PhD in Rural Studies - School of Environmental Design and Rural Development PhD Thesis Defence by Lissel Hernandez Gongora EXAMINATION COMMITTEE: Dr. John Devlin SEDRD, Advisor Dr. Craig Johnson, Political Science, Advisory Committee Dr. Matthew Hoffmann, Munk School of Global Affairs & Policy University of Toronto , External Examiner Dr. Noella Gray, Geography, Internal Examiner Dr. Karen Landman, SEDRD Exam Chair All welcome to attend.
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Rural Planning & Development Program M.Sc. Thesis Defence by Marc-Antoine Larrivee "Polanyian Protective Countermovements: The Case of Organic Producers in Canada" John Devlin, Advisor, SEDRD Ryan Gibson, Advisory Committee Member, SEDRD Sara Epp, Examination Committee Member, SEDRD Wayne Caldwell, Chair of Examination, SEDRD All our welcome to attend.
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Landscape Architecture MLA Master's Thesis Examination Massimiliano Gatta, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend his thesis on "Immaterial Memorials". Martin Holland, Advisor, SEDRD Nadia Amoroso, Co-Advisor, SEDRD Brendan Stewart, Advisory Committee Member, SEDRD Nathan Perkins, Chair of Examination Committee, SEDRD All welcome to attend.
The Rural Symposium is an annual opportunity for University of Guelph graduate students to showcase their rural research to policy makers, policy analysts, and program staff from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). The event facilitates knowledge mobilization and network building between graduate students at the University of Guelph, researchers, and OMAFRA . The 2020 Rural Symposium will take place on February 5, 2020, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Conference Centre at 1 Stone Road in Guelph.
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Landscape Architecture MLA Master's Thesis Examination Kendra Cheeseman, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend her thesis on "Disability, Walks and My Neighbourhood: Experiencing the Urban Environment and Climate Crisis as a Person with Dysautonomia”.
The deadline for graduate students to apply to attend the 2020 International Comparative Rural Policy (ICRPS) Summer Institute in Brandon, Manitoba is December 1, 2019. You can find more details regarding the application form and application process through this document. Further information about the 2020 ICRPS Summer Institute can be found at www.2020.icrps.org.
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development's Winter Social Party will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Italian Canadian Club. This event is for all graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, sessionals, staff and their guests in SEDRD (including Landscape Architecture, Rural Planning and Development, Capacity Development and Extension, and Rural Studies). Doors open at 6:30 pm with dinner commencing at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $40 each and include a full-course buffet dinner, prizes, DJ and dancing. Cash Bar (bring your ID)
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Landscape Architecture MLA Master's Thesis Examination Amirhossein Sadeghiesfahani, a master of landscape architecture candidate in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will defend his thesis on "The Historical Evolution of the Landscape Architecture Building at the University of Guelph".
The Landscape Architecture, LARC*4610 / LARC*6360 - Professional Practice course presents a panel discussion on "Supporting Diversity and Growing Equality in the Design Professions. Issues, Experiences and Strategies", featuring professionals from Building Equality in Architecture Toronto (BEAT) and Women in Landscaping. Fotini Pitoglou, BEAT Safoura Zahedi, BEAT Peris Lam, BEAT Vineetha Sivathasan, BEAT Pamela Cook, Women in Landscaping All are welcome to attend.
The Rural Policy Learning Commons is hosting a free online webinar titled, "Bridging Place and Policy in Divisive Times” on November 19, 2019 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT. The webinar will feature Ashleigh Weeden, doctoral student in Rural Studies. A brief description of the webinar is listed below: