Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in...

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

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Tue, February 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7819
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
Wed, February 27, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. Free. Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences Seminar Series presents: Dr. Ian Walker, Professor, Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, UBC Okanagan Do You Know the Mussel Man? Ian will discuss the diversity of...
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30
Thu, February 28, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM WEST MALL SWING SPACE BUILDING. Free but RSVP required. Join UBC’s Department of Psychology and Office of the Provost for an evening of stimulating discussion on the rewards of open science featuring Brian Nosek, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00
Fri, March 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM University Centre. Free. Doctoral Dissertation Oral Examination Announcement in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Eric Kraemer Vukicevich will defend the thesis entitled The Effect of Vineyard Groundcover...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 09:30 to 11:00
Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). NOTE: This panel is part of a UBC IOF graduate class. Limited seats available to others. TICKET REQUIRED . Panelists: Seanan McGuire, Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Kristi Charish Moderator: Kaylee Byers Location: AERL...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Fri, March 1, 2019 1:30 PM - 5:45 PM See description. Free. Philosophy Colloquium March 1, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 5:45p.m. EME 2111 This event is open to all. Please join us. Refreshments will be provided. Schedule of events: 1:30pm - 2:45pm John Beatty, UBC Vancouver Consensus: It May not Mean What You...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:45
Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series presents Harriet Friedmann. Join Dr. Friedmann for a one hour talk followed by facilitated discussion to learn about the foundation of selecting, saving, changing and planting seeds...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:00
Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7928
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Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00 to 14:00

Past Events

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7806
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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00 to 14:00
Tue, February 19, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Engineering, Management and Education Building. Free. Master’s Thesis Oral Examination Announcement in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Biology, Lucas Elliott will defend the thesis entitled There and Back Again...
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:30
Fri, February 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Sarah Foster / Liane Veitch SeaChoice Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Since SeaChoice's founding in 2006 until 2017, our focus was to increase consumer awareness and develop materials on seafood...
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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Fri, February 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Steven J. Cooke Professor, Carleton University Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) Natural resource management agencies implement conservation policies with the presumption that they are effective and...
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Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Thu, February 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM CENTRE FOR INTERACTIVE RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABILITY (CIRS). Explore and network with different organizations both on and off campus that are using science and technology to create change. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, for summer roles or spaces to...
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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:00 to 15:30
Tue, February 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find location and description information at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7815
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability. The fair is an interdisciplinary and intersectional...
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
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AMS Nest
While only 35% of North Americans can pass environmental literacy tests, only 10% can pass basic energy literacy tests. Despite such low energy literacy rates, a recent poll demonstrated that 77% of Canadians either have “concern” or “extreme concern” for the impact of energy on society and the...
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Friday, February 1, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00
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BC Hydro Theatre 2260 West Mall Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability UBC Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Fri, February 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Speaker: Dr. Nathan Bennett Research Associate, OceanCanada Partnership Location: AERL Theatre (Rm. 120) In peopled seas: Catalyzing insights from the marine social sciences in the ocean sustainability...
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Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Tue, January 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. FREE. Join us as CBC Meteorologist and science host, Johanna Wagstaffe, discusses her book Fault Lines, focusing on the science behind earthquakes and the risks associated with living on BC's South Coast. Johanna will further...
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

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