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.

Join us for a provocative evening of discussion on the future of climate action as we gather some of UBC’s finest academics who are setting a precedent of climate leadership locally and internationally.

Putting Science in Fiction - Panel event

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). NOTE: This...

Future Of Food Global Dialogue with Harriet Friedmann

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. The Future of Food...

The Effect of Vineyard Groundcover Vegetation on Soil Fungi

Fri, March 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM University Centre. Free. Doctoral Dissertation Oral...

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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Past Events

Tue, February 19, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Engineering, Management and Education Building. Free. Master’s Thesis Oral Examination Announcement in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Biology, Lucas Elliott will defend the thesis entitled There and Back Again...
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:30
Fri, February 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Sarah Foster / Liane Veitch SeaChoice Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Since SeaChoice's founding in 2006 until 2017, our focus was to increase consumer awareness and develop materials on seafood...
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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Fri, February 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Steven J. Cooke Professor, Carleton University Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Natural resource management agencies implement conservation policies with the presumption that they are effective and...
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Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Thu, February 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Explore and network with different organizations both on and off campus that are using science and technology to create change. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, for summer roles or spaces to...
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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:00 to 15:30
Tue, February 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find location and description information at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7815
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
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
Fri, February 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Speaker: Dr. Nathan Bennett Research Associate, OceanCanada Partnership Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) In peopled seas: Catalyzing insights from the marine social sciences in the ocean sustainability...
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Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Tue, January 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. FREE. 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...
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
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

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