Dr Neha Gupta and colleagues have been awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant for 2015-2016 for a project led by Laurentian University and in partnership with Wilfred Laurier University and the Huron-Wendat First Nation.
Geography’s Simone Cominelli is this year’s winner of the Jon Lien Memorial Scholarship, she is entering her MSc programme under the supervision of Dr. Rodolphe Devillers.
The Geography Department is happy to welcome and introduce, Dr. Yolande Pottie-Sherman, urban geographer, as our newest faculty member.
Victoria Rogers, a MA student supervised by Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, travelled to Thailand last summer to carry out research on multiple-use coastal areas. As she puts it, "coastal areas are incredibly complex and conservation efforts rarely occur in isolation of other human activities." Victoria writes about the motivation for her research, and her experience in Thailand.