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New IRES Adjuct Professor – Rustam Sengupta

New IRES Adjuct Professor – Rustam Sengupta

We are please to welcome Rustam Sengupta as a new IRES Adjunct Professor!   BIO: Rustam Sengupta is a renewable energy entrepreneur, impact investor and subject matter expert with extensive research experience of over a decade in sustainable social enterprise design, rooftop solar and renewable energy access. He has an expertise in identifying, designing and analysing strategies that […]

Mark Johnson and Kai Chan win 2017 UBC Faculty Research Awards

Mark Johnson and Kai Chan win 2017 UBC Faculty Research Awards

IRES faculty members Mark Johnson and Kai Chan are recipients of 2017 UBC Faculty Research Awards!  UBC water sustainability expert Mark Johnson has been awarded the university’s Charles A. McDowell award for excellence in pure or applied scientific research by a young faculty member. Kai Chan was selected for a UBC Killam Research Fellowship. Winners of Faculty […]

SESYNC Symposium – apply to present and attend

February 1 2018 Boundary Spanning: Advances in Socio-Environmental Systems Research An International Symposium   The ​National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center  (SESYNC) in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Resources for the Future (RFF), and University of Maryland (UMD) is convening an international symposium June 11-13, 2018 in Annapolis, MD, to bring together leaders, emerging scholars, and other […]

The Geneva Challenge 2018: Advancing Development Goals International Contest

February 1 2018 This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Climate Change”. http://graduateinstitute.ch/TheGenevaChallenge The 2018 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and is supported by Kofi Annan, the high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among […]