CDE Grad Student Profile: Takudzwanashe Mundenga

Takudzwanashe Mundenga is a recent graduate of the Master of Science degree in Capacity Development and Extension program.  He was featured in an OAC article and with the Office of Graduate Studies Q&A article discussing his experience at the University of Guelph and the CDE program.

Dr. Nasir Khan wins the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

SEDRD is proud to announce that Dr. Nasir Khan has been awarded Canada’s prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the 2022-23 competition, worth $70,000 a year, for two years, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development will host its second Banting fellow out of five SSHRC Banting fellows that the University received over the last decade.

Four U of G grad students at Inaugural Research Methods for South Asia Field School, July 2023

Four University of Guelph graduate students (three from the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, and one from Geography) were selected to participate in the inaugural Research Methods for South Asia Field School hosted by the Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines in Manila, and co-taught with colleagues from the University of Montreal. This twenty-student course provided an opportunity to learn new and innovative approaches to conducting more engaged and meaningful scholarship with rights and stakeholders in the region.

Reflections on Canadian Rural and Remote Housing and Homelessness Symposium

The recent Canadian Rural and Remote Housing and Homelessness (CRRHH) symposium hosted June 6-8, 2023 emphasized the significance of collaboration, localized solutions, and an understanding of the unique challenges faced by rural and remote communities.

Reflecting on the symposium which featured diverse efforts, several key sessions stood out:

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