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2023 Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants Unveiled!

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Addressing the Impacts of Canadian Mining on Communities in Africa

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Should the Fraser River Estuary have legal rights?

Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Telling Stories: The Humanities in an Age of Planetary Agenda-Setting

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

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The Sustainability Hub and UBC Wellbeing extend warm congratulations to the awardees of the inaugural Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants. Born from a growing imperative, our program builds capacity on the vital connections between health, wellbeing, and the ever-pressing climate concerns.
Through his research, Dr. John Wagner , Professor of anthropology in the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies, is challenging conventional wisdom — that the treaty is only concerned with hydropower and flood control — and focusing instead on the irrigation benefits of the treaty for...
Dr. Cigdem Eskicioglu , Professor and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada/Metro Vancouver Industrial Research Chair in the School of Engineering, is supporting this transition through research that focuses on anaerobic digestion, utilizing microorganisms to turn organic...
Dr. Sara Ghebremusse , (previously) Assistant Professor, Peter A Allard School of Law, focuses on the impacts of Canadian mining interests on communities in Africa. “My parents are from East Africa. I was born and raised in Canada, but having those strong familial ties to East Africa always made me...
Climate Equity Action and Resilience (CLEAR) was created by the UBC Sustainability Hub and the UBC Learning Exchange, working with four DTES community organizations. Photo credit: Geoff D'Auria, UBC Learning Exchange.
Photo by Alex Harris. The following press release describes the work of UBC Sustainability Scholar Avery Pasternak, Allard School of Law student and lead author of the report produced in partnership with Raincoast Conservation Foundation. Currently, the legislative framework in Canada grants legal...
By Kitty Blandy, Vancouver-based visual artist and SFU liberal studies masters candidate, who focuses on being and the human/animal/body. As I walk from the airport through a semi-industrial neighbourhood to the University campus, a Chattering ‘gulp’ of five tree swallows catch my attention. This...
UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) is a collaborative framework for researchers, students, staff and external partners to leverage the campus to explore, develop and test new ideas, and to share the knowledge gained from these experiences. This year, the CLL Fund Competition will provide seed...
As part of their mission, the Sustainability Hub supports faculty from across disciplines who are working to integrate sustainability and climate change content into their teaching so that students can become agents of change in the world. Selected projects for this year's Sustainability Education...
Over 150 years after the publication of " The Origin of Species ", fundamental questions about evolution persist. Professor Schluter's work sheds light on ecological mechanisms in the course of evolution. All in all, he says, his career has been “pretty marvellous.” He’s revolutionizing our...

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