date of appointment; a promising research profile […]

UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) Workshops: Assertiveness + Writing with Integrity + Know your Strengths + 3MT 2018 dates

October 16, 2017 The Universitas 21’s Three Minute Thesis 2017 Competition is now accepting votes! Check out the finalists (including UBC’s Seth Tigchelaar!) and cast your vote here: www.u213mt.com/   Registration is now open for: Assertiveness – Speaking Up for Yourself in Difficult Conversation Tuesday, Oct 24, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM @Thea Koerner House For more information or […]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Opportunity at San Diego State University

October 16, 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2-years) Social Dimensions of Coral Reef Fisheries, French Polynesia Department of Anthropology San Diego State University Please use the following link to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/46213 The Department of Anthropology at San Diego State University is inviting applicants for a 2-year, full time position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The postdoctoral fellow […]

October 19, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar  Hope in the Anthropocene Series  Speaker: John Reganold
Our RES Graduate Program application is open!

Our RES Graduate Program application is open!

The UBC online application system for RES September 2018 admissions is now open.  The September 2018 RES admissions deadline is January 15, 2018.  References are due January 25, 2018. Note: We do not have January admissions. _______________________________________________________________________________ The 2018 RES application procedure, admission requirements and required documents are detailed in the below link: http://ires.ubc.ca/graduate-program/prospective-students/how-to-apply/  

RES PhD Student Graham McDowell received the IDRC Doctoral Research Award- Congratulations!

RES PhD Student Graham McDowell received the IDRC Doctoral Research Award- Congratulations!

The IRES department is happy to announce that PhD student Graham McDowell received the IDRC Doctoral Research Award! BIO: http://ires.ubc.ca/person/graham-mcdowell-2/ Photo Credit: Graham McDowell      

RES PhD Candidate Lucy Rodina lead author of a new published article!

RES PhD Candidate Lucy Rodina lead author of a new published article!

Lucy Rodina (RES PhD Candidate) along with co-author Leila Harris (IRES Faculty) have recently published a new article. Click link below to view article: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343517301884     Lucy Rodina: http://ires.ubc.ca/person/lucy-rodina/ Lelia Harris: http://ires.ubc.ca/person/leila-harris/

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October 20 2017: E-waste talk at SFU: Reassembling Rubbish & Worlding Electronic Waste

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 4PM–6PM, ROOM 2270, SFU HARBOUR CENTRE Event is free and open to the public   Co-presented by VIVO Media Arts Centre, SFU’s School of Communication, Free Geek Vancouver, SFU’s Institute for the Humanities, and the SFU Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.   Abstract by Josh Lepawsky My talk addresses the global trade and […]