IRES News: November 8th, 2021

IRES News & Events

IRES and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems are seeking an interdisciplinary scholar who uses econometric and other quantitative techniques to investigate human dimensions of biodiversity conservation. For example, research interests may include how individual and institutional actions affect conservation outcomes, or how biodiversity conservation affects aspects of human well-being. Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For questions about the application process, contact the Chair of the Selection Committee c/o Anticipated start July 1, 2022. Share Widely!

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November 11, 2021: No Seminar Due to Midterm Break

There will be no seminar on Thursday, November 11 due to Miderm Break (November 10-12).

November 18, 2021: IRES Student Seminar with Yeonuk Kim and Helina Jolly 

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Announcing a new book from IRES's Dana James and Evan Bowness! 

Through stories and photographs, this book communicates how to advance agroecological transitions by connecting urban/rural experiences.

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Job Opportunities

Graduate Student Opportunities

UBC Library Research Commons Newsletter

Check out the latest UBC Library Research Commons Newsletter for events, workshops, & 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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Graduate Academic Assistant, Liu Institute Network for Africa (LINA)

The Liu Institute Network for Africa (LINA) at UBC is a graduate student-led, research-based network within the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA).

Application Deadline: November 8, 2021.


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Graduate Academic Assistant for Indigenous Strategic Plan Self-Assessment Coordinator

UBC Forestry is hiring a Graduate Academic Assistant for Indigenous Strategic Plan Self-Assessment Coordinator.

Application Deadline: November 8, 2021.


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TA Opportunity for UBC Course in 2021W Term 2: ASIC 220

TA Opportunity for UBC Course: ASIC 220 in Term 2.

Application deadline: November 15, 2021.


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Sessional Lecturer Positions 2021W: GEOG 211 201

Doctoral students who wish to apply must submit a proposal indicating the benefits of teaching and impact of teaching to their current progress in the program. Proposal should then be endorsed and signed by their supervisor/s. Only endorsed proposal will be considered.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2021.


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External Events

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Recent IRES Publications

Recent publications by IRES faculty:

Teaching Science as a Process, Not a Set of Facts

G Öberg, et al.
Science & Education (2021): 1-31.

Closing the Adaptation Gap in Mountains

G McDowell, M Stevens, et al.
FMountain Research and Development 41.3 (2021): A1.

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