Year 2015

January 20, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Mark Johnson


Mark Johnson will be leading the first seminar in the Term 2 IRES Seminar Series on January 20, 2015. Read More

January 27, 2015: Guest Lecture
Caleb Behn


Caleb Behn presents "Indigenous Law as a Solution to Resource Conflict in Treaty 8." Read More

February 3, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Kai Chan


Dr. Kai Chan presents "What Do Ecosystem Services Have to Do with Sustainability? (A lot, if you look at them sideways)."  Read More

February 6, 2015: Fisheries Centre Seminar
Evelyn Pinkerton


Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton presents "The role of the moral economy in North American small-scale fisheries: confronting neoliberal policies." 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

February 24, 2015: Guest Lecture
Liese Coulter


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

March 10, 2015: Guest Lecture
Andrew DeWit


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

March 11, 2015: Professional Development Seminar
Leave No Trace


Environmental Stewardship Training with Leave No Trace. Please RSVP. [Photo Credit: Liz Williams]. Read More

March 17, 2015: Student Lecture
Kelly Sharp, Gerald Singh and Jackie Lerner


This week's seminar includes presentations by RMES students Kelly Sharp, Jackie Lerner and Gerald Singh. [Photo Credit: http://www.un.org/] Read More

March 24-30: 2015 Social Justice Centre Conference


The week long Social Justice Centre Conference 2015 will feature a series of free events exploring critical issues at UBC and abroad.  Read More

March 24, 2015: Faculty Lecture
Brian Gouge


Brian Gouge presents "Open Water Data: Unlocking the Technological Barriers to the World’s Water Information." [Photo Credit: http://www.thenewstribe.com] Read More

March, 25, 2015: Oecologies Speaker Series
Thomas Kemple


When: March 25, 5-6:30 pm Where: Coach House, Green College, UBC “Mauss’s Roundtable: Continuity and Change in the Economy of the Eco-gift” Presented by Dr. Thomas Kemple (Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia) Abstract: This talk considers the arguments of some classical sociologists from the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century concerning the relationship […] Read More

March 26, 2015: TerreWEB Seminar This Week
Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman


When: Thursday, March 26th,  3:30-4:30 pm Where: Macmillan Building, Room 260 TerreWEB Scholar Internship/Travel Funding Short Presentations Julia Amerongen Maddison Summary: Julia was funded by TerreWEB to do an internship with Area Denial Games, a Vancouver indie game company. She and her collaborators Christopher Adderley and Alex Catamo developed an educational computer game called Shroomroot, which […] Read More

March 27, 2015: Fisheries Centre Seminar
Stefan Austermuhle


“What I learned from travelling with dolphin hunters” Time: 11 am Location: AERL 120 Stefan Austermühle is a German biologist (Phillips University of Marburg) and Executive Director of the Peruvian marine conservation group Mundo Azul (Blue World). He has 30 years of experience in leadership positions in environmental and marine conservation and cetacean research from Germany and Peru. Mr Austermühle […] 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

April 1, 2015: Wall Wednesdays Afternoon Series
Diane Srivastava


When: April 1st, 4 pm-5 pm Where: University Centre, UBC Lower Level, Rm 176 Diane Srivastava presents “Contingency in Ecology” Like all sciences, ecology attempts to make general predictions. However, the predictions that ecology makes often are contingent, that is, they depend on which species, which habitat and which part of the world. This has […] 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

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 23-24, 2015: NVivo Symposium


When: April 23rd and 24th, 2015 Where: The NVivo Symposium will be held at the Vancouver campus of Simon Fraser University, in Room 1800, the Terasen Cinema. NVivo Symposium: What is it? This NVivo Symposium is a day-long event designed to bring NVivo-using researchers from SFU and UBC into contact with one another. We are very fortunate […] Read More

Rescheduled May 15, 2015: Special Seminar
Land Art Generator Initiative Presentation


Attend a special presentation by Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monoian of Land Art Generator Initiative. Rescheduled for Friday, May 15 (2pm to 3pm). Read More