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.

Built Environment & Mobility
WEBINAR: On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate Join us as Dr. Holly Samuelson presents research using building performance simulation among other methods to improve energy and environmental performance and human health in buildings...

Building Sustainable Futures with Mikhail Chester (Arizona State)

**Event Postponed** Sustainability Hacks

On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate

Built Environment & Mobility

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.

Events by Date

Did you know that UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada and has been designated since 2011? Join us in celebrating, educating, and promoting the Fairtrade movement and Fairtrade certified products on campuses accross Canada! You can participate onsocial media by tagging @ubcfoodie and using...
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Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 09:00 to Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 17:00
Thu, October 22, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Any forester will tell you that different trees have different value, and that value is generally set by the marketplace. But what if the value of some trees is below ground rather than above it? This is the central question of The Mother...
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Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00
Fri, October 23, 2020 12:00 AM - Thu, October 29, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. n/a. UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada, designated since 2011. Celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week. October 28 to November 1 Fair Trade information: https://ftcw.fairtrade.ca/2019 Fair Trade Campus...
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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 00:00
Fri, October 23, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars PLEASE NOTE: THIS SESSION WILL NOT BE RECORDED AT SPEAKER'S REQUEST Maine's lobster fishery is the most valuable in the United States, and is the economic and cultural heart of the Maine coast...
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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00
Sat, October 24, 2020 12:00 AM - Fri, October 30, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. n/a. UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada, designated since 2011. Celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week. October 28 to November 1 Fair Trade information: https://ftcw.fairtrade.ca/2019 Fair Trade Campus...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 00:00
Mon, October 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sun, November 1, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. n/a. UBC is the first Fair Trade Campus in Canada, designated since 2011. Celebrate Fair Trade Campus Week. October 28 to November 1 Fair Trade information: https://ftcw.fairtrade.ca/2019 Fair Trade Campus...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 00:00
Fri, October 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. IOF Seminar Series: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars Full title coming soon Speaker: Dr. Sarah Harper Postdoctoral fellow, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries RSVP: http://bit.ly/IOFseminars
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Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:00
WEBINAR: Legacies of Struggle & Resistance in the Fight Against Environmental Racism in Canada Dr. Ingrid Waldron will discuss the legacy of struggle and resistance in the fight against environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada. Using an anti-colonial feminist framework...
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Drawing on ten years’ experience leading and teaching in college environmental studies programs, author Sarah Jaquette Ray has created an “existential toolkit” for the climate generation in A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety . Combining insights from psychology, sociology, social movements,...
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Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:30
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Zoom
WEBINAR: Infrastructure Resilience Under Climate Uncertainty Join Dr. Costa Samaras in a discussion about how infrastructure managers, engineers, researchers, and policymakers can manage uncertainty and ensure climate-safe infrastructure systems for the 21st century and beyond. Characterizing...
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event

Past Events

WEBINAR: Industrial Symbiosis: A Key Plank in a Circular Economy In an effort to practice business more sustainably, many regions are working towards circular economies. These economies aim to decouple economic growth from resource consumption by designing out waste and pollution; keeping products...
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Fri, October 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. This is part of the IOF seminar series Speaker: Dr. Thomas Froelicher, University of Bern Extreme events, i.e., periods of normally rare situations when a system is far outside its norms, are well known to severely impact organisms and...
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Friday, October 9, 2020 - 11:00
WEBINAR: COVID-19 Building Operations and Future Codes Join Lawrence Schoen as he presents on how modes of disease transmission might be affected by engineering interventions, typically related to dilution ventilation, mechanical filtration and de-activation by ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (...
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Increasingly, fisheries researchers and managers seek or are compelled to “bridge” Indigenous knowledge systems with Western scientific approaches to understanding and governing fisheries. Here, we will move beyond the all-too-common narrative about integrating or incorporating (too often used as...
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Friday, October 2, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00
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Online event
Fri, September 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. This event takes place online. Please click link below for RSVP information Speaker: Dr. Jessica Sparks Associate Director, University of Nottingham Rights Lab Investigative journalism and emerging scholarly research have posited links...
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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00
Wed, September 23, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM See description. Join UBC's Virtual Volunteer Fair to interact with passionate students, and community organizations across BC. This year's virtual event will feature 20+ community organizations looking for students to virtually volunteer right from their...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 13:00
WEBINAR: On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate Join us as Dr. Holly Samuelson presents research using building performance simulation among other methods to improve energy and environmental performance and human health in buildings and cities. This includes improving modeling...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Fri, September 18, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). This event takes place online. Please click link below for RSVP information Speaker: Dr. Robert Blasiak, Stockholm Resilience Centre How could you not be interested in marine genetic resources? In recent...
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:00
WEBINAR: Canada’s Building Regulatory System: Transformative Drivers and Future Directions This lecture serves as a primer on public policy for five levels of government (local, regional, Indigenous, provincial/territorial, federal), along with key drivers that contribute to government strategy,...
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Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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Online event
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
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Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00

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