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March 31, 2017: Ugly fish, science engagement, and the indigenous basket  Speaker: Dyhia Belhabib
March 31, 2017: Trade Between Tibet and the Tang Empire  Speaker: Li Yongxian

March 31, 2017: Trade Between Tibet and the Tang Empire
Speaker: Li Yongxian

This event is sponsored by the Himalaya Program, Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program, Asian Studies and Department of Anthropology. Photo credit: Dennis Jarvis from flickr/Creative Commons.

September 7, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar  Speaker: Simon Goring  University of Wisconsin

September 7, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Simon Goring
University of Wisconsin

The first IRES Seminar for the 2017/2018 Winter Session! Photo credit: Joshua Mayer from flickr/Creative Commons

UBC Sustainability Research Symposium on March 15, 2017 — looking for graduate student presenters

January 24, 2017 On behalf of the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors, this is a call for participants to take part in the third annual UBC Sustainability Research Symposium on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). The Sustainability Research Symposium is a one day symposium designed to showcase the spectrum […]

IRES Seminar Series resumes Thursday, September 7

IRES Seminar Series resumes Thursday, September 7

See you on September 7! (Photo credit: Dennis Leung)

Associate/Full Professor in Environmental Governance at the University of Arizona (in School of Natural Resources)

January 23, 2017 Associate/Full Professor Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Environmental Governance and Decision Making School of Natural Resources and the Environment College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona Deadline to apply: February 3, 2017   The School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE; http://snre.arizona.edu/) at the University of Arizona (UA) (http://www.arizona.edu/) seeks outstanding […]

David Suzuki Fellowships

January 23, 2017 Do you know a scholar interested in helping Canada transition to a low-carbon future? If so, here’s an exciting new opportunity: David Suzuki Fellowships! Three $50,000 (plus $5,000 for travel) fellowships are available: Researching clean energy solutions and/or the economics of sustainable development (Vancouver) Integrating traditional Indigenous knowledge into climate solutions (Toronto) […]

Free UBC courses in teaching professional development

January 23, 2017 UBC now offers free teaching professional development through the The Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL).  We have opportunities both in our local learning community  http://cirtl.ubc.ca/ and the CIRTL cross-network learning community, a consortium of 45 research-intensive universities working together to improve STEM education (https://www.cirtl.net/) At UBC, students can […]

Graduate Pathways to Success: Presenting your Thesis in 3 Minutes (ONLINE); Skills of Communication (Mitacs)

January 23, 2017 There is still space in this week’s sessions: Statistics IV: Quantitative Covariates and Regression Analysis, Tues, Jan 24 |10:00 AM to 12:00 PM www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15659-statistics-iv-quantitative-covariates-regression-analysis The Essentials of Productive Teams Wed, Jan 25 |9:00 AM to 5:00 PM www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15737-essentials-productive-teams Peer Writing Groups (via webinar) Thurs, Jan 26 |10:00 to 11:30 AM www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15879-peer-writing-groups-webinar   […]

March 31, 2017: Environmental Anarchism: Agriculture and Social Renewal in Modern Korea  Speaker: Dr. Albert L. Park, Claremont McKenna College

March 31, 2017: Environmental Anarchism: Agriculture and Social Renewal in Modern Korea
Speaker: Dr. Albert L. Park, Claremont McKenna College

Dr. Park will traces the rise of environmental consciousness and movements in South Korea after 1945. In particular, it locates the origins of environmentalism in rural South Korea with agricultural farming communities and cooperatives, such as Hansalim, leading the way. Picture credit: StateofIsrael from flickr/Creative Commons