Events

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.

FEATURED EVENTS

JAN 29: UBC READS SUSTAINABILITY PRESENTS JOHANNA WAGSTAFFE

Join us as CBC Meteorologist and science host, Johanna Wagstaffe, discusses her book Fault Lines, focusing on the science behind earthquakes and the risks associated with living on BC's South Coast. Johanna will further discuss how preparation helps a community recover following an earthquake, and how a 'resilient city' supports sustainability.

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JAN 31: UBC SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program provides UBC graduate students with paid opportunities to tackle real-world sustainability challenges. Students interested in applying to the Program in 2019 are invited to attend an information session on January 31, 2019.

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FEBRUARY 5: The Sustainability Fair

The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability.

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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.
Thu, November 22, 2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Tales from the Sea Thursday, November 22, 2018 7:30pm ANZA Club Join us for our second annual storytelling and variety show! After our Story Collider show last year, we wanted to continue the trend with...
Thu, November 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM See description. Triple bottom line sustainability for your food business: a myth or a reality? Answer that question alongside our entire Feeding Growth community. Celebrate local, progressive food entrepreneurs and champions with good food and a special...
Wed, November 21, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Okanagan Centre for Innovation. Fire and Flood: Climate Change & Extreme Weather in the Okanagan Fire, smoke, flood, drought are becoming a new reality in the Central Okanagan and across the entire Northern Hemisphere. Our emergency response systems...
Tue, November 20, 2018 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/7504
Fri, November 16, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Prof. Matthew G. Burgess Assistant Professor Environmental Studies Program University of Colorado Boulder Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Understanding tradeoffs and synergies...
Thu, November 15, 2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Arts Building. Free. Interested in summer undergraduate research? Which opportunity is right for you? Find out at the Undergraduate Research Award Information Session Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ART 114 The Undergraduate Research...
Thu, November 15, 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, November 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Storytelling Workshop Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12-5:30pm Hakai Node This afternoon workshop will instruct participants how to weave together compelling narratives to communicate science. Participants will...
Fri, November 9, 2018 5:00 PM - Sun, November 11, 2018, 7:30 PM LIFE SCIENCES CENTRE. 10. Join us on November 9-11 for the Emerging Media Creative Challenge event, hosted by UBC President's Office! EM2C is not your average hackathon - it is the next generation of collaborative problem-solving...
Fri, November 9, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Murdoch McAllister Associate Professor; Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Some marine fish stocks are known for large interannual variation...

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