Welcome to the SEEDS (Social Ecological Economic Development Studies) Sustainability Program. SEEDS creates applied research and interdisciplinary partnerships between students, faculty, staff and community partners to advance sustainability ideas, policies, and practices and create societal impacts by using the Campus as a Living Laboratory.
SEEDS projects address a broad range of social, ecological, and economic sustainability issues. Since the program began, over 1,000 projects have been completed through 12 different faculties and schools.
The SEEDS Sustainability Library is a comprehensive repository of applied research and knowledge. It’s a key tool for decision makers. Open access applied research reports contribute to a body of knowledge, learning and action to ignite sustainability ideas, policies and practices, and enable the broader community to learn, apply and build on previous research.
Hamza Ali, Cassa Courtney, Caitlyn Lam, Asahi Ng, Emma Reiter, Walter YeungAdam Hyslop, Campus + Community PlanningKIN 464Community, Transportation, WellbeingAndrea Bundon, Kinesiology, School of2019-2020PDF
Pablo Akira Beimler, Anika Bursey, Helen Garbiec, Yette Gram, Spencer Lamirand, Yachen Lin, Sarah Marshall, Lexi Maxwell, Cassidy Penner, Dawn Smith, Stephanie TourandEmma Luker, Sustainability and EngineeringPLAN 522Buildings, Community, WellbeingNora Angeles, Centre for Human Settlements2019-2020PDF
Simone Chandra, Nicholas (Nick) Kay, Kathleen (Kate) Phillips, Elizabeth Smith, Justin TaoSara Kozicky, Office of the VPRI; Colin Moore, Student Housing and Hospitality Services; Melissa Baker, UBC Food ServicesPSYC 421Community, Food, WellbeingJiaying Zhao, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Geoffrey Kyle Gooderham, Arts, Faculty of2019-2020PDF
Alexandra Custeau, Ella Kim Marriott, Holly Benna, Nicholas (Nick) IezziHealth Services: Levonne Abshire; Student Development and Services: Patty HamblerSOCI 420Biodiversity, Health, WellbeingSociology, Department of: Emily Kennedy2019-2020PDF
Charlotte Scholten, Moca Nimmervoll, Kelly Zhang, Haksong (Ryan) Je, Taylor McKerlichHealth Services: Levonne Abshire; Student Development and Services: Patty HamblerSOCI 420Biodiversity, Health, WellbeingSociology, Department of: Emily Kennedy2019-2020PDF
Alexandra Buckley, Tony Gan, Patrick Gregorowicz, Henry Xu, Mark YangAdam Hyslop, Campus + Community PlanningKIN 464Community, Transportation, WellbeingAndrea Bundon, Kinesiology, School of2019-2020PDF
Flavie Pelletier, Marina Melanidis, Keyon Yang, Patrick GibeauJeff Nulty, Building Operations Vancouver Campus; Dean Gregory, Campus + Community Planning; John Madden, Campus + Community Planning; Emma Luker, Sustainability and Engineering; Tara Moreau, UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant ResearchRES 510Biodiversity, Land, WellbeingLeila Harris, Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability2019-2020PDF