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Congratulations Harold Eyster — International Doctoral Fellowship Winner!

Congratulations Harold Eyster — International Doctoral Fellowship Winner!

Harold Eyster received the International Doctoral Fellowship. This is a new award, intended to support top international students beginning UBC Vancouver doctoral programs. Click here for more information on Harold.     Photo credit: Julian S. Yates

Congratulations Alejandra Echeverri Ochoa — Killam Doctoral Scholarship Winner!

Congratulations Alejandra Echeverri Ochoa — Killam Doctoral Scholarship Winner!

Alejandra Echeverri Ochoa is a Killam Doctoral Scholarship recipient for 2017-2018. The Killam Doctoral Scholarships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies. These are the most prestigious graduate awards available at UBC, and are awarded to the top doctoral candidates in the annual Tri-Agency / Affiliated Fellowships competition.   […]

Message from UBC Faculty of Science: UBC environmental sustainability research hub welcomes new Director

Message from UBC Faculty of Science: UBC environmental sustainability research hub welcomes new Director

Milind Kandlikar has been appointed director of UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) for a four-year term, effective July 1, 2017. Kandlikar’s research focuses on the intersection of technology innovation, human development and the global environment, and he played a played a major role in shaping UBC’s new professional Master of Public Policy […]

IRES has a new Director!

IRES has a new Director!

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IRES welcomes new Associate Professor, David Boyd!

IRES welcomes new Associate Professor, David Boyd!

A very warm welcome to David Boyd, who will be joining IRES as a new Associate Professor starting July 1, 2017! To learn more about his profile and research interests, please visit his bio here. David Boyd will be teaching a course in the upcoming academic year (GPP 507).  For your information, below is an […]

RES PhD candidate Michael Lathuillière co-authored a new publication!

RES PhD candidate Michael Lathuillière co-authored a new publication!

RES PhD candidate Michael Lathuillière has co-authored a new publication led by Dr. Anne-Marie Boulay entitled “The WULCA consensus characterization model for water scarcity footprints: assessing impacts of water consumption based on available water remaining (AWARE)” in The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. The paper constitutes an official recommendation to the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle […]

RES MSc student Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon co-authored a new publication!

RES MSc student Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon co-authored a new publication!

RES MSc student Kalifi Ferretti-Gallon co-authored a new publication with Dr. Jonah Busch, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development. The publication is entitled “What Drives Deforestation and What Stops It? A Meta-Analysis” and published on Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.  Much congratulations from all of us at IRES! The article can be found […]

IRES welcomes new Adjunct Professor, Steven Conrad!

IRES welcomes new Adjunct Professor, Steven Conrad!

A very warm welcome to Steven Conrad, who has joined IRES as a new Adjunct Professor! To learn more about his profile and research interests, please visit his bio here. Conrad was recently a guest on the CBC radio broadcast of The Current Monday morning, where he discussed responding to Justin Trudeau’s call to ‘rebuild better‘ following flooding events and […]

RES PhD Candidate Justin Ritchie recently featured on Bloomberg
New publication by IRES Postdoctoral Fellow Nathan Bennett, IRES faculty Terre Satterfield and RES graduate Maery Kaplan-Hallam

New publication by IRES Postdoctoral Fellow Nathan Bennett, IRES faculty Terre Satterfield and RES graduate Maery Kaplan-Hallam

A paper co-authored by IRES Postdoctoral Fellow Nathan Bennett, IRES faculty Terre Satterfield and May 2017 RES MA graduate Maery Kaplan-Hallam entitled  “An appeal for a code of conduct for marine conservation” was recently published on Marine Policy. Reference: Bennett, N.J., Teh, L., Ota, Y., Christie, P., Ayers, A., Day, J.C., Franks, P., Gill, D., Gruby, R.L., Kittinger, J.N., […]