When geography student Bethany Downer became inspired to start a non-profit organization while attending the 2014 Impact Youth for Sustainability conference in Guelph, Ont., she couldn’t have anticipated the impact her decision would have.
Congratulations to María José Barragán-Paladines, PhD student of Alistair and Ratana, on the successful defense of her dissertation on March 31.
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.
The Department of Geography and Folkore are collaborating on an exciting new Harlow programme called ‘Consuming Cultures: From Field to Plate’. The programme will take place in May and June and will focus on the changing historical, cultural and economic landscape of food in England.