Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in...

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

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The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability. The fair is an interdisciplinary and intersectional...
When:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Location:
AMS Nest
While only 35% of North Americans can pass environmental literacy tests, only 10% can pass basic energy literacy tests. Despite such low energy literacy rates, a recent poll demonstrated that 77% of Canadians either have “concern” or “extreme concern” for the impact of energy on society and the...
When:
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00
Location:
BC Hydro Theatre 2260 West Mall Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability UBC Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Join us as CBC Meteorologist and science host, Johanna Wagstaffe, discusses her book Fault Lines , focusing on the science behind earthquakes and the risks associated with living on BC's South Coast. Johanna will further discuss how preparation helps a community recover following an earthquake, and...
When:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Location:
Jack Poole Hall, Robert Lee Alumni Centre
Looking for professional work experience? Want to make a difference in the community? Join us at our upcoming information session and learn about the Summer 2019 UBC Sustainability Scholars program. Date: January 31, 2019 Time: 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm Location: CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260...
When:
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 17:15 to 19:00
Location:
CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260 West Mall
Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series presents Harriet Friedmann. Join Dr. Friedmann for a one hour talk followed by facilitated discussion to learn about the foundation of selecting, saving, changing and planting seeds...
Fri, March 1, 2019 1:30 PM - 5:45 PM See description. Free. Philosophy Colloquium March 1, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 5:45p.m. EME 2111 This event is open to all. Please join us. Refreshments will be provided. Schedule of events: 1:30pm - 2:45pm John Beatty, UBC Vancouver Consensus: It May not Mean What You...
Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). NOTE: This panel is part of a UBC IOF graduate class. Limited seats available to others. TICKET REQUIRED . Panelists: Seanan McGuire, Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Kristi Charish Moderator: Kaylee Byers Location: AERL...
Fri, March 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM University Centre. Free. Doctoral Dissertation Oral Examination Announcement in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Eric Kraemer Vukicevich will defend the thesis entitled The Effect of Vineyard Groundcover...
Thu, February 28, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM WEST MALL SWING SPACE BUILDING. Free but RSVP required. Join UBC’s Department of Psychology and Office of the Provost for an evening of stimulating discussion on the rewards of open science featuring Brian Nosek, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the...
Wed, February 27, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. Free. Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences Seminar Series presents: Dr. Ian Walker, Professor, Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, UBC Okanagan Do You Know the Mussel Man? Ian will discuss the diversity of...

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