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Call for Abstracts: Sustainability and Development

Call for Abstracts: Sustainability and Development

June 18 2018 Sustainability and Development Conference at the University of Michigan (U-M), November 9-11, 2018. The conference is supported by several U-M departments, as well as the journal, World Development. It will cover a suite of key themes related to sustainability and development, but broadly focuses on the many global efforts to realize the SDGs and to assess the […]

Study Abroad while earning credits & interning

Study Abroad while earning credits & interning

Spend a semester abroad in a developing country while gaining career-relevant experience through a hands-on internship placement. Earn transferable course credits while learning from a local professor at one of our partner universities. Experience a diverse culture as you explore a new country, work with local changemakers, and travel to beautiful destinations with new friends. […]

GPS July workshops, career internships + Research/Thesis support workshops

June 18 2018 GPS workshops will resume in early July with sessions on Time Management (July 17), Business Writing (July 18), Getting on Track with your Thesis (July 25), Thesis Boot Camp (July 26), and more pending.  Details posted at https://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/graduate-pathways-success/workshops-events .   Check out community.grad.ubc.ca for other opportunities including: NCFDD webinars: Impostor Syndrome and […]

Help UBC REX Promote Undergraduate Research

June 18 2018 Undergraduate Research Opportunities is a student-led, AMS-constituted UBC club. We run the Research EXperience (REX) program where undergraduate students are paired with post-doctoral and graduate students to design a theoretical research project. At the end of the program, the undergraduate students present their finished projects at the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC), […]

June 29, 2018: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions

June 29, 2018: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions

IOF presents the 2018 Summer Series, special lectures by leading ocean and fisheries experts from around the world: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions June 29, 2018, 11:00 am AERL Theatre (Rm. 120), UBC Speaker: Prof. Fabrice Teletchea University of Lyon, University of Lorraine   Prof. Fabrice […]

June 25 2018  India’s Energy Transition: Unpacking coal “versus” Renewable Energy. 

The Energy Systems in Transition (EST) network at the Liu Institute, and Energy Resources, Development and Environment Lab at The Faculty of Forestry are delighted to invite you to a public talk by Dr. Rahul Tongia, Scholar and Fellow at Brookings India (and the Brookings Institution). Dr Tongia’s talk will speak about India’s Energy Transition: Unpacking coal “versus” Renewable […]

Postdoctoral Research Position in Social Science of Water Resources at Utah State University

Postdoctoral Research Position in Social Science of Water Resources at Utah State University

June 16 2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Social Science of Water Resources   Researchers at Utah State University seek applications for a two-year postdoctoral research position associated with projects focusing on water reuse and irrigation in Utah. The Postdoctoral Associate will work with Dr. Courtney Flint and Dr. Niel Allen on projects related to water […]

June 17-20 2018: Public Lectures, Film and Sustainability Fair – RFG2018

There are four upcoming public events held in conjunction with a major international and Canadian conference in Vancouver “Resources for Future Generations – 2018” . Information on the conference is available: rfg2018.org #RFG2018 The events for the public include a Sustainability Fair on Sunday June 17, two public lectures (Geohazards – June 18 and Global […]

NEW COURSE: RES 500E: Exploring the food-water-energy-nexus

June 15 2018 Below is a new course offering for 2018W.  A course syllabus will be posted later in the summer on the IRES website. RES 500E: Exploring the food-water-energy-nexus Instructor: Mark Johnson Day/Time: Tuesdays 2:00pm – 5:00pm Location: TBA Enrollment: Graduate Students (or advanced undergraduates with instructor approval and completed G+PS form) Description Feeding one billion […]

AFN Housing and Infrastructure

June 15 2018 Senior Policy Analyst posting for AFN Housing and Infrastructure Sector: http://www.afn.ca/job/senior-policy-analyst-housing-water/ Deadline: June 29th 12pm EDT Policy Analyst posting for AFN Housing and Infrastructure Sector: http://www.afn.ca/job/policy-analyst-housing-infrastructure/ Deadline: Open until filled, apply ASAP