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 […]
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 […]
IRES would like to announce that we will have two visiting professors with us! Bradley Eyre Professor Bradley Eyre is a biogeochemist and the foundation Director of the Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry at Southern Cross University, Australia. His publications include topics such as whole ecosystem carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus budgets, net ecosystem metabolism estimates, benthic […]
Congratulations to Ada Smith being one of the two recipients for the 2017 Elizabeth Henry Scholarship! On behalf of the Fraser Basin Council and the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Committee, we are excited to announce that the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health 2017 recipients are Ada Smith and Kim-Ly Thompson. Here is what Ada had to […]
IRES Faculty Kai Chan has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists!
November 28 2017 Congratulations Kai Chan for being named a member 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 represent the emerging generation […]
(in order of the photos from left to right) Daniel Klein, RES MSc. Supervisor: Gunilla Öberg Emma Luker, RMES MSc. Supervisors: Leila Harris and Mark Johnson Elizabeth Williams, RMES MSc. Supervisor: Kai Chan Santiago De La Puente Jeri, RMES MSc. Supervisor: Villy Christensen
(in order of the photos from left to right) Xuesi Shen, RES MSc. Supervisor: Hadi Dowlatabadi Jeffrey Scott, RMES MSc. Supervisors: Tony Pitcher and Mimi Lam Maryam Rezaei, RMES PhD. Supervisor: Hadi Dowlatabadi
(in order of the photos from left to right) Abdul Ben Hasan, RMES MSc. Supervisor: Villy Christensen Alicia Speratti, RMES PhD. Supervisor: Mark Johnson Jason Brown, RES PhD. Supervisor: Terre Satterfield Holly Andrews RMES MSc. Supervisor: Terre Satterfield and Mike Meitner
RES PhD Candidate Michael Lathuillière’s recent publication in Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies!
November 23 2017 Congratulations to RES PhD Candidate Michael Lathuillière for his recent publication set to go out in print in December! You can check out the book chapter at the following link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124095489100612
November 8 2017 TA Opportunity – UBC ASIC 220 Course Description & Learning Objectives This is an introductory review course, and as such it will provide a comprehensive introduction to sustainability. This means that the coverage of topics will be broad and encompass a number of disciplines including environmental science, economics, political science and […]