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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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Dahinten, Susan

Applied Science
Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development, identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems

Dahmen, Joe

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
technical methods and cultural effects of resource use at the scales of architecture and territory

Daigle, Michelle

Arts
Geography
Indigenous geographies; decolonial geographies; settler colonialism; Indigenous resurgence and self-determination; geographies of resource extraction; Indigenous feminism; Indigenous food sovereignty; theories of race

Dake, Gregory

Science
Chemistry
creation, understanding and application of methods within organic synthesis; CREATE Sustainable Synthesis Industrial program (research programs that address challenges in waste generation, environmental compatibility, energy efficiency and alternative energy sources)

Daniels, Lori

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance and climate variation on temperate forest dynamics using a combination of permanent research plots and historical reconstructions based on tree rings

Dauvergne, Catherine

Law
Immigration, Immigration Law, Refugee Law, Legal Theory, Globalization

Dauvergne, Peter

Arts
Political Science
Refugee law, Immigration law, citizenship law, Global governance and emerging powers, environmental politics

Davies, Hugh

Medicine
Population and Public Health
Occupational health, epidemiology and exposure assessment, noise and its effects on hearing, stress and the heart

Davies, Jonathan

Science | Forestry
Botany
Ecology and evolutionary biology; the distribution of biodiversity and the challenges posed to its conservation through recent changes to the environment.

Davis, Henry

Arts
Linguistics
critically endangered indigenous languages of BC

Davis, Wade

Arts
Anthropology
biological and cultural diversity and the forces that threaten both

De Angelis, Franco

Arts
Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
environment, urbanism, developmnet of societies, colonization

De Longis, Anita

Arts
Psychology
Social Determinants of Health

de Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa

Education
Educational Studies
Education for/about international development, Social accountability in local and global engagements, Global Citizenship Education

Dempsey, Jessica

Arts
Geography
environmental politics; political ecology; how biodiversity loss continues despite the proliferation of international, national and regional conservation laws, policies and advocacy efforts

Dipple, Gregory

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
carbon sequestration, mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions

Dixon, David

Applied Science
Engineering
Hydromet Group: It is becoming significantly more important to be able to extract resources from lower grade ores in an economically viable and environmentally sustainable manner.; fixed-bed leaching; fundamentals of hydrometallurgical reactors

Dobson, Teresa

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Digital literacy and digital culture, digital humanities, text visualization, literary engagement in multiple media, writing and multimodality, literary education.

Donner, Simon

Arts
Geography
Climate Changes and Impacts, Prediction and Climatic Modeling, Marine Environment; Climate change science, Climate policy, Science communication, Coastal Ecosystems

Dowlatabadi, Hadi

Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Energy Production, Economic Planning of Energy, Climate Changes and Impacts, Transportation Systems; The systematic study of systems at the interface of humans, nature, technology and policy

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