February 28, 2022 –
Please read and share our new Winter 2022 Newsletter!
December 15, 2021 –
University of Victoria –
A unique, Land-Based Experiential Learning course, HSD 460 (CRN 23991), beginning in January of 2022 has space available!
Offered by the Division of Human and Social Development, this course will be taught by Nick Claxton (Academic Director of Living Lab).
November 3, 2021 –
Please enjoy our Fall 2021 Newsletter where you can read about an eventful summer, highlights from our youth camps and community-campus projects, and the plans we have coming up for the Fall and Winter 2021-2022 season.
If you have any events or information to share on our website or for any questions and comments, please get in touch at [email protected]
September 23, 2021 –
Program Lead or Post-doc – Community-engaged Nature-based Climate Solutions for Water.
The primary goal of this ECCC-funded project is to empower rural and Indigenous communities across Canada to mitigate both water stress induced by climate change, and local loss of nature/biodiversity through an integrated and scalable nature-based climate solutions (NBCS) toolkit/solutions bundle for water sustainability. The position will focus on co-creating this toolkit with community partners, in respectful and reciprocal ways that combine water science/governance, environmental justice, and community engagement. The position is from 1 to 5 years in duration, with a salary range of $50,000-$60,000 plus benefits. Working group: Dr. Kris Dubrawski, Canada Research Chair in Rural and Indigenous Water Sustainability, Department of Geography and Civil Engineering, Dr. Crystal Tremblay, Geography, Special Advisor on Community-Engaged Scholarship; Dr. Eric Higgs, Environmental Studies; Dr. Nick XEMŦOLTW̱ Claxton, Human and Social Development; Dr. Nancy Shackelford, Environmental Studies; UVic Living Lab Project, and several community group partners. Applicants should have a relevant PhD or significant experience working with communities/nature/water. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.
How to Apply: Please email [email protected] with “NBCS Program Lead or Post-doc” as the subject with an introduction and CV. Applications will begin being reviewed on October 8. We look forward to seeing your application!
Kristian (Kris) Dubrawski (he/him) | Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering/Geography | Canada Research Chair | University of Victoria | ECS Building, room 466, Victoria, BC, Canada | Unceded W̱SÁNEĆ, Lək̓ʷəŋən and Wyomilth Territories | 250-472-5758 |
September, 2021 –
- UVic Conversation: Living Lands and Indigenous Climate Solutions: Responsibilities beyond Territorial Acknowledgements, https://www.uvic.ca/climate-solutions/living-lands/index.php
- Amalis Riera Vuibert, a researcher with the Fisheries, Ecology and Marine Conservation Lab at UVic, shared her story of participating with the Summer 2021 Living Lab Youth Eco-Stewards Program – https://meridian.cs.dal.ca/2021/08/23/listening-under-the-waves-at-tlches/
July 19th, 2021 –
Check out our Summer Newsletter where you can read about our Network Gathering on May 26th, our newest staff members, amazing projects like Decolonize, Decarbonize!, community events, and the new Indigenous Youth Eco-Stewardship Program!
Newsletter – Living Lab Summer Newsletter 2021
“Open Science Beyond Open Access: For and With Communities. A Step Towards the Decolonization of Knowledge”. Available here: https://zenodo.org/record/3946773#.X2uYDWhKiUk