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

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Francois, Patrick
Faculty: Arts
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Research Interests: NGOs, development economics, growth, applied mircoeconomics
Francois, Roger
Faculty: Science
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Research Interests: Marine biogeochemistry and climate change
Frank, Lawrence
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Community and Regional Planning
Research Interests: Transportation, land-use, travel behavior, air quality and health, neighborhood walkability
Frankish, Jim
Faculty: Medicine
Department: Population and Public Health
Research Interests: Regional health board studies, septic field study, health goals development
Fraser, David
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Unit: Animal Welfare Program
Research Interests: Animal behavior, animal welfare
Friedel, Tracy
Faculty: Education
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Interests: Environmental Education, Indigenous Education Research, Non-Formal Learning, Pedagogy, Policy Studies, Sociological Issues
Froese, Thomas
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Civil Engineering
Research Interests: Construction Management
Fuller, Sylvia
Faculty: Arts
Department: Sociology
Research Interests: Work and Labour, Inequality, Gender, Economic Sociology, Social Policy, Welfare state restructuring and economic security.
Galla, Candace
Faculty: Education
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Research Interests: Indigenous language education; Indigenous language revitalization; Multimedia technology; Native American linguistics; Performative arts
Garrard, Greg
Faculty: Creative and Critical Studies
Department: Critical Studies
Research Interests: Environmental literature and philosophy; cultural aspects of climate change; Critical Animal Studies; environmental education; ecocriticism
Gergel, Sarah
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest and Conservation Sciences
Research Interests: Landscape change, riparian and floodplain ecology, conservation mappingnorth
Gill, Hartej
Faculty: Education
Department: Educational Studies
Research Interests: Social Justice education and leadership, cultural and ecological studies
Girling, Cynthia
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Research Interests: Sustainable Communities; Visualization and Community Engagement
Gladwin, Derek
Faculty: Education
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Research Interests: Environmental and energy literacy; sustainability education; environmental humanities and arts-based education; food literacy; social and spatial justice.
Glassheim, Eagle
Faculty: Arts
Department: History
Research Interests: Environmental history
Glassman, Jim
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Regional economic growth, political and economic decentralizations
Gleason, Mona
Faculty: Education
Department: Educational Studies
Research Interests: Children and youth, Gender studies, History of education, Social justice
Goold, Benjamin
Faculty: Law
Research Interests: Criminal Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Human Rights, Privacy, Surveillance, and Security
Gordillo, Gaston
Faculty: Arts
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Terrain and the materiality of space; violence; affect; ruins and ruination; critical theory and continental philosophy; protests and insurrections; the soy boom and resistance to agribusiness; Latin America, Argentina, the Gran Chaco.
Grace, John
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Capture of CO2, gasification and combustion of biomass, hydrogen generation. Absorption of heavy metals, spreading of POP's in the environment.