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

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Graham, Sean
Faculty: Science
Department: Botany
Research Interests: Plant systematics and evolution, Plant deep phylogeny, Evolutionary biodiversity, Comparative genomics .
Grauer, Kit
Faculty: Education
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Interests: Art Education Research, Curriculum Studies Research, Higher Education, Media, Semiotics, Text Studies, Pedagogy, Teacher Research
Grayston, Sue
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest and Conservation Sciences
Research Interests: Indicators of forest sustainability, stable isotopes and molecular biology
Green, David
Faculty: Arts
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Research Interests: Determinants of the wage and employment structure, bridging between macro labour (worrying about general equilibrium effects) and micro labour identification issues
Green, Sheldon
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics; Liquid Sprays; Papermaking; Biomechanics; Building Ventilation
Griess, Verena
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest Resources Management
Research Interests: Economics, forest management, modelling, silviculture, simulation, stand dynamics.
Griffin, Dale
Faculty: Sauder School of Business
Unit: Sustainability and Ethics Group
Research Interests: Consumer judgment and decision making; Prediction and forecasting in consumers and managers; Methods for analyzing individual and aggregate effect
Guhn, Martin
Faculty: Medicine
Department: Population and Public Health
Unit: Human Early Learning Partnership
Research Interests: Social, cultural, demographic, and socio-economic determinants of children's and adolescents’ developmental health, wellbeing, and educational trajectories, drawing from HELP’s EDI and MDI research projects. Children's social and emotional development, bio-ecological theories of human development, validation of population-level assessment, measurement of change over time, educational reform, as well as school and community-based knowledge-to-action research. 
Gulati, Sumeet
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Research Interests: The Effectiveness of Environmental Policy; The Political Economy of Environmental and Trade Policy; International Trade and its Effect on the Environment.
Guppy, Neil
Faculty: Arts
Department: Sociology
Research Interests: Education, Immigration, Social Inequality.
Gurstein, Penny
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Community and Regional Planning
Research Interests: Socio-cultural aspects of community planning with particular emphasis on those who are the most marginalized in planning processes; Developing strategies and interventions that encourage diversity, equity and urban sustainability in the planning and design of communities; Housing access and affordability; Link between climate change and inequality.
Guy, Robert
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest and Conservation Sciences
Research Interests: Ecophysiology and stress physiology of trees and other plants, Use of stable isotopes in plant physiology and ecology,Phenotypic plasticity and resource allocation, Photosynthesis, Respiration (particularly alternative path respiration), Water relations, Phenology, Forest regeneration and stock quality
Gyenge, Elod
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: Electrochemical Engineering, Electrocatalysis and Interfacial Phenomena with emphasis on electrochemical power sources (direct methanol, ethanol and borohydride fuel cells) and electrosynthesis (e.g., oxygen reduction to hydrogen peroxide and its application for various chemical processes).
Hagerman, Shannon
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest Resources Management
Research Interests: Human dimensions of conservation, conservation governance, politics of knowledge, climate change adaptation in biodiversity and resource management contexts, social-ecological systems
Hall, Eric
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Civil Engineering
Research Interests: Industrial and municipal wastewater treatment, resource and energy recovery from wastewaters
Hall, Ken
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Civil Engineering
Research Interests: Aquatic toxicity, land-water interactions, watersheds, modelling, water pollution
Hall, Wendy
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Nursing
Research Interests: Transition to parenting, infant sleep and breastfeeding. Building parental capacity, particularly competence and confidence, linking parental capacity to healthy child development.
Hamelin, Richard
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest and conservation sciences
Research Interests: Forest health, including forest protection against tree diseases. Research on the development and application of methods and tools to prevent disease outbreaks and reduce threats from invasive species.
Hanser, Amy
Faculty: Arts
Department: Sociology
Research Interests: Culture and markets; inequality; gender; consumption; service work; China.
Hardisty, David
Faculty: Sauder School of Business
Unit: Sustainability and Ethics Group
Research Interests: Sustainability; Product Attribute Framing

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