IRES News: September 8th, 2020

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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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URO Research EXperience (REX) Graduate Student Mentorship Opportunity

The Research EXperience (REX) Program is currently recruiting graduate student and postdoctoral fellow mentors! REX is a 6-month long program designed to help undergraduate students build fundamental research skills through a proposed research project. For the 2020-2021 cycle, REX will be held online. Meetings can be held virtually and methods of communication are up to you and your mentees.

Application deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM 

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Call for Applications: Sustainability Scholars Program

The UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is pleased to offer UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in funded sustainability internship projects.

Application deadline: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM

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Seeking a PhD Student: Agroecology and/or Conservation Science

UC Davis is seeking Ph.D. students interested in conservation biology and/or agro-ecology to join the Karp Lab in the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology at the University of California, Davis.

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External Events

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Recent IRES Publications

Recent publications by IRES' core faculty members.

Assessment of the growth in social groups for sustainable agriculture and land management
J Pretty, S Attwood, R Bawden, H van den Berg, ZP Bharucha, J Dixon, CB Flora et al
Global Sustainability 3, e23, 1-16

A user-inspired framework and tool for restoring multifunctional landscapes: putting into practice stakeholder and scientific knowledge of landscape services
GT Duarte, M Mitchell, F Martello, EJ Gregr, AP Paglia, KMA Chan, MC Ribeiro
Landscape Ecology, 1-14

How well do people understand the climate impact of individual actions?
S Wynes, J Zhao, SD Donner
Climatic Change, 1-14

Investigating the impacts of biochar on water fluxes in tropical agriculture using stable isotopes
BMC Fischer, L Morillas, JR Conejo, R Sánchez-Murillo, AS Serrano, J Frentress, CH Cheng et al
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 1-47

The effectiveness of flower strips and hedgerows on pest control, pollination services and crop yield: a quantitative synthesis
M Albrecht, D Kleijn, NM Williams, M Tschumi, BR Blaauw, R Bommarco, AJ Campbell et al
Ecology Letters

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