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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Wed, October 24, 2012 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM See description. Free. Italy of the Future A documentary by Alberto Angela This fascinating documentary illustrates Italy’s major recent achievements in the field of science and technology, achievements that will have significant consequences at a global...
Mon, October 22, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Do you want to be an effective agent of change towards a sustainable future? This course explores an emerging new discipline in strategic sustainability leadership. The first theme, strategic sustainable development, is based on a...
Sat, October 20, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $150.. Benefit from an in-depth look at UBC’s ”living laboratory” of green building and design by visiting several projects including the newly completed Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) and the CK Choi Building...
Sat, October 20, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. Free. Celebrate the end of our harvest season and final Saturday market on October 20th, from 9am – 1pm. The day will feature live music, a chef demo, children’s activities, yummy goodies from our vendors and more. Be sure to join in our...
Fri, October 19, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Robson Square. Free (seating is limited). The San Francisco Bay is the West Coast centre for contemporary garden design, boasting design icons such as Thomas Church, Lawrence Halprin and Garret Eckbo. Andrea Cochran has been practicing landscape...
Fri, October 19, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This week we welcome Sally Aitken of the Centre for Forest Conservation Genetics, UBC Faculty of Forestry. Sally will be presenting a seminar entitled: "Can genetics climate-proof our forests?" Join us on Friday October 19, 3:00-4:...
Thu, October 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. free. Forest Sciences Centre 1221, 1-2:30pm. Speakers: Carmen Emmel, Gesa Meyer and Andy Black - Everyone welcome! If you cannot make it in person, you can watch the presentation as a live webinar. Please log in 5 minutes early. The...
Fri, October 12, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Bryanna Theil, Msc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Sean Smukler) Topic: Large scale beef cattle farming in Argentina Date & Location: Friday Oct. 12, 2012, 3pm, Room 154 MacMillan All are welcome!
Thu, October 11, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM See description. 40.00. Join cheese-maker David Asher Rotsztain as we explore the fascinating realm of cheese. David will demonstrate and explain the techniques for making three basic styles of cheese: paneer, yogurt cheese and Camembert, an aged rennet...
Thu, October 11, 2012 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM UBC Robson Square. $300. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Learn what an architect’s role and responsibilities are on a LEED project in this six-hour course. Examine strategies...

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