Friday, February 15, 2019

GEM graduate students run successful Machine Learning workshop for Geospatial Data

Students at tables

Geography and Environmental Management graduate students from the Geospatial Club ran a successful workshop about Machine Learning for Geospatial Data. This event was held in collaboration with the Dana Porter Geospatial Centre. 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Professor Paul Parker receives the Economic Developers Council of Ontario President's Award

Paul parker

We would like to congratulate Paul Parker, recipient of the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) President's Award!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

New Position: Assistant Professorship in Geomatics and Physical Geography

Assistant Professorship in Geomatics and Physical Geography

The Department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019.  The successful applicant must have a PhD at the time of appointment.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Dr. Daniel Scott Honoured By Canadian Association of Geographers

Scott Award

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Scott for his recent award from the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG). Dr. Scott received the Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography. The award as described by the CAG:

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Dr. Kearns Receives William A. Wheatley Award

Kearns Award

Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne Kearns, who was presented with the William A. Wheatley award at the recent University Aviation Association (UAA) conference. 

From the UAA website:

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Sarah Burch leads a $2.4M SSHRC Partnership Grant in sustainability entrepreneurship

Congratulations to Sarah Burch for receiving a prestigious SSHRC Partnership Grant entitled "TRANSFORM: Accelerating sustainability entrepreneurship experiments in local spaces,”. Sarah is an Associate professor in GEM and a Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Governance and Innovation.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Dan Scott In the Media: Global tourism's carbon footprint is four times bigger than thought

Global tourism accounts for 8% of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously believed, new research says.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

GEM & ERS Students Trek To Everest Base Camp With Dr. Nepal


On Monday, May 14th, a group of GEM and ERS students headed out to Nepal, as part of a 22-day course field trip to the Kathmandu and Everest regions.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

GEM Students at ECCE App Challenge


Congratulations to GEM students Juan Carrillo, Anam Rahman, Jaydeep Mistry, and Stephanie Wen (pictured in order) for finishing 1st runners-up in the recent Esri Canada Centre for Excellence (ECCE) App Challenge.

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