The Department gathered last week to celebrate the career and achievements of Dr. André Robert. All the best in your pending retirement!
Geography and Earth & Space Science & Engineering Graduate students in Dynamics of Snow and Ice doing snow survey fieldwork, Kawartha's, Feb. 16, 2019. A great example of experiential education! Kawartha Video
The Department of Geography Awards Reception was on February 7, 2019. It was great to recognize our top students and to strengthen the bonds among our undergraduates, graduates and alumni.
Professor Melissa W. Wright, Pennsylvania State University Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 5:30pm-7pm Kaneff Tower, Room 519 The looming of Donald Trump’s plan to build a “big” and “beautiful” border wall represents an alarming threat for social and environmental well-being across the Mexico-US borderlands. In this talk, Melissa W. Wright will discuss how the border wall, […]
York University Professor Joseph Mensah, Chair of the Department of Geography, teamed up with Professor Sylvia Bawa from the Department of Sociology and PhD candidate Evelyn Kissi from Critical Disability Studies to convene a well-attended and participant-driven Community Conversation titled “Black Continental Africans in Canada: Black & Black African Diaspora Relations.”
In recognition of her expertise in the fields of limnology, paleolimnology and biogeochemistry, and her research in ecosystem change. The Julian M. Szeicz Award honours the memory and achievement of Dr. Julian M. Szeicz (1965-1998). The award is presented annually by the Canadian Association of Geographers in recognition of research achievement and career potential by […]
August 29, 2018 YFile Bryn Greer-Wootten, York University professor emeritus and associate director of the Institute for Social Research, has been recognized for his work with the Institute of Geonics by the Czech Academy of Sciences. Greer-Wootten was presented with the prestigious Karel Engliš Honorary Medal for Merit in the Social and Economic Sciences on […]
Mercury can show up in pristine High Arctic environments from as far away as China, and as the Arctic warms, more of that mercury can find its way into lakes, endangering people and wildlife, a York University geography professor has found. “Mercury in certain forms is highly toxic to humans and wildlife. Since it is […]
On May 22nd and 23rd, York University hosted a symposium entitled The Famine Irish and Forced Migration: An Early Canadian Refugee Crisis at the Archives of Ontario on the Keele campus. The symposium featured speakers from Canada, Ireland and the United States, as well as workshops and events held at York and at other locations […]
Geography Professor Philip Kelly's transformative research creates a path to a Filipino-Canadian curriculum in Ontario classrooms. News of this initiative developed in partnership by York University and the Toronto Catholic District School Board, can also be heard at CBC's Metro Morning. Front row, from left, Professor […]