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.
Sat, May 23, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. ***UBC is proud to be a Major Partner of the Indian Summer Festival 2020*** “The COVID crisis is a crisis for human beings, but the climate crisis is a crisis for life on the planet.” — David Suzuki “The real economy is an economy of care, for...
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 19:00
Fri, April 3, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Student Presentations Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, March 27, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Harmony Martell Ocean Leaders Postdoctoral Fellow Location: AERL Theatre
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:00
Thu, March 26, 2020 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. UBC Science & Tech Expo is a one day conference held in collaboration of 5 undergraduate societies, EUS, FUS, KUS, LFSUS, and SUS, and the Centre for Community Engaged Learning. This large scale collaboration was created in order...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 14:00
Tue, March 24, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Free. In a Climate Emergency, is civil disobedience a necessity? Come to a special preview screening of the documentary film Necessity, and a panel discussion with director Jan Haaken & producer Haunani Kalama. Free and open to the public,...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 18:00
Tue, March 24, 2020 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Map the System is a global competition that challenges you to think differently about social or environmental change. Research a social or environmental problem that matters to you and gain the skills in systems thinking to...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 17:00
Fri, March 20, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Sarah Fortune Postdoctoral Fellow, Marine Mammal Research Unit Location: AERL Theatre Eastern Canada-West Greenland bowhead whales are among the most mysterious large-whales in the...
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:00
Counter-Institutionalizing First Nation-Crown relations in British Columbia In Canada, the advance of industrial resource extraction has been moderated by a series of key legal decisions which have found that development activities within the traditional territories of Indigenous groups may...
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
AERL Theatre (room 120), 2202 Main Mall
Wed, March 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM See description. Free. The Centre for Law & the Environment Speaker Series is proud to present a keynote address by Mari Margil, a leading force in the global Rights of Nature movement. The Rights of Nature represent a major shift in how humankind governs...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 17:30
Wed, March 18, 2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Free. Is now the time for Rights of Nature legislation in BC? This public workshop features presentations of the latest research on Rights of Nature by Allard/UBC law students, followed by questions and discussion with a panel of distinguished...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 12:30