IRES News: December 14th, 2020

IRES News & Events


Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas from IRES

Wishing everyone a wonderful winter break!!

Congratulations to Amanda Giang and Naomi Zimmerman on the successful launch of SmellVan

SmellVan is a new odour tracking app that enlists user's help to map stinky spots around Metro Vancouver.

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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, 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. 

Early Bird Deadline: January 18, 2021

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Call for Applications: Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability (GPODS) Fellowship

Applications for the GPODS Second Cohort are open now! The Fellowship will run from February 7 to April 30, 2021. GPODS is made for students and professionals who are at a Watershed Threshold in their academic or professional lives. The Watershed Threshold would signify a significant moment at which the professional would seek to transit into bigger roles in her/his career or scholarly pursuits.

Early Bird Deadline: January 17, 2021

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External Events

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Recent IRES Publications

Recent publications by IRES' core faculty members.

Integrating high-speed videos in capture-mark-recapture studies of insects
R Khelifa, H Mahdjoub, L M’Gonigle, C Kremen
Authorea Preprints

Perennial staple crops: yields, distribution, and nutrition in the global food system
M Kreitzman, E Toensmeier, KMA Chan, S Smukler, N Ramankutty
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4, 216

From needs to actions: prospects for planned adaptations in high mountain communities
G McDowell, LM Harris, M Koppes, MF Price, KMA Chan, DG Lama
Climatic Change, 163, 953-972

Gender-sensitive analysis of water governance: insights for engendering energy transitions
G Özerol, LM Harris
Engendering the Energy Transition, 59-82

Understanding and responding to the environmental human rights defenders crisis: The case for conservation action
PB Larsen, P Le Billon, M Menton, J Aylwin, J Balsiger, D Boyd, M Forst, F Lambrick et al
Conservation Letters, e12777

Harnessing visitors' enthusiasm for national parks to fund cooperative large‐landscape conservation
AD Middleton, T Stoellinger, H Karandikar, B Leonard, H Doremus, C Kremen
Conservation Science and Practice, e335

Spatial correlations don't predict changes in agricultural ecosystem services: A Canada-wide case study
MGE Mitchell, KMA Chan, NK Newlands, N Ramankutty
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4, 235

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