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UBC researchers are expert in a number of sustainability-related disciplines.

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Dunford, William
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: Power electronics, power supplies, motor controls, energy management. Power conversion, ranging from utility to microelectronic applications. Efficiency of loads and energy distribution systems.
Dunn, Elizabeth
Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Happiness, money and spending decisions, self-knowledge
Early, Margaret
Faculty: Education
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Research Interests: Adolescent Issues; English as a Second Language; Language Education; Literacy; Multiple Literacies; PedagogyTeacher; ResearchWriting; and Reading
Eaton, Brett
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Fluvial geomorphologist, physical principles controlling stream channel morphodynamics, stream channel (in)stability, fish habitat and bed material transport, influence of disturbances such as forest fire on channel morphodynamics, the effect of large wood on sediment transport dynamics and the influence of hydropower generation on stream channel processes
El-Kassaby, Yousry
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest Resources Management
Research Interests: Genetics, genomics, tree breeding , biodiversity, conservation
Elliot, Robin
Faculty: Law
Research Interests: Organizing Principles of Canada's Constitution, Federal Paramountcy and Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrines, Equality Rights, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Association
Ellis, Brian
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Research Interests: Signal transduction networks controlled by mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) and MAPK kinases (MAPKKs) in plants. Diversity and adaptability that typify plants.
Ellis, Naoko
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Waste to energy, biofuels (biodiesel, bio-oil), CO2 capture
Ellis, Shona
Faculty: Science
Department: Botany
Research Interests: Create a Sustainability Pathway to provide an opportunity for students to pursue a sustainability focus in conjunction with their development as biologists.
Eltis, Lindsay
Faculty: Science
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Research Interests: Bacterial catabolic enzymes and pathways responsible for the degradation of aromatic compounds and steroids.
Englezos, Peter
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Natural gas hydrates
Ervin, Ruth
Faculty: Education
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Research Interests: Systems Change, Prevention and Intervention Strategies in Special Education.
Eswaran, Mukesh
Faculty: Arts
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Research Interests: Application of economic theory to understand economic phenomena, economic development and the economics of gender, evolutionary economics, the economics of religion.
Evans, Bob
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Clean burning engines, energy conservation, energy policy, thermal power generation
Evenden, Matthew
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Water history, environmental history, river politics
Farrell, Anthony
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Research Interests: Integrative and comparative animal physiology, salmon migratory passage, aquatic toxicology
Ford, Laurie
Faculty: Education
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Research Interests: Child, family, school, and neighbourhood/community factors that promote early school readiness, transition, and success; early childhood assessment; family and community-based services for preschool and school-age children, youth and their families; family-school-health professional relationships; family-school-professional communication for students with chronic health and special needs; and interdisciplinary practice.
Fortin, Nicole
Faculty: Arts
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Research Interests: Wage inequality and its links to labour market institutions and public policies, higher education policies. Economic progress of women, gender equality policies, and gender issues in education. Decomposition methods, DFL reweighting decomposition methodology, RIF (recentered influence function) regression methodology.
Forwell, Susan
Faculty: Medicine
Department: Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Research Interests: Chronic neurological conditions and their impact on chosen occupations. Fatigue in multiple sclerosis (MS); pain and fatigue in spinal cord injury (SCI); fatigue in traumatic brain injury (TBI); adults successfully living with MS; and significant life transitions. Occupations of immigrants who have children with a disability, and notions of occupational distress and power.
Frackman, Kyle
Faculty: Arts
Department: Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies
Research Interests: Social justice, gender and sexual identity, international studies, intellectual diversity

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