Jason Gilliland secures $1M CIHR Project Grant

Jason Gilliland, working with collaborators from University of Toronto, University of Nottingham, Brescia University College, Carleton University, Western University, Green Communities Canada and the London District Catholic School Board have been awarded $1M in funds from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research for their project “Examining how a school travel planning program can change children’s school travel modes, physical activity, and pollution around their schools.”  Read more

2019 - A year in review

For details on the highlights of the Western Geography Department from 2019, please take a look at our department newsletter. We will continue to publish a newsletter once a year to keep you up-to-date. Read more

Michael Buzzelli and Leora Swartzman host experiential learning roundtable

Experiential learning (EL) connects learners with practical experiences to increase and apply disciplinary knowledge, develop transferable skills and collaborate with communities. But how does EL reshape the teaching and learning mission of the university? Does this recast the ‘town and gown’ connection? Read the proceedings of an EL roundtable held at Western with faculty, staff, students and community partners. Read more

Angelica Lucaci honoured with Western Award of Excellence

Geography's Undergraduate Assistant and Program Advisor, Angelica Lucaci, has been selected as one of this year's recipients of the Western Award of Excellence. This award is Western’s highest level of recognition for staff members and focuses on exemplary service, creativity and innovation, the ability to share knowledge and expertise and their capacity to foster their values of integrity and respect across campus. Read more

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