Susan Elliott, a professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, cross appointed with the School of Public Health and Health Systems has released a new edition of her seminal book Geographies of Health: An Introduction, co-edited with Anthony C. Gatrell of Lancaster University's Lancaster Medical School.
REEP House for Sustainable Living began as a two-year project created in 1999 in the basement of the Environmental Studies (now Environment) building at the University of Waterloo. Their initial goal was to match academic research with practical action in the community.
Professor Geoff Wall recently received a Friendship Award from the Government of the People's Republic of China. The Friendship Award is China's highest honour for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress". The award was presented in the Great Hall of the People as part of the National Day celebrations.