News & Events
An Event - Oct 5th 6-9 at the Arboretum
Ticket is Free, Registration Required
This panel event, featuring esteemed speakers with expertise in environmental issues, will help the audience reflect on the strengths, challenges and opportunities for conservation in Canada. Moderated by Judy Maddren M.S.M, CBC Journalist and UofG Alumna the panelists include:
The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences is excited to present this event in support of the Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance. U of G and Kinross joined forces in 2008 in a new education and research network to promote responsible natural resource management. The panel event has limited seating so reserve your seat!
Congratulations to Eugenia Kwok for placing first at the graduate student presentation in the Geographies of Asia Panel at the CAG conference!
Eugenia's topic: "Investigating gender implications on fisher engagement in conservation in the Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia".
Kirby Calvert has won the annual PiHG (Progress in Human Geography) best paper prize in 2016. This prize rewards high-quality published work by human geographers early in their career. Kirby's prize paper is "'Energy geography' to 'energy geographies': Perspectives on a fertile academic borderland".
Read about Kirby's accomplishment and access his paper: http://journals.sagepub.com/page/phg/best-paper-prize-2016
Mapping the Candian Industrial Landscape of 1871
E. Bloomfield, G.T. Bloomfield and J.E. Mersey
Congratulations to Jen Silver for winning the CAG Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement.
"In recognition of her research program that examines contemporary oceans governance and marine resource management".
Congrats to doctoral candidate Josie Wittmer who was awarded a Society of Woman Geographers fellowship for Dissertation Research. Josie's advisor is Kate Parizeau.
John Lindsay is featured on the front page of the University web site, discussing his latest version of Whitebox, a GIS tool. Whitebox has been downloaded approx. 25,000 times since John developed it.
Evan Fraser and Kate Parizeau are featured in a TVO Documentary series that will be airing March 31 at 7:30 pm. Tune in to The Water Brothers, Season 4 show titled "More Food, Less Water"
"An astounding 70 per cent of all the freshwater that humans use is for agriculture and 60 per cent of that water is wasted. Tyler and Alex travel across North America to meet with farmers using innovative technologies to combat water waste in agriculture."