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Outstanding Student Paper Award Winner at the AGU-Michael Lathuillière (IRES PhD Candidate)

Outstanding Student Paper Award Winner at the AGU-Michael Lathuillière (IRES PhD Candidate)

The winners of the Outstanding Student Paper Awards for the AGU (Advancing Earth and Space Science) Fall Meeting 2017 have been announced, and Michael Lathuillière (IRES PhD Candidate) was one of the recipients! His presentation was on the: Evapotranspiration measurements in rainfed and irrigated cropland illustrate trade-offs in land and water management in Southern Amazonia’s agricultural […]

Krista English (PhD Candidate) co-author of a chapter in the new Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science

Krista English (PhD Candidate) co-author of a chapter in the new Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science

Krista English (PhD Candidate) is a co-author of a chapter in the new minted Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science! Click the link below to view the book. https://www.elgaronline.com/view/9781785364419.xml “This comprehensive Handbook is aimed at both academic researchers and practitioners in the field of complexity science. The book’s 26 chapters, specially written by leading […]

Sameer Shah and Scott McKenzie (RES PhD Candidates) published an article in Macleans

Sameer Shah and Scott McKenzie (RES PhD Candidates) published an article in Macleans

An article by two of our RES PhD candidates has been republished in Maclean’s: What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about citizenship Opinion: Kaepernick’s protest, about what and who makes a team and a nation, can also be connected to environmental justice You can read the article here: http://www.macleans.ca/society/what-colin-kaepernick-can-teach-us-about-citizenship/?t=1&cn=ZmxleGlibGVfcmVjc18y&refsrc=email&iid=9e7e6933bc9044b28ee6768c4bc9aba2&uid=331810806&nid=244+272699400       Sameer Shah Sameer Shah […]

New faculty member Amanda Giang starting in IRES in January 2018!

New faculty member Amanda Giang starting in IRES in January 2018!

We are so pleased to announce that Amanda Giang will join us as a new faculty member in IRES starting January 2018! Amanda Giang http://ires.ubc.ca/person/amanda-giang/ Assistant Professor, IRES and Department of Mechanical Engineering Bio Amanda Giang’s research addresses challenges at the interface of environmental modelling and policy through an interdisciplinary lens, with a focus on air […]

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 […]

Marie Auger-Méthé (Assistant Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and Department of Statistics) becomes an IRES Faculty Associate!

Marie Auger-Méthé (Assistant Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and Department of Statistics) becomes an IRES Faculty Associate!

We are happy to announce that Marie Auger-Méthé  (Assistant Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and Department of Statistics) is a new IRES Faculty Associate! For more information on Marie please visit the following links: http://ires.ubc.ca/person/marie-auger-methe/ http://oceans.ubc.ca/marie-auger-methe/?login https://www.stat.ubc.ca/users/marie-auger-methe http://statisticalecology.weebly.com/

Scott McKenzie (RES PhD Candidate) writes a piece in The Conversation

Scott McKenzie (RES PhD Candidate) writes a piece in The Conversation

Scott McKenzie has written an article in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views, from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public. His article is Scientific information is the key to democracy. Click on link below to read. https://theconversation.com/scientific-information-is-the-key-to-democracy-88620 Photo credit: Andrea Booher/ FEMA     Bio: Scott is a PhD student in […]

Our RES Graduate Program application is open!  Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.

Our RES Graduate Program application is open!
Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.

The UBC online application system for RES September 2018 admissions is now open.  The September 2018 RES admissions deadline is January 15, 2018.  References are due January 25, 2018. Note: We do not have January admissions. _______________________________________________________________________________ The 2018 RES application procedure, admission requirements and required documents are detailed in the below link: http://ires.ubc.ca/graduate-program/prospective-students/how-to-apply/ For the […]

January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC

January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC

This month, it’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) at UBC   Through this month-long series of events, everyone is encouraged to join the conversation that’s happening in the media, in our communities, and around the world. The goal of SAAM is to raise awareness and understanding about sexual assault and what we can do to […]