The Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT): current trends and challenges

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join us as world-renowned fisheries scientist, Dr Daniel Pauly discusses Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT). Location: AERL Theatre, 2202 Main Mall, UBC Vancouver or Online via Zoom.  RSVP required GOLT provides mechanisms for key aspects of the biology (food conversion efficiency, growth and its response to temperature, the timing of maturation, and others) of water-breathing ectotherms (WBEs). The […]

From citizen science to open-source low-cost technology monitoring vs. policing of small-scale fisheries in Bangladesh (case-study: sharks and rays)

Online/Virtual Event

Speaker: Dr. Alifa Haque Oxford University & National Geographic Photo Ark EDGE Fellow Dr. Haque completed her doctoral studies at the Nature-based Solutions Initiative in the Dept. of Biology, Oxford, with the support of a Bangabandhu Scholarship. Her research: "Towards a socially just sustainable fishery preserving sharks and rays in the Bay of Bengal", aims […]

Meet Your Maker

UBC Bookstore 6200 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Celebrate food sustainability on campus. Meet the people behind the food you eat. Samples, give-aways and learn the stories of local businesses and partners of UBC Food Services and UBC Vancouver Campus. UBC Farm Wednesday Market, Ethical Bean Coffee, Milano Coffee Roaster, Snowcrest frozen berries, Bonus Bakery, Susgrainable, Phoenix Tents, UpMeals, Kindred Cultures Kefir water, […]


Climate Solutions Research Collective Welcome & Launch

Asian Centre 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join the launch of UBC’s new pan-university initiative to connect researchers on climate change solutions. Learn about the initiative, engage with fellow UBC climate researchers, and contribute your ideas for the collective.


Future of mariculture under climate change

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Aquaculture has shown remarkable growth, averaging about 6.7% per year over the last three decades, making it the fastest-growing agro-food sector worldwide. In 2021, aquaculture accounted for approximately 91 million tonnes, representing 47% of total fish food production. However, mariculture, a sub-sector of aquaculture, faces uncertainties due to climate change's impact on farm species and […]

Employer on Campus: Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

Brock Hall 1874 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Imagine your life in Japan with the JET Programme. Find out how you can gain valuable overseas work experience, learn about Japanese culture, and meet people from around the world, while contributing to language education and international understanding.   The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme offers a minimum, one-year opportunity to experience Japan as […]

Advanced Models and Solutions for Mitigating the Impact of Ship Noise on Marine Mammals

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In the scientific community, it is now well recognized that anthropogenic noise poses serious threats to marine mammals. The main noise sources come from large commercial vessels such as cargo ships, tankers, cruise ships and ferries to small-size watercrafts such as motorized boats, fishing vessels and tugboats. Propeller cavitation, hull vibration and onboard machinery are […]

The Russian-Ukrainian War: Why did it Happen? How did it Start? How is it Going?

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

in the series The Russia-Ukraine War and Memory Politics Coach House, Green College, UBC and livestreamed A reception follows this event mong other explanations, geopolitical justifications predominate the literature on why Russia invaded Ukraine. To unpack the driving force behind the war in Ukraine, this reasoning focuses primarily on relations between the West and Russia, […]

Marine Stressors Magnified: Lessons from the Sea of Marmara Catastrophe

Online/Virtual Event

Marginal seas offer invaluable insights into the effects of human activities on marine ecosystems, often revealing localized impacts before they manifest in larger marine systems. The Sea of Marmara, a near-enclosed basin characterized by its natural permanent stratification, stands as a recognized biological corridor connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Seas. Surrounded by the densely […]

Unpacking COP28: A Panel Discussion

Geography Building 1984 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

With COP28 in the United Arab Emirates just around the corner, join a panel of experts for a primer on how United Nations climate summits work, the pressing issues up for negotiation this year, and a question-and-answer period. This event is hosted by the UBC Climate Solutions Research Collective, a new pan-university initiative designed to […]