UBC Geography Students’ Association (GSA) embarked on a trip to the University of Victoria on March 7th for the weekend-long 56th WDCAG Conference. They went on field trips, attended sessions, dined out, and enjoyed the landscape of the city! And they made you this video:
You can also read Joanna’s recap of the conference
The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies recently hosted an international Exploratory Workshop on water and innovation, led by Principal Investigator, our very own Dr. Karen Bakker!
Watch the short video below to learn more about what UBC’s experts are saying about the world’s most pressing water issues.
On January 23rd, President Toope, Dean Averill, the faculty, staff, and students of Geography gathered at the new Ponderosa building to celebrate the opening of their new physical geography lab.
There are currently two labs operating in the large space: the Biogeomorphology Experimental Laboratory (BGMX) and Mountain Channel Hydraulic Experimental Laboratory (MCHEL).
Photographs by Bret Petersen. The full album can be viewed here.
@shorttandEpic made a beautiful flyover video of a Vancouver relief map from UBC Geography department.
Vancouver Relief Map Flyover from Shortt and Epic on Vimeo.
Navigating ” A Wasting World”: Perspectives on Environmentalism and Sustainability in Canada
Taking Bearings: The Imperfect Arc of Canadian Environmentalism – Mar 7
Under Pilotage: Stories We Tell of Frontiers, Homelands, and Wild Places – Mar 14
By Dead Recokning: Fixing a Course for the Future – Mar 14
Marwan Hassan, Professor and Department Head at UBC, provides career advice for Graduate students based on his experience as an academic.
Watch the video: