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, October 18, 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, October 17, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. 180 Degrees Consulting is the world's largest non-profit consultancy, with branches on every continent. It is an organization that is led by students, and gives an opportunity for students to work as consultants helping non-profits and...
Wed, October 17, 2018 12:00 AM - Thu, October 18, 2018, 12:00 AM See description. The Okanagan Basin Water Board and the Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch are excited to host siwłkʷ (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY Environmental Flow Needs Conference 2018: Science, Policy &...
Tue, October 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find location and description information at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7626
Fri, October 12, 2018 4:00 PM - Sun, October 14, 2018, 4:00 PM See description. Local, national and international collaborators, supporters and partners of Border Free Bees will gather in Kelowna to share experiences and knowledge, to identify challenges and to plan for the future. Join us for...
Fri, October 12, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free. 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Wes Zandberg, Chemistry, UBC Okanagan Title: Novel analytical tools to investigate the microbial metabolism of glycoconjugates in grapes, wine, milk and in the animal gut Date: October...
Fri, October 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: UBC Well-being Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Throughout the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) most recent strategic planning process, wellbeing was identified as a university...
Wed, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and find location info and more for this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7629 For more information or questions, please email: research.commons@ubc.ca
Fri, October 5, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Bruno Carturan, Biology, UBC Okanagan Title: Assessing the relationship between functional diversity and resilience of coral reef communities with an agent-based model Date: October 5,...
Fri, October 5, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Philippe Tortell Professor, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, The University of British Columbia In this presentation, Dr. Tortell will discuss ongoing work of a joint university...

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