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...
Built Environment & Mobility
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.
Fri, March 13, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Jessica Garzke Postdoctoral Fellow, IOF Location: AERL Theatre Climate change may lead to several new challenges for earth’s biota. The most discussed changes during the past years are...
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 11:00
Digital Earth: Preliminary thoughts on an evolving digital conservation research and policy agenda Environmental governance is on the cusp of a new era: dynamic and digital. Dr. Karen Bakker (Professor, UBC Department of Geography and Canada Research Chair in Political Eocology) will present...
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall
Infrastructure and the Anthropocene At the dawn of the twenty-first century, there are signs that several critical social, technological, and environmental variables are changing in ways that will have major effects on how we design and manage infrastructure. These variables include climate non-...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:30 to 12:30
BC Hydro Theatre, UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC
Fri, March 6, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Jeffrey Whiting President & Founder Artists for Conservation Foundation As the world’s leading group of visual artists supporting the environment, Artists for Conservation’s mission is to support...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, March 6, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Finishing off the week of engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals, UBC Sustainability is partnering up with the UBC SDG Alliance to deliver a panel and roundtable discussion on the roles students, faculty and staff play in...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:00
Mon, March 2, 2020 10:00 AM - Sat, March 7, 2020, 11:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly and adopted by countries around the world. They are a universal call to action to end...
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:00
Organized by the student-led UBC Sustainability Ambassadors , SDG Week is the first of its kind at the Vancouver campus, focusing on SDG Goals from diverse perspectives. From science and technology to public health, business, and politics, we’ll discuss challenges and solutions to turn talk into...
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 6, 2020 - 21:00
Fri, February 28, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Sunday Assistant Professor, McGill University As the world has warmed, species distributions have moved polewards in latitude, upwards in elevation and deeper in depth...
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 11:00
Tue, February 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. free. Amnesty International UBC is proud to present our annual human rights conference for 2020, “Whose Body? Bridging the Disconnect between Rights and Reality”. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 29th, from 10:00am-3:00pm,...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:00
Fri, February 14, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Sharon Wu Managing Director, Research Support Services UBC Office of Research Services Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 11:00