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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.

Nadja Kunz

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Nadja Kunz

She works at the interface of research and practice to resolve private sector water challenges, with a focus on the mining and resources sector.

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Quantum Leap: China’s Satellite and the New Arms Race

Liu Assistant Professor Taylor Owen and co-author Robert Gorwa explore the implications of the new generation of quantum science.

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What is this thing called organic? –…

Learn why organic regulations need to better incorporate environmental best practices.

Events

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October 2016
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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
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 Policy presents Sense and Debility: How disability figures in progressive social policy with Dr. Catherine Frazee.

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27

January 2017
8:00 AM

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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

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February 2017
5:00 PM

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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.

Angela McIntyre

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March 2017
12:00 PM

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Participatory Food Security Research with Rural South African Communities

Join this talk with Dr. Angela McIntyre, as part of the UBC Future of Food global dialogue series.

Robert Reich

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March 2017
6:30 PM

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Robert Reich – The Rise of the Anti-Establishment: Where do…

Join Dr. Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, for his keynote talk as part of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies.

COP21 Negotiators

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March 2017
12:00 PM

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Implementing the Paris Agreement: Are We On The Right Track?…

Join this free UBC talk and Q&A on implementing the Paris Agreement with Satya S. Tripathi, Senior Advisor, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Advancing Water Stewardship in Mining

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March 2017
12:00 PM

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Advancing Water Stewardship in Mining – from the site to…

Learn of Prof. Nadja Kunz's evolving research program that focuses on developing new tools and frameworks to improve collaborative decision-making by governments, communities and industry towards more sustainable water allocation…

Future of Food Series

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March 2017
12:00 PM

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Worker Justice & Food Security with Anthony Peeples

Join us for this talk with Anthony Peeples, as part of the UBC Future of Food global dialogue series series.

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21

March 2017
12:30 PM

Event

Individualization of War

Join us for an engaging talk and Q&A with Jennifer Welsh, Professor and Chair in International Relations at the European University Institute.

Wastewater Reuse

23

March 2017
12:30 PM

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Dr. Bejoy K Thomas – Whose water? Challenges and complexities…

Join a UBC Future of Food global dialogue series talk on the challenges & complexities in wastewater reuse.

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.

Vegetables

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April 2017
1:30 PM

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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

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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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An Enduring Problem: Radioactive Waste From Nuclear Energy

M. V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Affairs at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, has published an article on nuclear waste.

M. V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Affairs at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, has published an article on nuclear waste.