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Kai Chan – Inducted into Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Kai Chan – Inducted into Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Congratulations to IRES faculty member Kai Chan for being named as one of 70 new members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists! Six UBC faculty have been named as members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Those named to the College […]

September 21, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar  Hope in the Anthropocene Series Speaker: Mary Galvin
September 28, 2017: IRES Professional Development Seminar  Speakers: IRES Postdocs Panel
Nathan Bennett, Postdoctoral Fellow “Committing to socially responsible seafood” article published

Ecological Farming Short Course – Sep 29-30 (UBC Farm) & UBC Farm Practicum

September 20 2017 Helen Atthowe & Carl Rosato, farmers with a combined 55+ years of  farming experience, are coming  from Oregon to offer three special workshops in ecological farming.  Starting Friday, Sept 29th, Carl will be teaching, “Orchard Eco-Organic Management”.  On Saturday, Sept 30th, Helen and Carl will collaborate to teach “Managing Ecological Relationships Instead of Crops: […]

Junior Scientist at Ebbwater Consulting

September 20 2017 Ebbwater Consulting is a small, specialised, passionate firm that works hard to mitigate flood and natural hazard risk in communities all across Canada.   We aren’t your traditional engineering firm – we pride ourselves on being able to work across disciplines, at pushing boundaries, and generally trying to do things a little […]

September 27, 2017: UBC Sustainability Scholars Conference

September 27, 2017: UBC Sustainability Scholars Conference

Photo Credit: Jean Schweitzer from flickr/ Creative Commons  

Distribution of Wastewater Reuse Research Survey

September 20 2017 Survey on Global Consumer Perceptions of Wastewater Reuse in Agriculture UBC researchers are collaborating with researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden on an international survey to understand global consumer perceptions of wastewater reuse in agriculture and provide basis for future research in environmentally and socially acceptable approaches to sustainable wastewater reuse. Help […]

October 20 2017, Upcoming Research Methods Workshop & E-waste Geography Talk

October 20 2017, Upcoming Research Methods Workshop & E-waste Geography Talk

Photo Credit: Pietro Sammarco from VIVO Media Arts Centre

TA Opportunity for UBC Course (SCIE 420)

September 20 2017 Course Description & Learning Objectives Sustainability issues and concepts are addressed in a multitude of undergraduate course at UBC. Throughout their studies, students are presented with a variety of sometimes contradictory thoughts, opinions, and approaches to sustainability. SCIE 420 is designed to make sense of this cacophony, and to provide students from […]