News archive - October 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Environment celebrates 2017 Alumni Award winners

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This past week, the Faculty of Environment welcomed three new graduates to the prestigious ranks of alumni award winners. The evening celebration saw the recipients, their family members and friends, faculty and other members of the Environment community gather for dinner and drinks in downtown Toronto.

Monday, October 30, 2017

In the Media: Why a universal electric car showroom could succeed where Ontario dealerships failed

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Thanks to the work and recommendations of ENV researchers, the world’s first EV Discovery Centre opened this year in Toronto, where people can go to test drive and look at different types of electric vehicles that are on the market.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

In the Media: Separate truck space could reduce 401 collisions, say congestion experts from School of Planning

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There has been talk of creating dedicated truck lanes on the 400-series highways, but experts say that this is not the solution. In 2011, School of Planning director Clarence Woudsma and his research team conducted a study on the topic. The team ran simulations on the 400-series highways to see if a dedicated truck lane would improve congestion.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Two ENV alumni named 2017 Top 30 Under 30 in Sustainability

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Faculty of Environment alumni Puninda Thind and Mac Balacano were named Corporate Knights 2017 Top 30 Under 30 in Sustainability.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Two Geography researchers receive more than $1.5 in funding from federal innovation fund

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The Geography and Environmental Management researchers will receive the funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation(CFI) for infrastructure to support their research. Geography at Environment is is one of the top 100 Geography programs in the world, and ranked fourth in Canada.

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