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Research Assistant, Integrated Water Resources Management

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : University of British Columbia: Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability
Acronyme : UBC: IRES
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The mission of the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability is to foster sustainable futures through integrated research and learning about the linkages among human and natural systems to support decision making from local to global scales. The IRES transdisciplinary Resource Management and Environmental Studies graduate program research foci is water resources, coastal zone management, land use (agriculture, forestry, mining) and environmental quality, eco-risk and innovations of sustainable development. IRES encourages interdisciplinary collaboration among the faculty, departments and centres at UBC, as well as other institutes and programs undertaking resources management and sustainable practices research in Canada and around the world. It attempts to break away from the restrictions imposed by the traditional compartmentalization of research, and transcends disciplinary boundaries in its search for solutions. In its research, IRES recognizes the linkages between environment and development issues, and the concept of sustainable development implies the need to connect environmental imperatives directly to economic and social priorities. The IRES mandate focuses on these linkages, seeking ways to integrate the environment, economy and social institutions.
Adresse : Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory
427-2202 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia,
V6T 1Z4
FAX: (604) 822-9250
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Personne ressource : Roberta Nouari
Courriel : iresinterns@ires.ubc.ca
Pays : Afrique du Sud
Ville : Pretoria
Secteur : Distribution d'eau et assainissement
Description du stage : The intern will be associated with the Water Resource Governance Systems Focused Research Group. The project focus is on knowledge generation in the areas of policy, governance, water resource planning and management approaches and social-ecological systems (including human health). The project objective is to ensure the equitable, efficient and sustainable deployment of water resources to support socio-economic development.

In Canada

The intern will conduct research and familiarize his/herself with CSIR policies and the research project with which s/he will be associated.

Overseas

The intern will:

- assist in researching various water governance issues in South Africa.

- research and document case studies of best practices in water resource governance in and around Pretoria.
Organisation d'accueil : Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : CSIR is a national science council. It leads multi-disciplinary research and technological innovation to foster industrial and scientific development, either by itself or in co-operation with principals from the private or public sectors. The council aims to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the people of the Republic of South Africa.