Navin Ramankutty, a professor at the Liu Institute for Global Issues and Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability (IRES), is one of 20 North American environmental researchers to receive a Leopold Leadership Fellowship for 2015. Ramankutty will become part of a network of past fellows and program advisors who are working with leaders to solve society’s most pressing environmental and sustainability challenges.
Ramankutty joined UBC in July 2014 as a professor in Global Food Security and Sustainability at IRES. His research concerns global land use change, focusing on agricultural practice and the implications for environmental change and food security. Click here for more information.