Events

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Participating in a campus consultation? Linking up with like-minded people and groups? The events listing 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.

Wed, March 27, 2013 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Help UBC IT redesign their website! UBC IT is working on a website redesign and we need your help! We have a large number of services we provide to the community and we want to know how we can best organize this information to suit...
Mon, March 25, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $495. The need to decouple economic activities from environmental degradation has resulted in the rapid growth of the impact assessment market. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the leading scientific impact assessment methodology used to...
Sat, March 23, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM BUCHANAN BUILDING BLOCK D. FREE. ENERGY CONSERVATION. MUSIC. ART. FREE. FOOD. When will you hear that in one sentence? Join Common Energy UBC for Earth Hour 2013 for our 2nd annual open-mic event featuring acoustic performances, UBC Improv, slam poetry, A...
Fri, March 22, 2013 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM FOREST SCIENCES CENTRE. Free. Location; CAWP Case Room, Forest Sciences Centre Join us for an evening of food, music, and presentations about Guyana! Guyana is a small tropical country in South America, one of the few Caribbean countries that is not an island...
Fri, March 22, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Lis Thomas, MSc student, Soil Science (supervisor Les Lavkulich) Topic: Partitioning of trace metal contaminants in Chenopodium Quinoa: implications for phytoextraction and human health Date & Location: Friday March 22,...
Thu, March 14, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE - Please Register. We want to hear from you. How can we support you? We would like to hear from you about your sustainability interests and goals for the next year. Join us in a brainstorming session to plan the 2013-...
Sat, March 9, 2013 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM SIMON K.Y. LEE HKU-UBC HOUSE (GLOBAL LOUNGE) - BUILDING #1. Free - RSVP for tix. The Global Lounge will be holding another Professional Development Day entitled Local to Global: Weaving Your Own Web! This will be a day of workshops and discussions hosted by our...
Thu, March 7, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. WHERE: Lower foyer Open to the Public Second-year Creative Writing students from the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies take a novel approach to discovering their emerging voice as writers with research blending plant metaphors and...
Wed, March 6, 2013 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Free. Presenters: Dr. Gerald Fallon, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education – Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Dr. Jerald Paquette,Professor, Faculty of Education, Eductional Leadership and...
Wed, March 6, 2013 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. WHERE: University Centre Ballroom, room UNC200 Open to the Public This is a 'no bull' event! Watch as undergrad and grad students take to the stage for fun and academic fame, and place your vote! With three minutes on the clock and armed...

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