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, January 16, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Building. WHERE: room ART 366 Society has collapsed, and humanity's last survivors (the audience) are about to launch a life raft in order to seek a new home where they can rebuild civilization! One seat on the raft remains: whom do you select to join...
Wed, January 16, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Building. Free . In the 1st annual UBC Okanagan Life Raft debate we imagine that a catastrophic event has wiped out most of humanity and the survivors (the audience) must sail off to rebuild society. Only one final seat remains on the life raft and five...
Tue, January 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7812
Fri, January 11, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr Matthew Gollock Marine and Freshwater Programme Manager, Zoological Society of London & Chair, IUCN Anguillid Eel Specialist Group Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) There is growing concern...
Fri, January 4, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM University Centre. Free. Need support writing a URA/IURA Application ? Get tips at the Undergraduate Research Awards Writing Workshop Friday, January 4, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. UNC 200 The Undergraduate Research Awards (URA) and International Undergraduate...
Fri, January 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr Gabriel Reygondeau Postdoctoral Fellow, IOF Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Quantifying species spatial distribution and biodiversity pattern represent one of the pillar of ecology. The ocean and...
Wed, December 26, 2018 10:00 AM - Tue, January 8, 2019, 4:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. UBC Botanical Garden will again host its annual tree-chipping service and collect donations for a local school's garden project. Tree Chipping Event Date: December 26, 2018 - January 8, 2019 Time: 10 am - 4:30 pm...
Wed, December 26, 2018 10:00 AM - Tue, January 8, 2019, 4:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. $5 suggested donation. Recycle your Christmas tree! December 26, 2018 – January 8, 2019, 10 am – 4:30 pm 1. Please remove all decorations and tinsel. 2. Suggested donation of $5 is appreciated! 3. Drop off your...
Thu, December 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Come by for a night at the museum! Every month, the museum will stay open late with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, offering family-friendly activities, including Raising Big Blue showing at 5:30 pm Guided Museum Tour...
Wed, December 12, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Fipke Centre. WHERE: Lecture Theatre FIP 204 Each December, Nobel Prize medals are presented to some of the world’s most outstanding contributors in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics. In celebration, UBC Okanagan hosts Nobel Night...

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