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Events in "Ecosystems" research area
Jul
8
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 8, 2015 starting at 6:00 PM until July 8, 2015 7:30 PM
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Oct
9
2014
Farming for a Sustainable Planet
October 9, 2014 starting at 3:00 PM until October 9, 2014 5:00 PM
Join us for an engaging lecture and Q&A by Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability, as part of the UBC The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series. Photo credit: Don Erhardt
Oct
30
2013
History, Social Institutions, and the Philippine Biodiversity Crises
October 30, 2013 starting at 5:30 PM until October 30, 2013 7:00 PM
How did biological and human domains arrive at their present states and influence each other over historical time? A Lecture by Dr. Raul Suarez.
Mar
30
2010
IRES Seminar Series: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver
March 30, 2010 starting at 12:15 PM until March 30, 2010 1:45 AM
The IRES Seminar Series presents an Interdisciplinary Living Lab Course: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver.
Jan
13
2010
Film Screening: The End of the Line
January 13, 2010 starting at 4:00 PM until January 13, 2010 7:00 PM
Please join us for a film screening and discussion, featuring film stars Daniel Pauly and Rashid Sumaila. Light refreshments will also be served.
Oct
17
2008
Ecohealth & Watersheds: Promoting health and reducing disparities through ecosystem management
October 17, 2008 starting at 12:30 PM until October 17, 2008 2:00 PM
The Liu Institute presents: Dr. Margot Parkes
Mar
12
2008
Do We Still Need the World Bank?
March 12, 2008 starting at 8:30 AM until March 12, 2008 10:00 AM
Dr. Paul Collier will keynote the plenary session of the Student-Led Colloquium on the World Bank and it's influence on poverty reduction.
Mar
11
2008
Dr. Paul Collier discusses Commodity Booms and Poverty Alleviation
March 11, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM until March 11, 2008 9:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collier joins UBC's Celebrate Research Week to discuss two of his recent works, "Managing Commodity Booms: Lessons of International Experience" and "Poverty Reduction in Africa". UBC experts will discuss and respond to Dr. Collier's research findings.
Mar
11
2008
The Liu Institute hosts Paul Collier, author of best-seller, "The Bottom Billion"
March 11, 2008 starting at 1:30 PM until March 11, 2008 3:30 PM
Dr. Paul Collierís research focuses on the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. In addition to the usual academic outputs, his work has had substantial policy impact. In the past year Dr. Collier has been the senior adviser to the Right Honourable Tony Blairís Commission on Africa, addressed the General Assembly of the UN, given a seminar at 10 Downing St. , and been invited to meet with Condoleezza Rice on her recent UK visit.
Oct
11
2007
Michael Ignatieff - Building Citizenship
October 11, 2007 starting at 12:30 PM until October 11, 2007 2:00 PM
Michael Ignatieff is a prominent author, academic, and Member of Parliament. Mr. Ignatieff is the former director of the Carr Centre for Human Rights and Policy at Harvard University.
May
22
2002
Water and the Future of Life on Earth
May 22, 2002 starting at 12:00 AM until May 23, 2002 12:00 AM
A workshop and think tank co-sponsored by the Liu Institute and Simon Fraser University on Water and the Future of Life on Earth.
Oct
12
2000
Global Vision for Forests
October 12, 2000 starting at 12:00 AM until October 13, 2000 12:00 AM
In June of 1999 the World Bank/WWF Alliance met with a group of leading conservation agencies and policy researchers convened by the Council on Foreign Relations to launch a Global Vision research project on long term prospects for world forests. Tha
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