IRES Seminar Series

The IRES Seminar Series showcases the research of our graduate students, faculty and guests.  There are also monthly professional development seminars.  The seminars run every Thursday during the Winter Session (September to April) from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in AERL Theatre (room 120). The AERL building (Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory) is located on 2202 Main Mall at UBC Vancouver. Our IRES Series are open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

 

Select seminar videos are available for viewing here.

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IRES Seminar Series resumes Thursday, September 6


Photo Credit: Alejandra Echeverri, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

September 6, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Charlie Wilson
(first seminar for Term 1)


Charlie Wilson, an IRES alum, and a current research in the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research will be speaking on "Transforming Energy Demand to Meet the 1.5°C Climate Target and Sustainable Development Goals Without Negative Emission Technologies" Read More

September 13, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Julia Baird (Brock University)


Julia Baird, Assistant Professor at Brock University, will present on the "Understandings of water resource systems through a resilience lens" Read More

September 20, 2018: IRES Student Seminar
Speaker: Johnnie Manson and Rainer Lempert


We will be hearing presentations from Johnnie Manson, a PhD student and Rainer Lempert, MSc student. ******************************************************************************************************** Photo Credit: Graham McDowell, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

September 27, 2018: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************   Photo Credit: Helina Jolly, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

October 4, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: David Boyd


David Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment and environmental lawyer, will be presenting on "The Right to Breathe Clean Air:  Catalyst for Change?" Read More

October 11, 2018: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Abhishek Kar and Zachary Sherker


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************   More information coming soon…   Photo Credit: Robin Harder, Postdoc Fellow at IRES Read More

October 18, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Robin Harder


Robin Harder, a postdoctoral fellow at IRES, will be presenting. More info on his talk soon. Read More

October 25, 2018: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: Justin Ritchie


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************       Photo Credit: Susanna Klassen, IRES PhD Student Read More

November 1, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Amanda Giang


Amanda Giang, an IRES Assistant Professor, will be presenting. More info on her talk coming soon. Read More

November 8, 2018: IRES Student Seminar
Speakers: Nathan Bendriem and second speaker TBA


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************   Nathan Bendriem M. Sc Candidate  Bio:  Nathan grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee in the valley of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  His interests in marine life started from reading books and watching documentaries as a […] Read More

November 15, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Sheryl Lightfoot


Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics and Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science with be presenting. More info on her talk soon. Read More

November 22, 2018: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Madison Stevens, IRES PhD Student Read More

November 29, 2018: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Matthew Mitchell
(last seminar for Term 1)


Matthew Mitchell, an NSERC postdoc with IRES, will be presenting on "Managing landscapes for people and nature at multiple spatial scales." Read More

January 3, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD
(first seminar for Term 2)


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Robin Harder, Postdoc Fellow at IRES Read More

January 10, 2019: IRES Student Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************       Photo Credit: Ivana Zelenika, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

January 17, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD


  IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Ivana Zelenika, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

January 24, 2019: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************         Photo Credit: Alejandra Echeverri, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

January 31, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Graham McDowell, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

February 7, 2019: IRES Student Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Graham McDowell, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

February 14, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Mahek Bhandal from flickr/ Creative Commons Read More

February 21, 2019: No Seminar due to Reading Week


No Seminar due to Reading Week     Photo Credit: Ivana Zelenika, IRES PhD Candidate Read More

February 28, 2019: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Madison Stevens, IRES PhD Student Read More

March 7, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************             Photo Credit: Robin Harder, Postdoc Fellow at IRES Read More

March 14, 2019: IRES Student Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************               Photo Credit: Rocio Lopez, IRES PhD Student Read More

March 21, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: Ron Stewart (University of Manitoba)


Ron Stewart from University of Manitoba will be presenting on climate/ weather extremes in a changing climate. While focusing on the physics aspect, Ron will also include societal impacts and adaptation measures. Read More

March 28, 2019: IRES Professional Development Seminar
Speaker: TBD


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************             Photo Credit: Madison Stevens, IRES PhD Student Read More

April 4, 2019: IRES Faculty Seminar
Speaker: TBD
(last seminar for Term 2)


IRES Seminar Series Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (every Thursday) Location: AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall *********************************************************************************           Photo Credit: Susanne Nilsson from flickr/ Creative Commons   Read More

April 11, 2019: IRES Student Symposium


The IRES Student Symposium showcases research done by our Masters and PhD students.   Photo Credit: from openclipart.org       Read More