May 11, 2021: Denver Post mentioned a research initiative by UBC and Foundations for Social Change, where Dr. Jiaying Zhao led the research team, that found a positive impact of giving direct cash transfers to homeless individuals.
Dr. Gunilla Öberg will be one of five panelists discussing analytical approaches, challenges and future directions of EDC exposure. The webinar is hosted by Society of Toxicology of Canada (STC) and in partnership with Centre intersectoriel d'analyse des perturbateurs endocriniens (ICEDA).
Join Prof. Leila Harris for the Water Politics Week (May 17-21, 2021), which offers public lectures by renowned scholars on water politics, and a PhD/Master course! The Water Politics week will take place in an online format.
April 28, 2021: Balsher Singh Sidhu, PhD student at IRES, gave comments about groundwater depletion in India and said small farmers spend increasingly more money to pump water for their crops and this is widening inequity.
When communicating about climate change, the same information that draws the attention of certain groups can fail to pique the attention of others. For Wyoming Public Media, Dr. Jiaying Zhao explains that “a fact like ‘2020 was the hottest year in history, tied with 2016’ … is going to draw the attention of liberals but […]
April 8, 2021: Livekindly quoted Dr. Jiaying Zhao about her research on attentional and perceptual biases of climate change. Her study suggests framing the consequences of climate change to align with a specific group’s values and cognitive processes.
March 30, 2021: Dr. Amanda Giang explains to The Tyee that smell is incredibly personal and can impact well-being. Her comments add to the perennial concerns raised by residents of Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood.
A group of Canadian environmental psychologists including Dr. Jiaying Zhao who study climate change and human behaviour have collaborated to write a position paper for the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). The position paper draws on psychological science to inform how Canada needs to respond to its changing climate.
Join us for a conversation with Wes Jackson, author Robert Jensen, Dr. Hannah Wittman, and Dr. M.V. Ramana about the ideas to advance sustainable agriculture and the other changes necessary to effectively address climate change.
As part of the RES510 project with Dr. Leila Harris, the Women x Climate Studio: An Art-Sharing Event is a virtual art exhibit and art-sharing space, where RES students will provide a platform for women and non-binary artists to share their art related to climate change.
This Earth Week, join Dr. David Boyd and 18 other speakers from around the world for a new TV program, Global Goals for Nature, Climate & People, airing April 20th on EarthX, to explore how can we build an equitable, carbon neutral, and nature positive future.
Join us for the Richard Murphy Memorial Lecture with Dr. Leila M. Harris about a decade of work on everyday processes and politics related to water (and sanitation) infrastructure, conditions and access in underserved communities of Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South Africa.
Dr. Navin Ramankutty will be one of six panelists examining plant health and agriculture from a “One Health” approach—a collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary perspective that recognizes the health of people, animals, plants and their environments as all closely connected.