SERS is proud to announce that Lowine Hill (PhD) and Ella-Kari Muhl (PhD) have received competitive scholarships to further support their doctoral research.
Lowine Hill received a prestigious International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Doctoral Research Award for her work examining gender and intersectionality in disaster risk governance in the Caribbean.
Ella-Kari Muhl received one of only five International Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) across the University. Muhl is co-developing an evaluation process with partners in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia to support implementation of the Gwaii Haanas Gina 'Waadluxan KilGuhlGa Land-Sea-People Management Plan.
“Lowine and Ella reflect the strength of the people in our graduate program”, noted Derek Armitage, Professor and Associate Director, Graduate. “They are committed to transdisciplinary research that helps to solve sustainability challenges and to working closely with communities and decision makers.
The research they are doing will have direct impact”.