Our People - School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability

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Areas of Research:

Climate change impacts on health; climate health and resilience; children’s environmental health; Indigenous health; environmental justice; cumulative impacts of resource extraction on health, water & food systems; stakeholder engagement and knowledge co-production, power & trust; ecohealth & health-centred co-governance.

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
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519-888-4567, ext. 35795
Location: 
EV2 2013

Areas of Research
Management and governance of aquatic systems (coastal-marine and freshwater), human dimensions of environmental change, social-ecological systems, resilience

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Brendon Larson photo
519-888-4567 ext.48140
Location: 
EV2 2016

Areas of Research
Rethinking the conservation of biodiversity in the context of global change; social dimensions of biodiversity conservation; metaphor, environmental science and society

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Maren Oelbermann photo
519-888-4567 ext.47552
Location: 
EV2 2008

Areas of Research
Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, carbon sequestration and ecosystem nitrogen dynamics; impact of climate change on plant and soil ecosystems; permaculture, biochar, biomass plantations; restoration of marginal lands; stable isotope techniques, modeling

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
 Ian Rowlands photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32574
Location: 
EV2 2036

Areas of Research
Managing energy use effectively and sustainably, Ontario residential energy consumption, renewable electricity in Canada and the U.S., solar energy

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Vanessa Schweizer photo
519-888-4567 ext.45106
Location: 
EV1 211

Areas of Research
Cross-disciplinary knowledge integration and the design of scenarios for the human dimensions of large-scale environmental change; long-term decision-making such as forecasting and discontinuities; the influence of occupational, interpersonal, and cultural conflicts on climate change attitudes

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering; Faculty of Environment→Geography and Environmental Management, Knowledge Integration, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
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519-888-4567 ext. 40385
Location: 
EV2 2026

Areas of Research
Ecological legacies associated with people occupying sites for millennia; biodiversity as a critical component for understanding how ecosystem function; biogeography.

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Environment→School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability