NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

In Memoriam - Dr. Roger King

It is with great sadness that the Department of Geography announces the passing of Dr. Roger King, Emeritus Professor and former Chair of Geography. In a long career, Dr. King served on many committees at the University, provincial and national levels. He chaired the department for nine years during a period of considerable change making significant new appointments (11), almost half of whom were women. Read more


Liana Langley recipient of the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship

Congratulations to Liana on receiving a $5,000(USD) CREW Network Foundation Scholarship. CREW Network Foundation exists to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. Liana has developed a strong passion for sustainable commercial real estate development and aims to dedicate her life to changing the built environment to benefit all individuals regardless of their socioeconomic class. Read more


"Climate change clues rest in taking London’s temperature"

In the coming years, cities will get bigger and more crowded, contributing to more extreme weather patterns, including intense precipitation, extreme heat waves and increased surface temperatures. Geography professor and Chair, James Voogt, will identify ‘hot spots’ city planners and politicians can focus on while designing strategies to reduce temperature by planting trees or increasing the surface reflectivity. Read more


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