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Kai helps launch new BES journal People and Nature

Kai Chan is a Lead Editor for People and Nature, the new journal of relational thinking from the British Ecological Society. The journal will be open access, deeply interdisciplinary, rigorous, innovative, and run by a reputable professional society (not a for-profit publisher).

Ale Echeverri wins the Raja Rosenbluth Award

Alejandra Echeverri won the Raja Rosenbluth Award for Women in Biological Sciences, a prestigious UBC award given to one female graduate student each year for her leadership in science. Congrats, Ale!

Liz Williams wins Freda Pagani award

Liz Williams won the Freda Pagani Outstanding MA Thesis award, an IRES award for our best Master’s thesis of the year. Congratulations, Liz!

Kai wins a Killam Research Fellowship

Kai was awarded a UBC Killam Research Fellowship for his upcoming sabbatical in 2018-9. Click here for more details.

Rocío López joins CHANS Lab

Rocío López, a new PhD student supervised by Kai, joined IRES and CHANS Lab in January 2018. Welcome, Rocío!

Kai kicks off new public lecture series at Vancouver Aquarium

Tue Jan 23 @ 7pm, Kai will talk about, “Seeking Justice Amidst Complexity: Sea Otters, Poachers, Kelp, and Coastal Communities” in the free Ocean Matters series. http://www.vanaqua.org/experience/events/annual-and-upcoming-events/monthly-public-lectures

Kai and Casey Chiu publish an op-ed in the Vancouver Sun

Creating a whale sanctuary is not as easy as it sounds“. Casey is an undergrad who was in ENVR 430; this op-ed began as an assignment in that class.

Mollie Chapman defends her PhD

Mollie defended her PhD dissertation entitled, “Agri-‘culture’ and Biodiversity: Rethinking Payments for Ecosystem Services in Light of Relational Values”. Congrats, Mollie!

Kai joins the RSC College of New Scholars

Kai Chan was inducted as one of 70 new members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. UBC’s spiffy 1-minute video.

Kai speaks in favour of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

… and argues for the need for inter-agency collaboration to support truly interdisciplinary research (Canada lags behind with its siloed funding councils). Video

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