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UBC Athletics Posts 3 Sustainability Internships

UBC Athletics Posts 3 Sustainability Internships

The following three internship descriptions are based on three identified areas in need of attention within UBC Athletics and Recreation department. Facility Data Tracking and Life Cycle Assessment Internship Facilities Improvement Internship UBC Thunderbirds Community Outreach Internship If interested, please contact: Graduate Programs Assistant School of Kinesiology University of British Columbia 210 – 6081 University […]

Vancouver Whitecaps seeks volunteers

Vancouver Whitecaps seeks volunteers

Vancouver Whitecaps FC is looking for 10-15 sports-business minded students who are willing to volunteer for 3 matches during the 2012 MLS season. Applicants should be willing to be at BC Place for approximately 5 hours on match day, and will be responsible for collecting survey data from game attendees on tablet computers. Each participating […]

Life Cycle Assessment of the UBC Thunderbirds

Life Cycle Assessment of the UBC Thunderbirds

CSS publishes new report measuring the environmental impact of UBC Athletics teams, events, and venues

“Sport and Peace” Book Published

“Sport and Peace” Book Published

by Brian Wilson, Professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology and Advisory Steering Committee member of the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability

Symposium: Advancing Social Development Through Sport

Symposium: Advancing Social Development Through Sport

Presented by the UBC Faculty of Education, the School of Kinesiology, and the Centre for Sport and Sustainability

GRI Releases Event Sector Supplement

GRI Releases Event Sector Supplement

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has released a new sustainability reporting mechanism for events.

Wendy Frisby Top 20

Wendy Frisby Top 20

The Centre would like to congratulate our own Wendy Frisby for being recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity in 2011 by  CAAWS (Canadian Association for Women in Sport). Wendy Frisby is a Professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology and former Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies. She is […]

Feminist Community Research book published

Feminist Community Research book published

Wendy Frisby is co-Director of the CSS and a Professor in the School of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Education

Sport Mega-Event Think Tank: Grad Student Symposium

Sport Mega-Event Think Tank: Grad Student Symposium

Join us at CIRS on Thursday, November 10 for a grad-student led afternoon of presentations and discussions.

2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost

2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost

British Columbia’s economy grew in 2010 with new businesses, jobs and an increase in visitor spending …