June 16, 2021
From June 9th to 11th, 2021 the UBC Future Waters group hosted the 2021 Water and Environment Student Talks (WEST) Conference. Unbounded by geography, the virtual 2021 WEST Conference welcomed 250 participants from 25 countries for three days of knowledge-sharing and water discussions.
April 26, 2021
Last week, we hosted our Water Luncheon Series with guest speaker Dr. Melissa McCracken, an assistant professor at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University, where she teaches international environmental policy. Broadly, she supports interdisciplinary research and teaching for water policy and management.
March 3, 2021
Last week, we hosted our Water Luncheon Series with guest speaker Jimmy Zammar, Director of Integrated Planning and Utility Division for The City of Vancouver.
February 2, 2021
Last week, we hosted a workshop at the University of British Columbia Okanagan on Aboriginal water rights and title.
December 1, 2020
Future Waters First Water Policy Workshop on December 4 - Water and Mining: Science, Practice, & Policy Workshop
Water & Mining Workshop - December 4
November 17, 2020
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October 5, 2020
Last week, we hosted the latest Water Luncheon series with Dr. Saman Razavi: “Let’s talk about the future of mathematical modelling for water resources”. It was fantastic to host so many interested people and receive so many great questions for the Q&A!
April 1, 2020
We are pleased to announce the launch of the UBC Future Waters Research Excellence Cluster.
First Nations land acknowledegement
We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.