With over 400 faculty investigating sustainability-related topics at UBC, it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve curated a list of researchers with expertise across a wide range of disciplines.

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Applied Science | Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and...
Atmospheric Pollutants; Climate Changes and Impacts; Chemical Pollutants; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; Public Policies
Land and Food Systems | Science
Food, Nutrition and Health | Institute for...
Social Movements, Environment and Society, Dynamics of Social Transformations; food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, agro-ecology
Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
green building design, construction and operation, including the integrated technical and economic modelling of building- and community-integrated low-carbon energy systems; finding new ways to...

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Guy, Robert

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
climate change, ecology, forest biology, genomics, plant physiology, Forest regeneration and stock quality

Gyenge, Elod

Applied Science
Engineering
alternative energy sources (fuel cells, batteries, supercapacitors), pollution control of gaseous (e.g. CO2, NOx) and liquid effluents and environmentally more sustainable chemical process development (e.g. the electrosynthesis alternative to conventional thermochemical processes).

Hagerman, Shannon

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Environmental Values; Politics of Knowledge; Social-Ecological Systems; Human-Dimensions of Conservation; Environmental Decision-Making and Policy; Climate Change Adaptation

Hall, Eric

Applied Science
Engineering
forest industry pollution; pulp and paper wastewater, wastewater treatment, Environmental Engineering, Pollution Control and Wastewater Management

Hall, Wendy

Applied Science
Nursing
Transition to parenting, infant sleep and breastfeeding. Building parental capacity, particularly competence and confidence, linking parental capacity to healthy child development.

Hamelin, Richard

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
forest pathology; using genetic and genomic approaches to better understand forest disease epidemics

Hanser, Amy

Arts
Sociology
gender; consumption/consumerism; inequality

Hardisty, David

Sauder School of Business
consumer behaviour, sustainability, energy efficiency, decisions about the future

Hare, Jan

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Aboriginal youth mobility, Aboriginal family and community perspectives on early literacy, literature, identity construction and urban Aboriginal youth, Cultural studies, early childhood, first nations education

Harley, Christopher

Science
Zoology
community ecology, climate change

Harris, Douglas

Law
Aboriginal Law, fisheries law

Harris, Leila

Science | Arts
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Drinking Water, Fresh Water, Water, Resources Management, Development Policies, International Development, Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection, Social Contract and Social Justice; water politics, water governance, Environmental justice, gender and social difference, equity and social justice, participatory resource management, Turkey and Middle East, Africa , Ghana, South Africa

Harris, Sara

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
climate science education, teaches free online course "Climate Change: The Science" on edX.

Harrison, Kathryn

Arts
Political Science
environmental politics, environmental policy, climate change, global warming, climate change policy

Harrison, Paul

Science
Botany
Ecology of seagrasses

Hassan, Marwan

Arts
Geography
geomorphology; hydrology; landscape evolution; stream ecology; urban hydrology; desert floods; water quality; water resources.

Heckman, Nancy

Science
Statistics
Monitoring energy use in UBC buildings

Heine, Steven

Arts
Psychology
Cultural psychology; the self; motivations; meaning; essentialistic thinking.

Helsley, Robert

Sauder School of Business
growth and development of urban areas; the economics of urban sprawl; urban blight and redevelopment; impacts of economic growth on land and housing prices; causes and consequences of privatization in the public sector

Henry, Annette

Education
Language and Literacy Education
race, class, language, gender and culture in socio-cultural contexts of teaching and learning in the lives of Black students, Black oral histories, and Black women teachers’ practice in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean

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