2019

You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action

You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action

You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action Join us for a dialogue about the collective climate action needed in BC and learn more about current youth-led and provincial government-led climate initiatives. Hear directly from young leaders in Metro Vancouver and the Government of British Columbia about what they are doing to take […]

Tainted Water Investigative Event Launch – November 20th, 2019

Tainted Water Investigative Event Launch – November 20th, 2019

Join the UBC School of Journalism to learn more about the Tainted Water project Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Time: 4:30 – 6:00 PM Location: Sing Tao Building 6388 Crescent Road, UBC, Vancouver We are pleased to invite you to the event launch of Tainted Water (#TaintedH2O), an investigation on the quality of Canadian tap water. […]

The Challenge of Strengthening the Social and Environmental Performance of the Mining Industry

The Challenge of Strengthening the Social and Environmental Performance of the Mining Industry

Mining and Minerals Extraction in a New Global Landscape Seminar Series Date: November 20th, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: FSC 1005, Forestry Science Centre, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Join this inaugural cross campus seminar series, Mining and Minerals Extraction in a New Global Landscape, for the first seminar in the series, Mining […]

A Conversation, a Concert and Spill: Radio at the Belkin

A Conversation, a Concert and Spill: Radio at the Belkin

A Conversation on the Role of Political Art Today with Ulrich Reimkasten and T’ai Smith When: Thursday, November 14 at 2:30 pm As part of three events commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, German artist Ulrich Reimkasten and UBC Art History professor T’ai Smith will consider questions relating to political […]

Geoengineering Coastlines: From Accidental to Intentional?

Geoengineering Coastlines: From Accidental to Intentional?

Geoengineering Coastlines: From Accidental to Intentional? When: November 27, 2019 3:00 – 5:00 PM Where: Peter Wall Institute Seminar Room, 6331 Crescent Road, Vancouver BC Please join Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar Sathya Gopalakrishnan for a lecture titled Geoengineering Coastlines: From Accidental to Intentional. In the talk, Prof. Gopalakrishnan will discuss the spatial interconnectedness of coastal management in […]

November 8 Info Session: JSPS Fellowships for Research in Japan

November 8 Info Session: JSPS Fellowships for Research in Japan

Information Session with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the largest research-funding agency in Japan. It operates under the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Funding opportunities are available to most fields (social-science, humanities, STEM, multi-disciplinary) for research at all Japanese […]

MFRE Speaker Series: Dr. Mukesh Eswaran, UBC Vancouver School of Economics – November 1, 2019

MFRE Speaker Series: Dr. Mukesh Eswaran, UBC Vancouver School of Economics – November 1, 2019

Why is Justice So Elusive for Women Who Survive Sexual Assault? We would like to extend the invitation to our Speaker Series events. Every week, experts within the “Food and Resource Economics” realm come to talk to the students about their area of knowledge. Everyone is welcome, so please distribute it as you deem appropriate. […]

Clean Energy BC’s Generate 2019 Conference

Clean Energy BC’s Generate 2019 Conference

Generate 2019: Electrification Right Here, Right Now Date: November 6th – 8th Location: Hyatt Regency in downtown Vancouver Clean Energy BC will be hosting the annual Generate 2019 fall conference, that attracts hundreds of attendees. This event is bringing together today’s thought and action leaders who are on the cutting edge of BC’s drive towards decarbonization. We […]

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Location: FNH Room 40 | 2205 East Mall, Vancouver BC Join author Timothy A. Wise in a conversation with Dr. Jennifer Clapp and Sophia Murphy about concentrated economic power in the world’s food systems. In […]

The Amazon Forest is Screaming | Seminar

The Amazon Forest is Screaming | Seminar

Ninawa Huni Kui, The Amazon forest is screaming Date: November 18, 2019 Time: PCOH Ballroom, Ponderosa Building, UBC Location: 4 – 6:30 PM Record breaking forest fires, irreversible bio-diversity loss, exponential deforestation, atypical floods, droughts, and extreme weather, toxic substances in the soil and the water, harmful carbon trading practices, illegal invasions of protected territories… […]