The Department of Geography welcomes Dr. Jed Long

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jed Long will be joining the Department January 1, 2019, to fill our second GISci & Urban Environments position. Jed joins us from the University of St Andrews where he has been a Lecturer in GeoInformatics in the School of Geography and Sustainable Development. Jed received his BSc from the University of Guelph and his MSc and PhD from the University of Victoria. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in GIS from the Centre of Geographic Sciences.

Congratulations Erika Freeman, MSc Candidate - Recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship

One of the most prestigious international scholarships available, "The Gates Scholarship aims to identify and select applicants who are academically outstanding and are likely to be transformative leaders across all fields of endeavour. Over 5000 international applicants applied; 220 were ranked by academic departments; 102 were interviewed in Cambridge; and 57 outstanding scholars were selected". Way to go Erika! Erika will begin her PhD studies, specializing in Plant Sciences, September 2018. Read more

One of our own helps revitalize London's best kept secret: Kensington Village

"Founded in 1870, Kensington Village was just that – a village just west of the City of London that residents say once included the nearby neighbourhood of Blackfriars within its limits. Despite its deep historical roots, the neighbourhood only recently started its revitalization, though Gabor Sass, who lives there, says its always been that way." Read more

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