IRES Professor David R. Boyd, Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, delivers a video message for the Environmental Rights Initiative in Brazil.
Join IRES on Nov. 8 for Nathan Bendriem’s talk on “Economic Analysis of Genomic Technologies used to Enhance Coho Broodstock” and Weildler Guerra Curvelo’s talk on “Wayuu Ontology: a relationship between time, Wayuu people, and the non-human world.”
Join us for an informal conversation reflecting on Gregor Robertson’s decade as Mayor of Vancouver. This event is hosted by Professor David Boyd (SPPGA and IRES) and is part of SPPGA’s Policy in Practice series.
Please welcome Navin Ramankutty, Interim Director for IRES until July 2019.
New research by Zia Mehrabi, Erle C. Ellis and Navin Ramankutty explores the “Half-Earth” project and how it would affect our food supplies.
Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Wittman on her promotion to Full Professor, effective July 1, 2018.
This August, IRES Professor David Boyd takes on the role of Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment for the UN Human Rights Council. In this Q+A, he discusses priorities for his three-year mandate, and where Canada fits into the international context.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Johnson on his promotion to Full Professor, effective July 1, 2018.
In this op-ed in The Conversation, Lucy Rodina and Kieran Findlater discuss water shortages in Cape Town and the importance of creating water-resilient cities.
Liz Williams and Kieran Findlater are the 2017/2018 recipients of the Freda Pagani Award for Outstanding Master’s Thesis and the Freda Pagani Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation