Seminar Series

February 23, 2023: No Seminar This Week

February 23, 2023: No Seminar This Week

There is no IRES Seminar on November 10 due to the Midterm Break (Feb 20 to 24, 2023).

February 9, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Sumeet Gulati

February 9, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Sumeet Gulati

Join Dr. Sumeet Gulati to learn about his research on the relationship between forest clearing and fatal human elephant conflict in India.

February 16, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Erika Gavenus and Shuoqi Ren

February 16, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Erika Gavenus and Shuoqi Ren

Join IRES PhD Candidate Erika Gavenus for her talk comparing historical and contemporary salmon harvest rates and MSc Student Shuoqi Ren’s presentation about urban environmental justice!

December 7, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Evelyn Arriagada Oyarzún and Jumi Gogoi (Last seminar in Term 1)

December 7, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Evelyn Arriagada Oyarzún and Jumi Gogoi (Last seminar in Term 1)

Talk titles:

1. Women+ counter-mapping hydrosocial territories: activists’ practices of knowledge co-production in the Chiloé archipelago (southern Chile) and,

2. Developing a field-scale crop yield prediction model using satellite and environmental data

November 23, 2023: IRES Professional Development Seminar with Jackie Lerner

November 23, 2023: IRES Professional Development Seminar with Jackie Lerner

This presentation will be a frank exploration of careers in environmental consulting. IRES Alumnus Dr. Jackie Lerner has been a consultant to industry and to municipal, Indigenous, provincial, territorial, and federal governments for over twenty-five years. Most of her work has related to the environmental assessment of large resource development projects in Canada: primarily mining and energy projects in British Columbia.

November 16, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with James Connolly

November 16, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with James Connolly

How do land-use-based climate strategies reorder the local geography of risk for urban residents? In this talk, Connolly argues that the answer to this question is more complicated than the one commonly presented in public discourse.

Seminar Cancelled — November 9, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Lindah Ddamba and Tatiana Chamorro-Vargas

Seminar Cancelled — November 9, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Lindah Ddamba and Tatiana Chamorro-Vargas

Talk titles: 1. Energy Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of the Factors Inhibiting Accelerated Progress, and;

2. Revealing the pathways to scale up agricultural transformation: Factors influencing adoption of Silvo pastoral systems in Colombia

November 2, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Jonathan Foley

November 2, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Jonathan Foley

Dr. Jonathan Foley is the Executive Director of Project Drawdown, and next Thursday he’ll show us how the Drawdown Roadmap charts a path to accelerate climate solutions before it’s too late.

January 26, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Astrida Neimanis and Jennifer Hamilton

January 26, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Astrida Neimanis and Jennifer Hamilton

Join Dr. Astrida Neimanis and Dr. Jennifer Hamilton as they talk about the feminist concept of weathering.

October 26, 2023: IRES Professional Development Seminar with Tom Green

October 26, 2023: IRES Professional Development Seminar with Tom Green

We’re joined by the Senior Climate Policy Adviser for the David Suzuki Foundation, Tom Green! His talk will cover how the ecological economics perspective can inform education, advocacy and policy.