Seminar Videos

November 16, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speaker: Jeannette Armstrong


Photo credit: Mark Kao from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

November 9, 2017: IRES Student Seminar
Speaker: Ghazal Ebrahimi (RES PhD Candidate)


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October 19, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speaker: John Reganold


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October 12, 2017: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Adrian Semmelink and Elaine Hsiao


Photo Credit: Chris Luczkow from flickr/ Creative Commons Read More

September 21, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Hope in the Anthropocene Series
Speaker: Mary Galvin


Photo credit: Steven Conry from flickr/ Creative Commons Read More

September 14, 2017: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Ivana Zelenika and Lucy Rodina


Photo credit: Mark Kao from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

September 7, 2017: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Simon Goring
University of Wisconsin


The first IRES Seminar for the 2017/2018 Winter Session! Photo credit: Joshua Mayer from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

April 13, 2017: IRES Student Symposium
Seminar Videos are now available


The IRES Student Symposium showcases the research of our graduate students. Photo credit: Andy Morffew from flickr/Creative Commons Read More

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


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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

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