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Congratulations Bill Rees and Mathis Wackernagel, a SCARP PhD graduate, for winning the prestigious Blue Planet Award for Sustainability

Please join us in congratulating Bill Rees and Mathis Wackernagel, a SCARP PhD graduate, for winning the prestigious Blue Planet Award for Sustainability AND the Kenneth E. Boulding Award from the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) for the development of the Ecological Footprint!  See links for further details. 

Congratulations, Leonie Sandercock was awarded Honorary Doctorate by Roskilde University

Leonie Sandercock, Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Roskilde University in Denmark on September 21, 2012. During her visit to Roskilde, Prof. Sandercock delivered the Honorary Doctorate Lecture, "Changing the Lens: film as action research and therapeutic planning practice," and showed Part 1 of the documentary, "Finding our Way," that she produced with Giovanni Attili." She was nominated for this honour by Roskilde University's Dept. of Environmental, Social, and Spatial Change.

New Housing Survey Generates Headlines

SCARP Director, Penny Gurstein is quoted in a recent Vancouver Province news story about a UBC survey of Metro Vancouver residents and their experience with housing. The survey shows that one in six respondents believe they have been discriminated against by landlords and many report dissatisfaction with the region’s unaffordability. Dr. Gurstein said the goal of the survey was to identify vulnerabilities in the region’s housing system and generate new policy ideas.

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UBC Faculty of Applied Science Celebration 2019

The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction was created in 2015 to mark the celebration of the University of British Columbia’s 100th anniversary as one of the founding Faculties of the institution. The medal serves to recognize individuals who have brought high honour to the Faculty and/or who have made longstanding or significant contributions to advance its vision, mission and mandate. Join the Faculty of Applied Science as we celebrate the many individuals whose achievements contributed to our success through the Dean’s Medal of Distinction.

Let's give Leonie Sandercock a big congratulations for achieving the Applied Science Dean's Medal of Distinction - 2019

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