“Learning to fly gliders enables our students to understand the simplicity of flight principles, the complexity of GPS computer systems and the beautiful dynamics of the environment around us.” —Paul Parker, Professor at the Faculty of Environment
Most of Canada’s fossil-fuelled energy policies are on a collision course with reconciliation. Since signing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Canada hasn't made much progress living up to its principles around resource projects, with economic considerations prioritized over Indigenous rights and environmental concerns.
Congratulations to Anne Grant on winning the Staff Enhancement Experience (SEE) Canada Grant for 2018. Launched this year, the SEE Canada Grant provides an opportunity for regular full-time university staff members to further their professional development through idea-exchange and learning alongside counterparts at other Canadian universities, colleges, research institutions or industry-partner organizations.
The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Winter 2018 Co-op Work Term Award. These students demonstrated exceptional performance in their placements. Each of the recipients received a $100 credit to their account, a letter from the Dean of Environment and two copies of their certificate. Curious who won? Check out the table below with the winners and their reports.
KITCHENER — When the City of Kitchener gave residents a bigger say in how to spruce up two parks, the answer from the community was to build a place for people of all ages, with everything from edible gardens to beach volleyball courts.