Jason Gilliland secures $1M CIHR Project Grant

Jason Gilliland, working with collaborators from University of Toronto, University of Nottingham, Brescia University College, Carleton University, Western University, Green Communities Canada and the London District Catholic School Board have been awarded $1M in funds from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research for their project “Examining how a school travel planning program can change children’s school travel modes, physical activity, and pollution around their schools.”  Read more

Climate expert paints sobering picture of the future

“The unfortunate thing is the climate is changing — at least until 2050, 2060 — even if we were to stop our emissions today, globally,” Gordon McBean told a standing-room-only crowd at a Jan. 8 Green Drinks forum. The former assistant deputy minister at Environment Canada painted a sobering picture of what climate change will look like for generations to come. Read more

2019 - A year in review

For details on the highlights of the Western Geography Department from 2019, please take a look at our department newsletter. We will continue to publish a newsletter once a year to keep you up-to-date. Read more

Angelica Lucaci honoured with Western Award of Excellence

Geography's Undergraduate Assistant and Program Advisor, Angelica Lucaci, has been selected as one of this year's recipients of the Western Award of Excellence. This award is Western’s highest level of recognition for staff members and focuses on exemplary service, creativity and innovation, the ability to share knowledge and expertise and their capacity to foster their values of integrity and respect across campus. Read more

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