Best of 2018
In 2018, many of our 6000 Environmental Studies grads excelled in their professional areas including:
Consent to Enter
Housed at @sisteringTO and led by Erin Howley MES Alum, #CONSENTISCAMPAIGN is a public education project asking, “What is a world with consent?”. Project team includes Prof. Sarah Flicker, many MES Alums like Farrah Miranda, Alvis Choi, Nashwa Khan & Tina Garnett and 42 current MES students. #worldwconsent #BestofYU.
The Project is being housed at Sistering and involved many MES grads including:
- Artistic Director: Erin Howley
- Community Artists: Farrah Miranda & Alvis Choi
- Media & Publicity Coordinator: Nashwa Khan
- Gender-Based Violence Expert: Tina Garnett
Prof Sarah Flicker and 42 MES students who enrolled in participatory research methods this fall who assisted with a project evaluation.
Earth to Table Legacies: A Transmedia Educational Package is an intergenerational and intercultural production team, led by Deb Barndt, has been filming the diverse food activities, geopolitical and ecological sites, and moments of encounter of in three Mexican communities. #BestofYU.
As featured in the 2018 Federal Budget, Professor Deb McGregor’s research is exploring facets of Indigenous Justice through awareness & education programs, knowledge sharing and systems thinking, & reconciliation and environmental governance development.
The Ecological Footprint Initiative enhances its impact by hosting a workshop at York University on October 9-12, 2018 to train project researchers and graduate student in the methodology of production of the EF numbers. #YUFootprint #BestofYU.
Since 1968, the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University has been at the forefront of cutting edge research, teaching and learning. As the first Faculty of Environmental Studies in Canada, we have remained focused on exploring the interconnections and disconnections between humans and the environments in which we live – the natural & ecological phenomena, political & social constructs, urban & rural spaces, and indigenous, cultural & artistic ways of knowing. Join us as we celebrate our past, present and future impact! Fes.yorku.ca/50th