Dean’s Highlights

Dean’s Highlights

The Faculty of Environmental Studies is a community of people engaged in making a positive, just and sustainable change in our world. Our Dean’s Highlights will recognize and celebrate the monthly achievements of our community members. Share in our recognition for our outstanding scholars, inspiring students, successful alumni, dynamic staff and supportive friends.

10-years of international research by the Global Suburanisms project, under PI Roger Keil, Project Coordinator Lucy Lynch (MES alum) and Research Administrator, Cara Challew (MES alum) was celebrated by The Conversation Canada for its impact on our understanding of how we live in the 21st century and our definitions of the urban/suburban divides. This project was funded with $2.5 million by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) under its Major Collaborative Research Initiative program. It’s impact was recently featured as part of FES’ Research Spotlights. Congrats to the team on their project’s 10-years of scholarship.

Kudos to Ellie Perkins (PI) with co-applicants Natalie Coulter (Communication Studies), Lorna Erwin (Sociology) and Laura Matesic (York Library) for receiving a SSHRC Connections Grant for the project, Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

Congratulations to Lisa Myers (PI) and Sarah Flicker (co-applicant) on receiving a SSHRC Connections Grant for a student-led project, “A Making With Place: Youth Living Homeless or on the Margins as Creative Agents of Change”, by FES graduate students Charlotte Lombardo and Phyllis Novak.