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IRES faculty Leila Harris, RMES alumnus Danika Kleiber and RES PhD candidate Lucy Rodina have a new publication out!

IRES faculty Leila Harris, RMES alumnus Danika Kleiber and RES PhD candidate Lucy Rodina have a new publication out!

Congratulations, we’re delighted to let you know that IRES faculty Leila Harris, RMES alumnus Danika Kleiber and RES PhD Candidate Lucy Rodina’s final published article (the Version of Record) is now on Taylor & Francis Online. Abstract: We analyze the relationship between perceptions of domestic water access, and quality, in relation community engagement. While others […]

IRES Adjunct Professor Colin Levings’ book makes it to Kamchatka

IRES Adjunct Professor Colin Levings’ book makes it to Kamchatka

October 30 2017 IRES Adjunct Professor Colin Levings’ book made it to Kamchatka! This press release is in Russian and English. Click link below to view: http://www.kamniro.ru/presscenter/news/ekologiya_lososevyh_v_estuariyah_vsego_mira   Colin’s bio: http://ires.ubc.ca/person/colin-levings/

GPS sessions: It’s THRIVE week + 3MT 2018 info

October 30 2017   Live Well to Learn Well (#LetsThriveUBC; a Thrive week event)… learn about managing time and stress as a graduate student In person: Oct 31, 10 AM | www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16247-live-well-learn-well Webinar: Oct 31, 1 PM PDT | www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16249-live-well-learn-well-webinar   Overcoming Perfectionism (#LetsThriveUBC; a Thrive week event)…learn what drives perfectionism and develop strategies to manage it Nov 2, 9:30 AM | www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16169-overcoming-perfectionism   […]

GreenBiz 18 Emerging Leaders Scholarship

October 30 2017 GreenBiz 18 (Feb. 6-8 in Phoenix, AZ) will convene more than 1,000 executives and decision makers to explore the most pressing challenges, formative trends and promising opportunities in sustainable business today. Early-career professionals will need to learn from the leaders of past and present in order to shape the future of sustainable […]

(2 opportunities) Experience Science Day & Let’s Talk Neuroscience

October 26 2017 Fall Experience Science Day 2017 Don’t let the November rain get you down! Join us for Experience Science Day! An annual event that welcomes 200 elementary school students from Downtown East Side to UBC to experience hands-on scientific activities.  Thanks to volunteers like you this program has become highly successful and is […]

Dean of Science Excellence in Service Awards

October 26 2017 On behalf of Dr. Philip Loewen, Chair of this year’s committee, attached is the formal call for nominations for the annual Dean of Science Excellence in Service Awards. 2017 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS information guide Science Excelllence Award poster 2017 Previous Science Service Award Winners to Present excel file Also attached is a […]

FSWEP Opportunity with NRCan [temporary student position(s) for Dec – Mar]

I am looking to hire 2-3 graduate students (currently enrolled) with strong data and analytical backgrounds for part-timeFSWEP positions with NRCan. The job is to help with database development around forest sector supply chain, carbon pricing regimes in Canada, and/or emission factors of various forest-sector manufacturing processes. Ideally candidates would be available to work 15 hrs/w […]

Funding for grad studies in agricultural resilience & sustainability

October 26 2017 Funding is available for a MS or PhD student to study agricultural resilience and sustainability in the face of future climate change in the Department of Environment and Society at Utah State University. Possible projects include data-driven identification of resilient agroecosystems, spatiotemporal modeling of agricultural responses to water scarcity, and case studies […]

UBC Flu Shot Clinics: Oct 31 to Nov 9

October 26 2017 BC hosts an annual flu immunization campaign for all students, faculty, and staff. The 2017 campaign will run from October 31st through November 9th.  Please add the date you can attend in your calendars. The clinics will be on a first come, first serve basis. *New for 2017* Clinics start at 8am and […]

Ph.D. in Sustainable Food Systems, University of Michigan

October 26 2017 The Jain Lab (http://mehajain.weebly.com) at University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (http://seas.umich.edu/) is recruiting Ph.D. students to start Fall 2018. Our lab examines questions related to sustainable food systems in the face of global environmental change, including climate change and natural resource degradation. Specifically, I am interested in students who […]