Shaping our sustainable future

For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and industry partners make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world, together. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. May 31, 2023Professor inducted into the Canadian Institute of Planners’ Prestigious College of Fellows
    College of Fellows 2023

    Dr. Pierre Filion, professor emeritus in the School of Planning, has received Canada's highest honour for planning professionals. He has been inducted into the Prestigious College of Fellows by the Canadian Institute of Planners.

  2. May 25, 2023Celebrating the achievements of Environment's faculty and staff
    Cameron, Simron, Su-Yin, Neil and Sheree.

    The Faculty of Environment's annual awards recognize faculty and staff for their committment and excellence in teaching, research and service. Congratulations to this year's winners: Dr. Cameron McCordic, Dr. Simron Singh, Dr. Su-Yin Tan, Neil Carnegie and Sheree Solomon. 

  3. Apr. 25, 2023Beyond the informal water paradox project awarded New Frontiers in Research funding
    New Frontiers in Research Fund Results

    Dr. Dustin Garrick, professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, leads an international team that was recently awarded $500,000 in funding from New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF). Working alongside partners in Kenya, the team’s Beyond the Informal Water Paradox project will focus on harnessing solutions to water insecurity, particularly the role of mobile water vendors (hand carts, tanker trucks). 

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  1. June 8, 2023Decoding happiness: Understanding the science behind...
    Event poster.

    The talk will address issues like challenges in understanding happiness as a construct, observed evidence in scientific domain and establishing happiness as a transdisciplinary field of study. Staff, faculty and students are welcome to attend. 

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