From Problems to Solutions

Environmental challenges can seem overwhelming. We’re constantly bombarded with news and information about air and water pollution, climate change, habitat and species loss, food shortages and other problems that threaten humanity. In the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS), we understand the seriousness of these challenges – but we are focused on solutions that will allow us to navigate towards a sustainable future.

  1. Jan. 24, 2018Remembering Emily MannEmily in a greenhouse
    It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Emily Ruston Mann, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Environment. Our condolences go out to her family and partner. Our condolences go out to her family and partner.
  2. Jan. 18, 2018Dominique Souris named in Top 100 Visionary Leaders Dominique Souris

    SERS alumnus Dominique Souris named as one of the Real Leaders magazine’s Top 100 Visionary Leaders 2018.

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  3. Dec. 12, 2017COP23 Reflection by Sanchi SharmaChanging minds not the climate poster art mural on the wall.

    It has always been a dream of mine to attend a United Nations conference as I was intrigued with how such vast number of professionals from various disciplines come together to create impactful decisions.

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  1. Jan. 31, 2018Transdisciplinary research and reconciliation in Haida GwaiiErin Alexiuk, Geneva Cloutis and Dan McCarthy

    The most rewarding and impactful research of my career has been of this kind. When I’m lucky, I have the privilege to witness moments of transformative transdisciplinarity.

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  2. Dec. 12, 2017What Lies BeneathAndrew holding a corduroy.

    I joined SERS just over two years ago and before I had students to supervise, an office with a window, or a group of co-conspirators with (occasional) late-afternoon thirst, my office was overflowing with waterlogged—potentially mold-steeped—ancient wood.

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  3. Nov. 17, 2017Great Lakes ConnectionsWater Quality Board Presenters

    SERS brings together a diverse group of people focused on tackling the profound ecological and social issues confronting humanity. We’re interested in different kinds of problems, but we all seem to like rolling up our sleeves and getting involved. As a result, we often find ourselves working with or alongside the people experiencing the problems we study, or implementing solutions.

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