A new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo reveals that Canadian polar bear tourism imposes hegemonic gender roles onto polar bear bodies and reinforces heterosexual gender stereotypes and the patriarchy.
Many consumers encounter electric vehicles for the first time at car dealerships when they are looking to buy a new vehicle. Now, research shows that interactions with sales personnel have an important and often detrimental influence on the purchase of electric vehicles, presenting a critical barrier to their wide-spread adoption.
Led by GEM Professor Sanjay Nepal and GEM PhD student Nicole Balliston, a group of GEM and ERS students are headed out to Nepal, as part of a 22-day course field trip to the Kathmandu and Everest regions.
With extreme weather becoming more and more common, the probability of having to make several, relatively lower-value insurance claims is going up, according to Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo.
Daniel Henstra, associate professor in political science and a senior fellow for the Centre for International Governance Innovation has a simple solution to flood disclosures: Third party disclosure management.