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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Arts
Journalism
Role of social movements in public discourse, and understanding how issues related to science and technology become meaningful for diverse publics; Changes to professional norms; Practices and...
Medicine | Applied Science
School of Population and Public Health | School...
Sustainable transport; interaction between land use, travel behavior, air quality, and health; effects of neighborhood walkability on travel patterns and sustainability; links between the built...
Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Climate change planning, outreach, and community engagement; visioning methods and visualization of climate change causes, impacts, and mitigation/adaptation; low-carbon future scenarios visualized...

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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

Duff, David

Law
environmental taxation, distributive justice

Dulic , Aleksandra

Creative and Critical Studies (Okanagan)
Creative Studies
Visual art, new media, video, drawing 2D; media for social change; climate change; interactive art; experience design.

Dummer, Trevor

Medicine
School of Population and Public Health
health geography, environmental exposures, health inequalities, geographic information science, Environmental epidemiology and environment and health interactions, with specific emphasis on cancer etiology and cancer prevention

Dunbar, Scott

Applied Science
Engineering
development of advanced mining and mineral processing methods

Dunford, William

Applied Science
Engineering
Electrical power conversion, electric vehicles, alternative enery and sustainable development, DC systems with load and battery management., Clean Energy

Dunn, Elizabeth

Arts
Psychology
happiness; how mobile technology can both support and undermine human well-being

Early, Margaret

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Adolescent Issues; English as a Second Language; Language Education; Literacy; Multiple Literacies; PedagogyTeacher; ResearchWriting; and Reading

Eaton, Brett

Arts
Geography
Rivers and climate change

El-Kassaby, Yousry

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Genetics, genomics, tree breeding , biodiversity, conservation

Elliot, Robin

Law
Organizing Principles of Canada's Constitution, Federal Paramountcy and Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrines, Equality Rights, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Association

Elliott, Sinikka

Arts
Sociology
family, social inequality, and social policy; intersecting inequalities;

Ellis, Naoko

Applied Science
Engineering
CO2 capture and utilization, thermochemical conversion of biomass

Ellis, Shona

Science
Botany
sustainability teaching & learning; Biodiversity

Eltis, Lindsay

Science
Microbiology and Immunology
Bacterial catabolic enzymes and pathways responsible for the degradation of aromatic compounds and steroids; Lindsay’s research has important implications for the development of novel biocatalysts for more sustainable processes

Englezos, Peter

Applied Science
Engineering
CO2 capture and storage, water treatment, Novel materials from forest bio-resources

Ervin, Ruth

Education
Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Systems Change, Prevention and Intervention Strategies in Special Education.

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