Seminar Series Video Archive 2021/2022

February 2, 2023: IRES Professional Development Seminar Series with Nivretta Thatra


Join Nivi for this workshop about science communication - on writing lay abstracts and creating a professional online presence. Read More

January 19, 2023: IRES Student Seminar with Vincent Chireh and James Wu


Join IRES PhD Candidate Vincent Chireh for his talk on water conservation in BC and MSc Student James Wu's presentation about influence of framing on solutions to environmental and social problems! Read More

January 12, 2023: IRES Faculty Seminar with Patrick Meyfroidt (First Seminar of Term 2)


Join Dr. Patrick Meyfroidt for his presentation about improving the sustainability of commodity supply chains! Read More

December 1, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Sara Knox (Last Seminar in Term 1)


Join our Faculty Speaker Sara Knox as she talks about wetlands in a changing world. Read More

November 24, 2022: IRES Student Seminar with Susanna Klassen and Taya Triffo


Join our two student speakers Susanna Klassen and Taya Triffo as they talk about agriculture and green infrastructure planning! Read More

November 17, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Sara Ghebremusse


An IRES Faculty Seminar with Sara Ghebremusse where she talks about corporate control over human rights. Read More

October 27, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Shashidharan Enarth


Join faculty speaker Shashidharan Enarth for his talk about agriculture policy reforms in India. Read More

October 20, 2022: IRES Professional Development Seminar with Chelsey Armstrong


Join Chelsey Armstrong as she talks about an archaeological perspective and anti-colonial approach to forest history. Read More

October 13, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Tim Rodgers


Join Tim Rodgers as he speaks about chemical behavior between and within cities. Read More

October 6, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Miranda Böttcher


Join faculty speaker Miranda Böttcher as she talks about assessing mCDR in Germany. Read More

September 22, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Tongli Wang


Join Faculty Speaker Tongli Wang where he talks about climate and ecological models for forest adaptation to climate change. Read More

September 15, 2022: IRES Student Seminar with Diana Bedolla López


IRES Seminar Series continues with student speaker Diana Bedolla López Read More

June 9, 2022: IRES Special Seminar with Daniel Olivares Quero


Join Professor Olivares on June 9th as he talks about "The Role of Distributed Energy Resources in the Long-Term Energy Planning in Chile: Models, Projections and Policy Implications". Read More

April 27, 2022: IRES Special Seminar with Alain Nadaï


The urgent need to prevent the worst effects of climate change and to preserve a habitable earth is widely recognized. The massive shift to non-fossil forms of energy, so-called renewables, confronts us with (new) pulsations of ecosystems (wind speed, solar radiation, ocean currents) and the need to install infrastructure in a myriad of new environments. This changes our relation to energy and the environment, and raises questions of acceptance in many countries. Read More

April 14, 2022: IRES Student Symposium


Three IRES Students talk about "Exploring a mercury mystery: Weaving Western Science and Inuvialuit Knowledge to model the drivers of mercury pollution in the Beaufort Sea food web", "Boosting understanding of lifestyle carbon emissions: Evaluating the effectiveness of personal carbon calculators to promote climate action", and "Understanding people’s assessment of risks from nuclear energy in India." Read More

March 31, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Naomi Zimmerman


This seminar is co-sponsored by UBC IRES & UBC CERC (UBC Clean Energy Research Centre). Read More

March 24, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Danielle Ignace


Dr. Ignace talks about "Broadening our approach to find community-driven solutions to environmental challenges" Read More

March 17, 2022: IRES Student Seminar with Georgia Green and Justin Huynh


Two Students talk about "Characterizing Diverging Perspectives of Relevance for Chemicals Policy" and "Predicting the Impact of Minerals for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition" Read More

February 10, 2022: IRES Student Seminar with Helina Jolly and Allison Cutting


Helina's talk: Reimagining Conservation Landscapes: Adivasi Characterizations of The Human-Dimensions of Southern Indian Forests Allison's talk: A Closer Look into Bycatch for Improved Marine Conservation and Management Design Read More

February 3, 2022: IRES Faculty Seminar with Mara Jill Goldman


In this talk I present my new book, Narrating Nature: Wildlife Conservation and Maasai Ways of Knowing (University of Arizona Press, 2020), which draws on over two decades of fieldwork among Maasai pastoralists in northern Tanzania and southern Kenya. Read More