Tolulope Victoria Akerele

Office: SN 1018

Dr. Yolande Pottie-Sherman

Supervisory Committee
Dr. Lisa-Jo van den Scott
Dr. Roza Tchoukaleyska

Research Group
Adaptive Cities Engagement (ACE) Space Lab

Previous Education
MSc. Transport Planning, University of Leeds, United Kingdom 2013 BSc. (Hons) Urban and Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria 2010;

Awards and Distinctions
• Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Graduate Studies Fellowships 2019
• Memorial, President’s Doctoral Student Investment Fund (PDSIF) Award 2019
• Commonwealth Scholarship, University of Leeds, UK 2012 - 2013
• Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Environmental Design and Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, (Dean's List) 2010
• Merit Scholar, TOTAL/EPNL National Merit Scholarship Award 2007-2010
• Merit Scholar, Carnegie Corporation of New York Award for Female Students (2007, 2008, 2010)
• Recognition of Excellence for National Essay Competition, National Orientation Agency, 2011
• Recognition of Excellence, 2010 World Bank International Essay Competition
• Recognition of Excellence, International Essay Competition: Housing Finance in Africa 2008.

Research Interests:
• Urban Planning
• Participatory Planning
• Immigrant integration and social inclusion
• Immigration policies
• Sustainable Development


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