RPD Launches 2019 Annual Report

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

2019 was a successful year for Rural Planning Development graduate students and faculty! The 2019 Rural Planning and Development Annual Report overviews the current graduate students, faculty members, and research activities. A few key highlights from the 2019 annual report include: 

  • 28 new students admitted into the program 
  • $173,000 provided in entrance scholarships and research assistantships
  • 25 students graduated from the program
  • 2 new faculty members joined the program
  • 37 faculty-led research initiatives underway 
  • 43 publications 
  • 65 presentations 
  • 75 community partners engaged in research and teaching 

  green country field image Image:  2019 RPD Annual Report cover page.

Rural Planning and Development offers two graduate programs: Master of Science in Rural Planning and Development and Master of Planning. The vision of the Rural Planning and Development programs is to create resilient rural, Indigenous, remote Canadian & global communities. Both programs provide the opportunity for graduate study, research and professional development in rural planning and development in either Canadian or international contexts.

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