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Summer term 1 course: PLAN 548Z – Food Systems Policy, People and Planet

March 29 2018 Food System Policy, People and Planet PLAN 548Z | May 3 thru June 14 Credit hours (2) Thursdays   Advancing food systems planning and policy is an essential tool for achieving sustainable development at local and global levels. This course is open to UBC students interested in exploring how ecology, agriculture, community […]

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships – IRES deadline: Monday April 9 @ 9:00am

March 29 2018 Please see below for the Call for Nominations for the Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships, which may be of interest, if eligible.  The IRES deadline to submit complete applications to the RES Graduate office is Monday April 9 @ 9:00am. Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and research, […]

Les Lavkulich and Freda Pagani Awards – IRES deadline: Monday April 9 @ 9:00am

March 29 2018 This is a call for nominations for the Les Lavkulich and Freda Pagani Awards.    Please note that this is a call for nominations for the 2017W academic year; only full-time registered RES students in the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible for these awards.   Faculty members may nominate one student for each award. It does not have to […]

Workshop: Make your research more available through MarXiv!

March 29 2018   Speaker: Juliano Palacios Abrantes PhD. Student, Changing Oceans Research Unit, IOF April 4, 2018, 12 noon – 1pm Hakai Node (Rm. 216, 2202 Main Mall, AERL UBC) MarXiv offers a way to increase access to pay-walled academic literature in a legal manner. This is especially important for universities, and institutions in […]


RENEWABLE CITIES INTERNSHIP & MEDIA Summer 2018 internship: We’re looking to hire a Community Renewable Natural Gas Analyst. The candidate must be a returning student at one of the following institutions: Simon Fraser University; University of British Columbia; University of Northern British Columbia; or University of Victoria. Renewable Cities

Zia Mehrabi (IRES Postdoc) has correspondence published in Nature!

Zia Mehrabi (IRES Postdoc) has correspondence published in Nature!

Zia Mehrabi, an IRES Postdoc has a correspondence published in Nature! To view the correspondence click here:   Zia Mehrabi Bio Zia Mehrabi is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at IRES, with adjunct positions in The Liu institute for Global Studies & The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. He obtained an undergraduate degree in […]

Lund University, Sweden – Post-Doc: Great Social Challenges

March 28 2018 For more information: Lund University, Sweden – Post-Doc: Great Social Challenges To be appointed as a postdoc requires a PhD in any of the following research subjects offered at the Faculty of Social Sciences: Communication and Media Studies, Education, Gender Studies, Human Ecology, Human or Economic Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Service Studies, […]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Planning at SFU

March 28 2018 The School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) and the Resource and Environmental Planning Program at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Planning. It is desirable that applicants have at least one of their degrees from an accredited planning school and […]

BioTAP workshop April 10 “Best Teaching Practices”

March 28 2018 Our last BioTAP session of the school year will be on Best Teaching Practices. This session will focus on presentation of documented ‘Best Practices’ and will include evidence in support of ‘Best Practices’. TAs will share teaching strategies and practices they found effective, and consider new strategies that they can adopt in their […]

Mitacs Internship Info Session

March 28 2018 Registration will open Monday, Mar 26th at 9:00 AM for: Mitacs Internship Info Session – this session will provide an overview of the Accelerate program and includes panelists who will share their experiences with internships. Wed, April 4 | 4:30 – 6:30 pm @Irving K. Barber Learning Centre For details and to […]