UBC Library Research Commons | Upcoming Events in May 2018

May Focus: Enjoying the Rhythm of Summer Being on campus in the summer is a special time—there is both an energy and a calm which offers a chance for us to increase our focus on the most important things we are working on. To this end, it is the perfect time to join us at […]

Survey on Collaborative Research Experience

May 22 2018 The Mountain Sentinels collaborative network (mountainsentinels.org) is working to understand the most important activities and the most significant barriers to success common across collaborative research projects worldwide. We developed a survey to gather insights from both researchers and practitioners with collaborative experience across all systems (not just mountains).    We are offering […]

Introducing a new British Ecological Society journal ­People and Nature

May 22 2018 People and Nature – a journal of relational thinking. If you’ve been looking for a deeply interdisciplinary, rigorous, open-access journal at the intersection of people and nature, look no further. People and Nature is just that, free of particular conceptual frameworks and the trappings of the big profit-seeking publishers. Opening for submissions soon! […]

Sustainability and Development Conference November 9-11 2018

May 22 2018 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE November 9-11, 2018 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI   Sustainable development, as a concept and call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and guarantee human well-being, is perhaps the greatest challenge facing humanity. The complexity of the meanings of sustainable development have […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2nd World Symposium on Sustainability Science: Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals- Curitiba, Brazil, 1st-3rd April 2019

May 22 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS: 2nd World Symposium on Sustainability Science: Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals- Curitiba, Brazil, 1st-3rd April 2019 The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, held on 25 to 27 September 2015 in New York, adopted the post-2015 development agenda and a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are outlined in […]

Sign up for UBC FISH 507: Grand Challenges in Ocean Leadership

May 18, 2018 We at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF) are excited to offer FISH 507: Grand Challenges in Ocean Leadership for the 2018/19 academic year. Feel free to email any questions to ocean.leaders@ubc.ca. Click here for the course description. Grand Challenges in Ocean Leadership helps students gain the skills and knowledge necessary […]

Upcoming UBC G+PS Workshops and Opportunities

Anne Krook will be coming to UBC next Tuesday, May 22nd for: The Vivien M Srivastava Lecture 2018: The Non-Academic Job Search for Graduate Students and Postdocs Tues, May 22 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Locations: Theatre 1, Life Sciences Institute @UBC Point Grey Campus (In-person session) CHAN 2111, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute […]

Decolonizing Water – Funded Graduate Studentships September 2018

April 27 2018   FUNDED STUDENTSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR SEPTEMBER 2018 We have two funded graduate studentships available at UBC and our partner organizations We are currently welcoming applications with research interests in any of the following: Sustainable water governance Indigenous law Settler colonialism and resource industries Critical political economy Political ecology Community based research Collaboration […]

BC Economic Atlas: data needs assessment survey

April 27 2018 Please help us improve the BC Economic Atlas! The BC Economic Atlas (BCEA) is a free, publicly available, web-based mapping application. The BCEA allows users to integrate and display economic and natural resource map layers (data) to support investment opportunity identification, business case analysis and decision-making in British Columbia. The purpose of […]

SESYNC Short Course: Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis

April 27 2018 Application Deadline: June 29, 2018 Workshop Dates: August 28-31, 2018 in Annapolis, Maryland, USA The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for the 6th Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental (S-E) Synthesis, to be held August 28-31, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland, USA. Workshop goals are to: – Energize and engage students in […]