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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., […]

RES PhD Candidate Krista English co-authored a chapter in WHO’s report

RES PhD Candidate Krista English co-authored a chapter in WHO’s report

Esteemed congratulations to our PhD candidate Krista English for having co-authored a chapter in the World Health Organization’s first-ever World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) which was launched in Stockholm. The Report provides insight into how the multidisciplinary and systems approach used in HPSR can help countries advance the Sustainable Development Goal […]

IRES alumnus Stefan Storey featured on UBC newsletter

IRES alumnus Stefan Storey featured on UBC newsletter

IRES alumnus Stefan Storey was recently featured on the UBC newsletter on the development of Wi-Fi technology to help conserve energy consumption at UBC. Link to the story can be found here: http://energy.ubc.ca/2017/03/30/innovative-software-converts-wi-fi-data-into-energy-savings/?login Photo credit: jimmy thomas from flickr/Creative Commons

Former IRES PhD Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Stefan Storey featured in the Metro Vancouver newspaper
RES PhD student Graham McDowell’s publication featured on Highlights of 2016 on Environmental Research Letters
RES PhD Candidate Michael Lathuillière and IRES Faculty Mark Johnson have a new publication!
IRES Faculty Associate Rashid Sumaila wins Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Science

IRES Faculty Associate Rashid Sumaila wins Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Science

IRES Faculty Associate Rashid Sumaila has won a prestigious Peter Benchley Ocean Award, in recognition for his work on sustainable fisheries around the world. We at IRES would like to extend our warm congratulations to Dr. Sumaila for his achievement!   The UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries’ press release can be found here: […]

RES PhD student Helina Jolly wins the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies – Congratulations!

RES PhD student Helina Jolly wins the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies – Congratulations!

RES PhD student, Helina Jolly, the 2016 recipient of the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies, was honoured for her work at the annual Goel Family Charitable Foundation’s Jawaharlal Nehru Award Night. The Goel family has been supporting generations of students at UBC through this and seven other student awards. Congratulations Helina! An interview […]