IRES News: July 4th, 2022

IRES welcomed Dr. Navin Ramankutty as our new Director on July 1, 2022, for a four-year term. We are delighted that Navin has agreed to become the next Director of IRES!

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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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UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Update Newsletter

Check out the latest "GradUpdate" - a weekly snapshot of workshops and opportunities available to UBC graduate students.

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PPGA 568 002 Global Economic Policy | 2022W Term 2 by Professor Kristen Hopewell

This course introduces the key issues and debates in global economic policy. It begins with the main schools of thinking about the global economy and its governance. It then turns to examining a range of critical policy topics, including: the role of government in the economy; globalization and regionalism, and more. The course focuses on applying rigorous analysis and empirical evidence to debate contemporary policy problems and develop effective solutions. It will shed light on the dynamics of international negotiations and the role of governments, international institutions, businesses and non-governmental organizations in global economic policymaking. Students will come away with a strong understanding of the workings of the global economy, which is essential to a successful career in many different areas of global policy.

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Research EXperience (REX) Program Mentor Opportunity

We are currently looking for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the faculty of Science who are interested in committing a minimum of 4 hours each month to act as a mentor. If this opportunity interests you and you would like to become a mentor, please fill out our initial registration form here (the final registration opens in August). This is a great opportunity for graduate students to gain mentorship, leadership, and management skills. Furthermore, the REX program assists mentors on the lookout for promising students to take into their research groups through direct evaluation for 6 months (October to March).

Deadline: August 29, 2022

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Creative Biolabs' 2022 Scholarship

With an effort to further support their research and higher education in the medical and science-related fields, Creative Biolabs is proud to announce the 2022 Scholarship Program for awarding $1,000 to an outstanding college student.

Deadline: September 30, 2022

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Ruder, SL., Dana, J., Bowness, E., Robin, T., and Dale, B. Power and Resistance, 7th ed. (2022)

Li, ML.Gillies EJ., Briner, R.,  Hoover, CA., Sora, KJ., Loseto, LL., Walters, WJ., Cheung, W., and Amanda Giang. (2022) Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, Advance Article

Campos, A.A., Bullen, C.D., Gregr, E.J., McKechnie, I.,Chan, K. Steller’s sea cow uncertain history illustrates importance of ecological context when interpreting demographic histories from genomes. Nat Commun 13, 3674 (2022).

Luo Y, Douglas J, Pahl S, Zhao J. Reducing Plastic Waste by Visualizing Marine Consequences. Environment and Behavior. 2022;54(4):809-832. doi:10.1177/00139165221090154

Rolhauser, A.G., Windfeld, E., Hanson, S., Wittman, H., Thoreau, C., Lyon, A. and Isaac, M.E. (2022), A trait–environment relationship approach to participatory plant breeding for organic agriculture. New Phytol.

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