IRES Newsletter: January 11th, 2021

 

 

IRES News: January 11th, 2021

 

IRES News & Events

 

 

Congratulations to IRES alumna Dr. Nicole Wilson, who has been named the new Canada Research Chair in Arctic Environmental Change and Governance!

 

January 14, 2021: IRES Student Seminar with Sandeep Pai and Ian Theaker (First Seminar in Term 2)

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January 26, 2021, 5-7pm PST: Join Dr. David Boyd's public talk on the urgent need for the legal recognition of the human right to a healthy environment, a right currently not protected by national laws in Canada. 

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January 29 & February 05, 2021: The 4th Annual Geomatics Networking Event

An opportunity to connect with various geomatics organizations about industry, research, and career prospects. Hosted by UBC Forestry.

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Job Opportunities

 

Kikta Chair Position in Environment and Sustainability at University at Buffalo

Researcher-in-Residence on Coastal Adaptation at PICS

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ethics and Climate Change at Princeton University

Postdoctoral Scholar in Climate, Oceanography, and/or Ecosystem Science at the University of Washington

PhD Position in Land Use Change at the University of Basel

Research Fellow in Creative and Gender Transformative Climate Action in Uganda at the University of Leeds

 

Research Lead at Ecotrust Canada

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Queensland

Referrals Analyst at Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Eutopia Fellowship at the University of Gothenburg

 

Graduate Student Opportunities

 

UBC Library Research Commons Newsletter

Check out the latest UBC Library Research Commons Newsletter for events, workshops, and more!

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ESAC 2021 Annual Conference: Call for Papers

The 2021 Annual Conference will be packed with exciting digital events and opportunities including keynote events and research showcases. Reflecting the 2021 Congress Theme “Northern Relations”, ESAC invites submissions from a diverse range of issues and topics

Application Deadline: January 18, 2021

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PhD Studentship with the Ocean Graduate Excellence Network (OGEN) at Dalhousie University

The Vibrant Forest Landscapes Lab at the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design is seeking an outstanding graduate student to start a two year MSc position in September 2021. The immediate focus will be on the use of arts in communities’ improvement of livelihoods (socio-cultural and economic growth).

Application Deadline: January 30, 2021

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Graduate Student Position in Arts and Environment at UBC Forestry

The Vibrant Forest Landscapes Lab at the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design is seeking an outstanding graduate student to start a two year MSc position in September 2021. The immediate focus will be on the use of arts in communities’ improvement of livelihoods (socio-cultural and economic growth).

Early Bird Deadline: January 30, 2021

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Call for Applications: Sustainability Scholars Program (paid internships)

The UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is pleased to offer UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in funded sustainability internship projects. The USI is currently accepting applications for over 60 internships that will commence May 3, 2021.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

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Call for Applications: Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2021

Call for applications now open for the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2021. The scholarship provides recipients with great networking opportunities, funding and access to extensive GIS resources including Esri software, books and training to develop their GIS skills and knowledge.

Application Deadline: March 01, 2021

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Call for Papers: Queen’s Policy Review 2021

The Queen’s Policy Review is seeking paper submissions across Canada in English or French for publication in its Spring 2021 (Volume 12) edition. The QPR is a graduate-level scholarly publication edited and reviewed by students and faculty at the Queen’s School of Policy Studies.

Application Deadline: April 16, 2021

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External Events

 

Check the IRES website for the most up-to-date information on External Events.

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Recent IRES Publications

 

Recent publications by IRES' core faculty members.

Characterization of shortwave and longwave properties of several plastic film mulches and their impact on the surface energy balance and soil temperature
H Jones, TA Black, RS Jassal, Z Nesic, MS Johnson, S Smukler
Solar Energy, 214, 457-470

Advancing food sovereignty through farmer-driven digital agroecology
H Wittman, D James, Z Mehrabi
International Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 47(3), 235-248

Cumulative air pollution indicators highlight unique patterns of injustice in urban Canada
A Giang, K Castellani
Environmental Research Letters, 15(12), 124063

 

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Monday, January 25, 2021