With over 400 faculty investigating sustainability-related topics at UBC, it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve curated a list of researchers with expertise across a wide range of disciplines.

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Applied Science | Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and...
Atmospheric Pollutants; Climate Changes and Impacts; Chemical Pollutants; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; Public Policies
Land and Food Systems | Science
Food, Nutrition and Health | Institute for...
Social Movements, Environment and Society, Dynamics of Social Transformations; food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, agro-ecology
Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
green building design, construction and operation, including the integrated technical and economic modelling of building- and community-integrated low-carbon energy systems; finding new ways to...

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Duff, David

Law
environmental taxation, distributive justice

Dummer, Trevor

Medicine
Population and Public Health
health geography, environmental exposures, health inequalities, geographic information science, Environmental epidemiology and environment and health interactions, with specific emphasis on cancer etiology and cancer prevention

Dunbar, Scott

Applied Science
Engineering
development of advanced mining and mineral processing methods

Dunford, William

Applied Science
Engineering
Electrical power conversion, electric vehicles, alternative enery and sustainable development, DC systems with load and battery management., Clean Energy

Dunn, Elizabeth

Arts
Psychology
happiness; how mobile technology can both support and undermine human well-being

Early, Margaret

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Adolescent Issues; English as a Second Language; Language Education; Literacy; Multiple Literacies; PedagogyTeacher; ResearchWriting; and Reading

Eaton, Brett

Arts
Geography
Rivers and climate change

El-Kassaby, Yousry

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Genetics, genomics, tree breeding , biodiversity, conservation

Elliot, Robin

Law
Organizing Principles of Canada's Constitution, Federal Paramountcy and Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrines, Equality Rights, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Association

Elliott, Sinikka

Arts
Sociology
family, social inequality, and social policy; intersecting inequalities;

Ellis, Naoko

Applied Science
Engineering
CO2 capture and utilization, thermochemical conversion of biomass

Ellis, Shona

Science
Botany
sustainability teaching & learning; Biodiversity

Eltis, Lindsay

Science
Microbiology and Immunology
Bacterial catabolic enzymes and pathways responsible for the degradation of aromatic compounds and steroids; Lindsay’s research has important implications for the development of novel biocatalysts for more sustainable processes

Englezos, Peter

Applied Science
Engineering
CO2 capture and storage, water treatment, Novel materials from forest bio-resources

Ervin, Ruth

Education
Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Systems Change, Prevention and Intervention Strategies in Special Education.

Eskelson, Bianca

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
biometrics, ecological monitoring, ecology, ecosystems, forest measurements, modelling, sampling design, stand dynamics

Eswaran, Mukesh

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
Economic development and the economics of gender

Evenden, Matthew

Arts
Geography
Environmental history and water history, with a regional specialization in Canada, particularly Alberta and British Columbia

Fallon, Gerald

Education
Educational Studies
Notions of Sustainability in Educational Policies in in Canada

Farrell, Anthony

Land and Food Systems
Applied Biology
Integrative and comparative animal physiology; Salmon migratory passage, exercise / handling stress and recovery, sustainable aquaculture, aquatic toxicology.

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