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Arts
Geography
My work bridges the natural and social sciences at the nexus of political ecology, political economy, and urban studies, particularly where those fields intersect with “sustainability science”.
Applied Science
Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development. Public health efforts at identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems.
Applied Science
Engineering
Demand side management in smart grid; PHEV charging and vehicle-to-grid systems; Control and management of microgrids.

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Baldwin, Susan

Applied Science
Engineering
Design and control of complex, multi-phase reactors from blood coagulation to mineral dissolution and precipitation. Reaction kinetics, thermodynamics.

Banack, Hartley

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Outdoor education, environmental education, place-based education, philosophy of education, sociology of education, teacher education, community-based education

Banthia, Nemy

Applied Science
Engineering
Sustainable civil infrastructure, low carbon foot-print building materials, recycling, life cycle management   

Barichello, Rick

Land and Food Systems
Food and Resource Economics
Capitalization of Government program benefits, Analysis of quota systems and quota markets, Analyzing the effects of selected agricultural policy instruments, Trade, Industrial and Agricultural Policy Reform in South East Asian countries, Economics of raw material export bans

Barker, John

Arts
Anthropology
Religious change among Indigenous peoples in colonial and post-colonial Oceania and British Columbia. History of anthropological research in Canada.

Baron, Andrew

Arts
Psychology
Development of social cognition with a particular emphasis on characterizing the mechanisms (cultural and cognitive) that shape the acquisition and development of implicit intergroup cognition (e.g., social category concepts, attitudes, stereotypes and identity). Construction of social knowledge structures in children such as those that underlie intergroup prejudice.

Barr, Peter

Applied Science
Engineering
Rotary kilns, steel reheating furnaces, greenhouse gas issues

Bartlett, Karen

Medicine
Bridge Program
Bioaerosols, occupational and environmental microbiology, indoor air quality, impact of built environment

Bass, John

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Contested landscapes resilient communties

Baum, Bruce

Arts
Political Science
Critical social theory (including critical "race" theory, feminist theory, critical hermeneutics, and issues of cross-cultural interpretation), liberal and democratic theory, American political thought, the political theories of Mill and Marx, and philosophy of political inquiry.

Beatty, Thomas

Science
Microbiology and Immunology
General areas of bacterial molecular biology, physiology and genetics, with an emphasis on the regulation of gene expression, and protein structure and function.

Belliveau, George

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Art Education; Artistic and Aesthetic Development; Drama Education; Pedagogy; Teacher Research

Benedet, Janine

Law
Criminal Law, Sex Equality, Employment Discrimination, Violence Against Women, Sexual Harassment Law

Berlinguette, Curtis

Science | Applied Science
Chemistry | Engineering
Advanced solar cells, energy storage, solar fuels

Bertram, Allan

Science
Chemistry
Atmospheric (tropospheric) chemistry, physical chemistry of aerosols, urban air pollution

Berube, Pierre

Applied Science
Engineering
Water treatment/ quality

Beschastnikh, Ivan

Science
Computer Science
Distributed systems, networks, software engineering,

Bi, Tony

Applied Science
Engineering
Biomass processing and emissions control, Fluidization Research Centre (FRC manager), ecological process engineering

Black, Andrew

Land and Food Systems
BC forest productivity, climate variability, C-water balances, C sequestration, ghg emission

Blackburn, Carole

Arts
Anthropology
Indigenous rights, sovereignty and reconciliation

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