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Prof. Sumaila Receives Killam Faculty Research Prize

Professor Rashid Sumaila is a recipient of UBC's 2016 Killam Faculty Research Prize in the Applied Science, Sciences Senior Category.

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Bejoy K Thomas

His research has looked at social and economic change, in rural and peri-urban landscapes, with particular focus on land and…

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100 Days shortlisted for Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

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An Enduring Problem: Radioactive Waste From Nuclear…

M. V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Affairs has published an article on nuclear waste.

Events

26

October 2016
6:30 PM

Event

Examining the Nomination Process: How did we get here? Where…

Join Lind Initiative speakers Hans Noel and Byron Shafer, with moderator and UBC Professor Richard Johnston, to explore how the Republican nomination battle defied prediction.

Liu Institute

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November 2016
5:30 PM

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The 
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 Policy presents Sense and Debility: How disability figures in progressive social policy with Dr. Catherine Frazee.

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January 2017
8:00 AM

Event

The Suitcase: Intergenerational Healing through Traces of the Past

Drop by the Lobby Gallery to immerse yourself in our exhibit until February 28, 2017.

Liu Case Room

22

February 2017
5:00 PM

Event

Toward a Progressive Politics of Financial Regulation workshop

This workshop brings together a small group of scholars to focus on the relationships between financial institutions and financial markets, economic regulation and progressive political priorities.

Organic Food

29

March 2017
1:00 PM

Event

Dr. Verena Seufert – What is this thing called organic?…

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on how organic farming is codified in regulations.

Claire Kremen

30

March 2017
12:30 PM

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Dr. Claire Kremen, Berkeley Food Institute, University of California Berkeley

Join our next UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk with Professor Claire Kremen on "Through the bees’ eyes: seeking food system sustainability."

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April 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Private Sector Development in Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Eric Werker will provides an overview of his framework to understand the political economy of economic growth, which has been presented to foreign aid agencies around the world.

Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women

04

April 2017
7:00 PM

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Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women

Join the book launch for Liu Scholar Miriam Matejova’s anthology by and about Canadian immigrant women, Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women.

Vegetables

05

April 2017
1:30 PM

Event

Dr. Barbara Seed – What is a healthy and sustainable…

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on what is a healthy and sustainable diet.

Gabriel-Maltais-Landry

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April 2017
3:00 PM

Event

Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry – Optimizing the use of organic amendments…

Join us for this UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on optimizing the use of organic amendments and cover crops.


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Many shades of gray—The context-dependent performance of organic agriculture

Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a UBC study published in Science Advances finds that might not always be the case.

Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a UBC study published in Science Advances finds that might not always be the case.