Research in the Faculty of Environment

Today, sustainability is a driver of modernization and profound changes are taking place in society as the pace of technological change accelerates, environmental concerns reach crisis levels, and demands for justice intensify. These changes provide an imperative to focus our research on the world’s most pressing challenges.

Our research clusters tackle the toughest environmental challenges

citiescmplexity and transformationcryospheric scienceecologygeomaticsfoodhealthclimate resiliencehydrology and geochemistryindustrial ecologylow carbon economysustainability strategy, policy, and governancetourism and rural economiestransportationurban modeling analysis and designurban sustainability transitionswater and environmental governanceislands and coast


To learn more about our commitment to research, read our 2020-2025 Strategic Plan. For additional information about research at the Faculty of Environment, contact Rob de Loë, Associate Dean of Research.