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

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Dauvergne, Peter
Faculty: Arts
Department: Political Science |Liu Institute for Global Issues
Research Interests: Human ecology, politics of global environmental change, sustainable consumption, corporate social responsibility
Davies, Hugh
Faculty: Medicine
Department: Population and Public Health
Research Interests: Occupational health, epidemiology and exposure assessment, noise and its effects on hearing, stress and the heart
Davis, Henry
Faculty: Arts
Department: Linguistics
Research Interests: Critically endangered indigenous languages of BC, in particular, those of the Salish, Wakashan, and Tsimshianic families.
De Angelis, Franco
Faculty: Arts
Department: Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
Research Interests: Ancient Greek world history (Early Iron Age to Hellenistic period); migrations and diasporas; environment, urbanism, development of societies, colonization, economics, regional identities; multi- and interdisciplinary approaches, especially relationship between texts and material culture; cross-cultural, comparative, and theoretical approaches; in my teaching I stress the importance of geography (land, climate, etc), natural resources, and population and how they shape historical developments in the ancient Greek world; this is done in both my general survey history course and in the specialized thematic courses (Athenian Empire; Alexander the Great) listed on this sustainability website.
DeLongis, Anita
Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Health psychology; stress; close relationships; coping with chronic illness.
DeWreede, Rob
Faculty: Science
Department: Botany
Research Interests: Ecology of marine intertidal environments, macroalgae
Dharamsi, Shafik
Faculty: Medicine
Department: Family Medicine
Research Interests: Social accountability and social responsibility in health professions education, health advocacy; social determinants of health, ethical Issues in service-learning, global health
Dipple, Gregory
Faculty: Science
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Research Interests: Carbon sequestration identifies and evaluates novel CO2 fixation pathways that offset anthropogenic greenhouse gas production. Driving forces for mineral reactions with a focus on fluid-rock interactions.
Dobson, Teresa
Faculty: Education
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Research Interests: Digital literacy and digital culture, digital humanities, text visualization, literary engagement in multiple media, writing and multimodality, literary education.
Donner, Simon
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Climate change, climate and environmental policy, coral reefs, marine conservation, science communication
Dorcey, Anthony
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Community and Regional Planning
Research Interests: Land-use planning, river basin management, water governance, negotiation and mediation in sustainability planning
Dowlatabadi, Hadi
Faculty: Science
Department: Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Research Interests: Energy, environment, and public health, communicable and vector-borne diseases, global (climate) change mitigation, impacts, and adaptation, human-environment interactions
Duff, David
Faculty: Law
Research Interests: Environmental taxation
Duff, Sheldon
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Pulp mill effluent treatment; environmental engineering
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

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