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2019/2020 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) Program Award Recipient: Jo Fitzgibbons

2019/2020 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) Program Award Recipient: Jo Fitzgibbons

  Congratulations to Jo Fitzgibbons, a 2019/2020 recipient of the Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral (CGS D) program!   About the Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral  (CGS D) Program: The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) Program is to promote continued excellence in Canadian research by rewarding and retaining high-calibre doctoral students at Canadian institutions. By providing […]

IRES Graduate Students on the Global Climate Strike

IRES Graduate Students on the Global Climate Strike

On September 27th, 2019, students, staff, and faculty members from the UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) participated in the Global Climate Strike. The department’s Statement of Support for the Global Climate Strike can be found here. UBC IRES Students began the day by making posters out of reused pizza boxes, attending the […]

Kai Chan Named One of Canada’s Clean50 for 2020

Kai Chan Named One of Canada’s Clean50 for 2020

Kai Chan is a Clean16 Honouree for 2020. The 2020 Clean16 are truly the leaders of the leaders in sustainability in Canada. www.clean50.com. Kai coordinated an international team of experts on a ground-breaking analysis of the ways forward, culminating in the “Pathways” chapter of the UN Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and […]

SESSIONAL LECTURER/POST-DOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW OPPORTUNITY

SESSIONAL LECTURER/POST-DOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW OPPORTUNITY

  The Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability invites applications for the position of sessional lecturer/ post-doctoral teaching fellow for the January – April 2020 period to teach an undergraduate course focusing on an introduction to sustainability. The salary range for this position will depend on qualifications and experience.  Applicants must hold a PhD (or […]

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report: The Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report: The Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

UBC IRES PhD candidate, Graham McDowell, a Contributing Author for the IPCC Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate’s High Mountain Areas’ chapter.   The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in […]

UBC ecologist honored by American Museum of Natural History

UBC ecologist honored by American Museum of Natural History

UBC ecologist Claire Kremen has been awarded an honorary degree by the American Museum of Natural History.   Claire Kremen, a UBC ecologist and biologist whose research involves reconciling agricultural land use with biodiversity conservation, has been awarded an honorary degree by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH).   Kremen received the degree Doctor […]

Congratulations to the September 2019 Graduates!

Congratulations to the September 2019 Graduates!

Congratulations to our RES & RMES September 2019 Graduates! Sending you all of our best wishes! If you wish to check out the graduate theses & dissertations, click here. Nayadeth Arriagada (MA) Supervisor: David Boyd Poushali Maji (PhD) Supervisors: Milind Kandlikar Marco Vazquez Perez (MSc) Supervisor: Gunilla Oberg and Daniel Steel Sean Smillie (MSc) Supervisor: […]

UBC IRES – Statement of Support for Global Climate Strike

UBC IRES – Statement of Support for Global Climate Strike

September 20, 2019 The Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability dedicates its teaching and research to solving critical sustainability challenges. Our research is fundamentally linked to the search for climate solutions and we are deeply committed to climate research and education. We recognize the need for a drastic shift in public policy to combat the growing threat of climate change and […]

2019/2020 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program Award Recipients

2019/2020 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2019/2020 recipients of the Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) program! About the Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program: The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high […]

Congratulations Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Award Winner Stephen Chignell

Congratulations Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Award Winner Stephen Chignell

Congratulations to Stephen Chignell for recieving the the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS).