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Renowned water expert to speak at launch of new sustainability graduate program

Renowned water expert to speak at launch of new sustainability graduate program

The first cohort of nine students from Brock University’s new Sustainability Science and Society graduate program will formally launch the program at Rodman Hall Thursday, Sept. 11.

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock University has been awarded a UNESCO Chair that will help to build capacity in sustainability science research and its practical transfer to society. The chair, which will operate under the theme “Community Sustainability: From Local to Global,” is one of more than 811 UNESCO Chairs worldwide and a network of 18 in Canada facilitated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. The Brock chair is the only one in Canada located at an institution situated within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre will host two community Science Cafés this month on biodiversity and sustainability issues in Niagara. Both of these interactive events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Mahtay Café, 241 St. Paul St. in downtown St. Catharines.

Brock professor to speak about climate change at lecture series

Brock professor to speak about climate change at lecture series

Brock University professor Liette Vasseur will speak about climate change next week as part of a three-part lecture series by Canada’s oldest scientific society.

New Brock program tackles sustainability and the environment

New Brock program tackles sustainability and the environment

A new master’s program at Brock University will prepare graduates for careers that help address our most pressing and complex environmental challenges and opportunities.

ESRC director to give Chancellor’s Chair award lecture

ESRC director to give Chancellor’s Chair award lecture

Ryan Plummer, director of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, will be delivering a Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence Award lecture, titled “Pursuing Sustainability in a Complex World: Governance Strategies for Social-Ecological Systems.”

Liquid assets: Assessing water’s contribution to niagara

Liquid assets: Assessing water’s contribution to niagara

Being aware of Niagara’s “water vulnerabilities” - weaknesses that threaten water quantity and quality - and adapting to these vulnerabilities are key for the region to deal with climate change, according to a new report released jointly by Brock University and Niagara Region.

Research Café discusses climate change and the economy

Research Café discusses climate change and the economy

Sizzling-hot summers and ice-cold winters are just the tip of the thermometer - or iceberg - of climate change.

Brock sustainability research group hosts annual seminar Jan. 30

Brock sustainability research group hosts annual seminar Jan. 30

Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre is hosting its third annual seminar series tomorrow Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Rodman Hall in St. Catharines.

Mark your calendars for GIS Day

Mark your calendars for GIS Day

GIS Day returns to the Map Library on Thursday in celebration of Geography Awareness Week.

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