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October 19, 2018: IOF Seminar – FISH WARS!

Oct 17, 2018 IOF Seminar- Fish Wars October 19, 2018       11:00 am       AERL Theatre (120) Conflicts at sea over fisheries is a rising concern. Dr. le Billon will provide a brief overview of fisheries conflicts, including typologies, escalation patterns, and prevention/resolution mechanisms. He will briefly discuss specific case studies associated with […]

Science Outreach Opportunity with MEED

Oct 17, 2018 The Modules in Ecology and Evolution Development program (MEED) with Let’s Talk Science is looking for graduate student and post-doc volunteers to present one-hour ecology and/or evolution modules (lessons) related to their own research to K-12 students! This program runs from October to March and brings together K-12 educators and researchers for […]

CFREE Invites You to Fireside Chat this Friday – Dr. Catherine Kling (Iowa State University)

November 2, 2018: Scalable Bayesian Inference

Oct 17, 2018 Scalable Bayesian Inference with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo Abstract: Despite the promise of big data, inferences are often limited not by sample size but rather by systematic effects. Only by carefully modeling these effects can we take full advantage of the data — big data must be complemented with big models and the algorithms […]

Postdoc opportunity: Boulder, Colorado, USA

Oct 17, 2018 Postdoc position announcement: Boulder, Colorado, USA The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado Boulder announces an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in quantitative human-environment science. Applicants must have a PhD in ecology, geography, sociology, economics, or a related discipline in the human sciences at the time of appointment. The postdoc will join an […]

Arizona State University Assistant Professor – SPARC-GIS/Spatial Science

Oct 17, 2018 Assistant Professor – SPARC-GIS/Spatial Science (ASU JOB # 12539) Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning invites applications for one full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2019. We are particularly interested in applicants with […]

Job Opportunity at the KPU Institute for Sustainable Food Systems

Oct 16, 2018 Research Associate- Economist ISFS is an applied research and extension unit at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). We investigate and support regional food systems as key elements of sustainable communities, focusing predominantly on British Columbia but also extending our programming to other regions. Our applied research focuses on the potential of regional food […]

October 29-November 4, 2018: HUB Bike To Work Week 2018

October 29-November 4, 2018: HUB Bike To Work Week 2018

Oct 16, 2018 HUB Bike to Work Week – October 29 to November 4, 2018 Join thousands across Metro Vancouver this Spring for HUB Cycling’s annual Bike to Work Week (Oct 29 to Nov 4). Register and log your bike trips online for a chance to win one of five daily grand-prize giveaways and over $10,000 in additional […]

November 13-14, 2018: Fraser Watershed Restoration Conference

Oct 18, 2018 The Fraser Watershed Restoration Conference 2018 is a 2-day event aimed at bringing together, Indigenous leaders, industry experts, government representatives, academics, community officials and conservationists from British Columbia and across North America, who are interested in advancing watershed restoration and reconciliation through out the watershed. The Fraser Watershed Initiative, host of the […]

October 18, 2018: TRADE AGREEMENTS’ ENVIRONMENT PROVISIONS: INSIGHTS FROM A NOVEL DATASET

Oct 16, 2018 TRADE AGREEMENTS’ ENVIRONMENT PROVISIONS: INSIGHTS FROM A NOVEL DATASET Oct 18, 2018 at 12:30-1:45PM Fasken Classroom(Room 122), Allard School of Law Trade agreements increasingly include ambitious environmental provisions. Despite the encompassing nature of these provisions, studies on their drivers and consequences remain scarce. Until recently, the main factor hindering research in this […]