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Happy Holidays from IRES!

Happy Holidays from IRES!

The IRES Staff and Faculty would like to wish you all happy holidays and a well deserved break! The IRES Administrative Office is open until December 21, 2017. We are closed December 22, 2017 to January 1, 2018 and will re-open January 2, 2018.   Our first IRES Seminar Series in Term 2 will be […]

David Boyd, IRES Associate Professor, in the news

David Boyd, IRES Associate Professor, in the news

David Boyd, an Associate Professor at IRES on Law, Policy and Sustainability, has been in several recent news articles around Vancouver on the the needs for nature to have legal rights in Canada. You can find the articles in the links below. Metro News: http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/12/07/nature-needs-legal-rights-b-c-law-prof.html Vancouver Sun: http://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/david-boyd-recognizing-land-as-a-legal-person-could-help-solve-native-land-claims The Star: https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2017/10/08/tragic-consequences-of-having-of-more-starbucks-than-cheetahs.html Time colonist: http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-should-b-c-s-killer-whales-have-legal-rights-1.23089015 Bio […]

Species at Risk in the NWT

December 14 2017   About the Job Department Information Environment and Natural Resources actively collaborates to protect, manage and restore ecosystem health, promote environmental stewardship and support the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of ecosystems, which include the people of the Northwest Territories.   Job Information This position is located in Yellowknife […]

UN Careers: Individual contractor to support the assessment and review process for the Nagoya Protocol

December 14 2017 To collate, analyse and synthesize information for the first assessment and review of the effectiveness of the Protocol for the Compliance Committee under the Nagoya Protocol, the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and COP-MOP 3. Work Location Montreal Expected duration Five (5) months. Duties and Responsibilities Organizational setting Deadline:18 December 2017 The United […]

2018 PICS Internship funding call open for proposals

December 14 2017 2018- PICS Internship program call for proposals The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) produces knowledge that is actively used by decision makers to develop effective mitigation and adaptation policies and actions. Every year PICS supports the hiring of university students to work on projects relevant to our vision, mandate and objectives. […]

Master of Food and Resource Economics, UBC

December 14 2017   Interested in Food and Resource Economics? Want to pursue graduate studies? Did you consider the Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC?     What is MFRE? MFRE is a unique one-year professional masters program combining economics, policy and business as viewed from an agriculture, food, […]

Asst/Assoc Professor for the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University

December 14 2017 The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University in Niagara, Ontario, Canada is hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin July 1, 2018.   The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre is a transdisciplinary unit at Brock (https://brocku.ca/esrc/). It offers an undergraduate program in environmental sustainability (https://brocku.ca/esrc/minor-in-sustainability/) and the Sustainability Science […]

Climate Change Policy Analyst position at Metro Vancouver

December 14 2017 Policy Analyst ________________________________ Position Information Location: Vancouver   Department: Parks, Planning & Environment Competition #: T10105 Closing Date: 12/21/17 Employment Duration: Regular Full Time ~ Join us in our commitment to provide services and solutions to one of the world’s most livable regions.  We deliver service excellence in the areas of regional growth […]

New faculty member Amanda Giang starting in IRES in January 2018!

New faculty member Amanda Giang starting in IRES in January 2018!

We are so pleased to announce that Amanda Giang will join us as a new faculty member in IRES starting January 2018! Amanda Giang http://ires.ubc.ca/person/amanda-giang/ Assistant Professor, IRES and Department of Mechanical Engineering Bio Amanda Giang’s research addresses challenges at the interface of environmental modelling and policy through an interdisciplinary lens, with a focus on air […]

Our RES Graduate Program application is open!  Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.

Our RES Graduate Program application is open!
Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.

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/ For the […]