Guelph Takes on Latornell 2018

Natalya Garrod is a graduate student in the Master’s of Rural Planning and Development, School of Environmental Designa and Rural Development at the University of Guelph. She is exploring how collaborative source water protection planning can act as an avenue for achieving water security on First Nations reserves in southwestern Ontario. Natalya is working under the supervision of Dr. Sheri Longboat (University of Guelph).

Rural Studies PhD Candidate, Graeme Reed at COP24 Conference in Poland

Graeme Reed, a SEDRD PhD Student and Senior Advisor with the Assembly of First Nations, is attending COP 24 - United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland for the next two weeks (December 6-13, 2018).

He is participating as a technical expert as part of the Canadian Delegation, spending equal parts of his time with Canadian negotiators and with the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC), advocating for the inclusion of Indigenous rights, knowledge, and action in the UNFCCC.

RPD student research in New Zealand wins thesis competition

In October 2018, MSc in Planning student Emily Bowerman participated in the Unitec Institute of Technology 3min Graduate thesis speech competition presenting her thesis research titled Reflecting Bicultural Water Values in Waterscape Design and Planning.

Al Lauzon presented a lecture “Rural Health, Rural Wellbeing: Three population Challenges” at UofW

On November 23, 2018, Professor Al Lauzon presented “Rural Health, Rural Wellbeing:  Three population Challenges” to the Graduate Seminar, School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo. His talk was built around three research projects. During his talk he explored three populations and current health challenges they face: rural youth, seniors and the precariously employed in rural areas.  

Consolidating Knowledge for Designing in High Seismic Risk Landscapes

Emily French, a recent graduate of the Master of Landscape Architecture program, has published her MLA research in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Her article is entitled Designing public open space to support seismic resilience: A systematic review. Emily co-authored this paper with Jeff Birchall (University of Alberta), Karen Landman (University of Guelph), and UofG associated graduate faculty member, Robert D. Brown (Texas A&M University).

LA Studio Vantage - Call for BLA and MLA Student Submissions

The students in the landscape architecture program are excited to begin collecting the amazing work from University of Guelph BLA and MLA students for our 2018/2019 edition of the Studio Vantage Journal. As we are nearing the end of the fall term, students should consider submitting excerpts of their final assignments and/or anything else that represents their hard work this term to the Studio Vantage team.

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