IRES News: May 3rd, 2021

IRES News & Events

Congratulations to former IRES postdoc Dr. Robin Harder and IRES’s Dr. Gunilla Öberg on winning the best paper award in Critical Reviews of Environmental Science and Technology!

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SETAC Europe is one of 32 organisations allotted a seat at the European Commission's high-level roundtable on its new chemicals strategy. Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Annegaaike Leopold!

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IRES alumna Ilana Judah has been recognised by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions for working closely with BC Housing to co-develop the Integrated Building Adaptation and Mitigation Assessment (IBAMA) framework and tools. Congratulations!

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UBC Library Research Commons Newsletter

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

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Call for Applications: 2021 Spring Graduate Awards Competition

A number of University awards for the 2021/22 academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students. The maximum value of funding that can be offered to a student is $16,000, or $18,000 for the #6495 Andrew Nord Fellowships in Rheumatology.

The deadline to submit a complete application package to Graduate Program Manager Kelsey Robertson at is Friday, May 7 at noon.

For more information, please click here.

Call for Abstracts: Sustainable Ocean Conference, September 23-25, 2021

The Dalhousie Marine Affairs Program is proud to host its tenth annual Sustainable Ocean Conference, September 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2021. Interested students are asked to submit an abstract (150-175 words) profiling their research, the actual or anticipated results, as well as major-take home messages.

Deadline to submit: May 22, 2021

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Call for Applications: The 2021 Bertram Scholarships

In recognition of the growing importance of good governance to all Canadian institutions, the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research is offering annual Bertram Scholarships of $15,000 to PhD students registered at Canadian universities. Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Bertram Scholarships.

Application Deadline: May 27, 2021


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Recent IRES Publications

Recent publications by IRES faculty:

Can public universities play a role in fostering seed sovereignty?

A Lyon, H Friedmann, and H Wittman.
Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 9.1 (2021).

Lived experiences of ‘peak water’ in the high mountains of Nepal and Peru

G McDowell, M Koppes, LM Harris, KMA Chan, et al.
Climate and Development (2021): 1-14.

The manufacturing of consensus: A struggle for epistemic authority in chemical risk evaluation

B McIlroy-Young, G Öberg, and A Leopold.
Environmental Science & Policy 122 (2021): 25-34.

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