Seminar Videos

April 6, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speakers: Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie
(Last IRES Seminar for Term 2)


This is a joint presentation with Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie. Photo credit: Moyan Brenn from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

March 30, 2017: IRES Special Seminar
Speaker: Claire Kremen
University of California Berkeley


A special IRES Seminar. Photo credit: Matthew Smith from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

March 23, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Bejoy Thomas


This is a joint event with UBC IRES and UBC Farm. Photo credit: Photo credit: ACCUWa project team Read More

March 16, 2017: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Sophia Murphy and Mollie Chapman


Two RES PhD Candidates will be presenting. Photo credit: Edna Winti from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

March 2, 2017: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speakers: Tara Stephens-Kyte, Leonora Crema and Kai Chan


Photo credit: Thomas Chung from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

February 16, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Amanda Rodewald, Cornell University


This is joint event with UBC IRES and UBC Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Photo credit: Amanda Rodewald. Read More

February 9, 2017: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Anna Schuhbauer and Guillaume Peterson St-Laurent


Two RES PhD Candidates will be presenting. Photo credit: Laura Blankenship from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

February 2, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Simon Donner


Simon Donner is a Faculty Associate in IRES. Photo credit: Graham McDowell. Read More

January 26, 2017: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: Eileen Delehanty Pearkes


Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has a new book out - A River Captured: the Columbia River Treaty and Catastrophic Change. Photo credit: Eileen Delehanty Pearkes. Read More

January 19, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Milind Kandlikar


IRES Faculty Milind Kandlikar will be presenting. Photo credit: Global Panorama from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

January 5, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Zia Mehrabi (first seminar for Term 2)


The first IRES Seminar for Term 2. Photo credit: Jill Guerra. Read More

December 1, 2016: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speakers: Mark Johnson, Navin Ramankutty, and Jiaying Zhao (last seminar for Term 1)


The IRES Seminar Series runs every Thursday during the Winter Session. This is the last seminar for Term 1. The next seminar will be on January 5, 2017. Photo credit: Graham McDowell. Read More

November 17, 2016: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Michiko Namazu and Jason Brown


RES PhD Candidates Michiko Namazu and Jason Brown are presenting. Photo credit: Myriam Khalfallah. Read More

November 3, 2016: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speakers: Kai Chan, Hadi Dowlatabadi & Hannah Wittman


Three IRES faculty are presenting today. Photo credit: Mahbub Islam from flickr/Creative Commons. Read More

October 24, 2016: IRES Special Seminar
Speaker: Alex Davis (Carnegie Mellon University)


Location changed to AERL 107/108. Photo credit: Fe Ilya from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

October 20, 2016: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Jeff Scott and Jonathan Taggart


RES MSc student Jeff Scott and RES PhD Candidate Jonathan Taggart will be presenting. Photo credit: Trevor Wilson from flickr/Creative Commons. Read More

October 13, 2016: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Gunilla Öberg


IRES faculty member Gunilla Öberg presenting on October 13. Photo Credit: Gunilla Öberg/Artist Dino Pai Read More

October 6, 2016: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speakers: Sophia Murphy, Kirsten Dales and Conor Reynolds


This seminar will have 3 panelists. Photo credit: Audrey from flickr/Creative Commons. Read More

September 29, 2016: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Peter Klein


Peter Klein is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and an Associate Professor in the UBC Graduate School of Journalism. Photo credit: Pete O'Shea from flickr/Creative Commons. Read More

September 22, 2016: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Aaron Moguin and Sara Elder


RES MA student Aaron Moguin and RES PhD Candidate Sara Elder will be presenting. Photo credit: ohbernadine from flickr/Creative Commons. Read More

September 15, 2016: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Daniel Karp (first seminar for Term 1)


Daniel Karp is Killam Postdoctoral Fellow in IRES. Photo credit: Jill Guerra. Read More

April 14, 2016: IRES/RES Student Symposium


IRES/RES Student Symposium Time: 1pm – 4:30pm Location: AERL Theatre (main floor), 2202 Main Mall (BBQ and Cash Bar afterwards from 4:30pm to 8pm) This event showcases the research done by our current RES Master and PhD students. [Photo Credit: Jonathan Taggart] Speakers: Simon Harding, PhD Candidate – no video available Alicia Speratti, PhD Candidate […] Read More

April 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture
Leila Harris


Leila Harris on “Assessing States, Differentiating Citizens: Perspectives on water services and evolving state-society relations in Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South Africa”. Read More

March 17, 2016: Student Lecture
Maery Kaplan-Hallam & Jill Guerra


[Photo Credit: www.menghongkoh.wordpress.com] Read More

March 10, 2016: Faculty Lecture
Jessica Dempsey


Jessica Dempsey will be a new professor in UBC Geography starting January 2016. Read More

February 25, 2016: Professional Development Seminar
Juanita Sundberg


Juanita Sundberg, UBC Associate Professor from the Department of Geography, will be speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: juanitasundberg.wordpress.com] Read More

February 11, 2016: Student Lecture
Ian Theaker


RMES MSc student Ian Theaker will be speaking on 'Apartment Energy Costs and GHG Emissions Data - Do Buyers Care?' [Photo Credit: kanada.ahk.de] Read More

February 4, 2016: Guest Lecture
Julian Yates


Julian Yates on "Between metaphor and practice: environmental governance and the decolonial option in the Peruvian Andes". Read More

January 14, 2016: Student Lecture
Nicole Wilson & Allison Franko


IRES Seminar Series presents to you the research of Nicole Wilson, a PhD Candidate, and Allison Franko, a MSc student. Read More

January 7, 2016: Faculty Lecture
John Beatty (First Seminar for Term 2)


John Beatty on "The Ambiguity of Consensus". Read More

November 24, 2015: Guest Lecture
Hugh Possingham


Dr. Hugh Possingham from The University of Queensland will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate from UBC during the November 2015 graduation convocation. [Photo Credit: www.couriermail.com.au] Read More

November 17, 2015: Guest Lecture
Takayoshi Kusago


Takayoshi Kusago, a Visiting Professor, on "A story of Minamata’s revitalization: a shift from industrial pollution and social divisions to environmental model city". [Photo Credit: www.historico.aen.pr.gov.br] Read More

November 10, 2015: Student Lecture
Ivana Zelenika & Lisa Westerhoff


PhD Candidates Ivana on "Sustainability through Practice: Examining Waste Diversion Efforts, Barriers and Solutions" and Lisa on "City Stories: From narrative to practice in Vancouver’s Olympic Village". Read More

October 6, 2015: Guest Lecture
Mark Jaccard


Mark Jaccard is a professor at SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management. [Photo Credit: nsb.com/speakers/mark-jaccard/] Read More

September 29, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Villy Christensen


Villy Christensen on where the ecosystem modeling is heading, and his own current and coming activities and research interests. [Photo Credit: aaas.ubc.ca] Read More

September 22, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Sara Shneiderman


Sara Shneiderman, an Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Institute of Asian Research at UBC, will be speaking on Tues, Sept 22. [Photo Credit: Sara Shneiderman] Read More

June 9, 2015: Special Student Seminar
Yaron Cohen and Alejandra Echeverri


RMES Master students Yaron Cohen and Alejandra Echeverri will be presenting at the IRES Tuesday Seminar Series. Read More

May 20, 2015: Special Guest Seminar
Ika Darnhofer


This seminar is co-hosted by IRES Seminar Series and "Global Food Dialogues" lecture series. Cartoon by Simon Kneebone. Read More

April 16, 2015: IRES Student Symposium


The IRES 2014-2015 Student Symposium will feature 6 presenters: Sameer Shah, Phil Torio, Jordan Graesser, Anne-Mareike Chu, Johnnie Manson, and Mollie Chapman. Please click on the title to RSVP. [Photo Credit: http://www.trade.gov] Read More

April 7, 2015: Guest Lecture
Madjid Mohseni


Dr. Madjid Mohseni, presents "Drinking Water Issues in Small and Rural Communities: Is There a Solution?" [Photo credit: http://www.innovation.ca] Read More

March 31, 2015: Professional Development Seminar
Greg Scott, Kerri McKenzie, and Joel Mertens


Learn about sustainability in the textile and design industry. Read More

March 10, 2015: Guest Lecture
Andrew DeWit


Andrew DeWit presents "Toyama and the Resilience Dividend in Japan." Read More

February 24, 2015: Guest Lecture
Liese Coulter


Liese Coulter presents "Here and now: Talking about the future to adapt to climate change." Read More

February 10, 2015: Student Lecture
Verena Seufert and Emily Anderson


Verena Seufert will present on organic agriculture and Emily Anderson will discuss 'market' participation for environment and development. Read More

November 25, 2014: Guest Lecture
Robin Gregory


Robin Gregory will discuss 10 areas in which current impact assessments of energy developments are deficient and suggest ways to improve. Read More

November 18, 2014: Student Lecture
Rosie Simms and Sarah Klain


Rosie Simms presents "“Water is the basis of everything:” First Nations and the shifting water governance landscape of British Columbia" and Sarah Klain presents "Bird killer, industrial intruder or essential clean energy contributor? Towards anticipating perceived risks from offshore renewable energy development." Read More

November 4, 2014: Guest Lecture
Navin Ramankutty


In this talk Dr. Navin Ramankutty will examine the debate regarding the balancing of food production and environmental conservation. Read More

October 14, 2014: Guest Lecture
Nate Hagens


This talk synthesizes the energy and natural resource drivers of modern economies, environmental constraints, and human behavioral underpinnings to a world in overshoot. How the academy, students and individuals respond to our interconnected challenges is an important part of the move towards a (more) sustainable long term arrangement with humans and nature. Read More

October 7, 2014: Guest Lecture
Natasha Affolder


IRES Faculty Associate, Natasha Affolder, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law. Her talk will provides an unorthodox account of environmental law-making. Read More

September 30, 2014: Student Lecture
Matthew Taccogna & Andrés Cisneros


Two RMES students presenting at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: wall.alphacoders.com] Read More

September 23, 2014: Guest Lecture
George Hoberg


Our IRES Seminar Series guest speaker is George Hoberg from the Faculty of Forestry. Read More

September 16, 2014: Professional Development Seminar
Rosanne Kyle


Rosanne Kyle: Principal, JFK Law Corporation, Vancouver BC. Read More

April 10, 2014: RMES Student Symposium


UBC Resource Management and Environmental Studies (RMES) Master and PhD students discussing their research. [Photo Credit: Tee Lim] Read More

March 25, 2014
Student Led Professional Development Lecture
James Casey & Aarti Khosla: World Wildlife Fund Canada


There is also a Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Friday, March 28, 2014 with James Casey. Read More

March 11, 2014: Guest Lecture
Chintan Jani


New IRES Post-Doc at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. Read More

March 4, 2014: Student Lecture
Angela Eykelbosh & Kieran Findlater


PhD Candidates at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: Lisa Westerhoff] Read More

February 11, 2014: Guest Lecture
Brett Eaton


Associate Professor in Geography at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. Read More

February 4, 2014: Student Lecture
Danika Kleiber & Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor


PhD candidates at the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: Jordan Tam] Read More

January 28, 2014: Guest Lecture
Jordi Honey-Rosés


Assistant Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. [Photo Credit: Lucy Rodina] Read More

January 21, 2014
Student Led Professional Development Lecture
Lara Rosenoff Gauvin


Lara is from the Lobby Gallery at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia. Read More

January 14, 2014: Guest Lecture
Crystal Tremblay


SHHRC Post Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. Read More

January 7, 2014: Student Lecture
Ther Aung


PhD student at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia speaking at the IRES Seminar Series. Read More

IRES Seminar Series – Sarah BurchIRES Seminar Series – Sarah Burch

IRES Seminar Series – Sean SmulkerIRES Seminar Series – Sean Smulker

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar with Paul TeehanBrown Bag Lunch Seminar with Paul Teehan