Geography Speaker Series

Speaker series offers informal talks and discussions on various Geography related issues. It is open to staff, students, faculty and the general public. Come out and listen to what people are up to!

Speaker Date/Time Topic or Description
Masters Slideshow
Department of Geography, Western University 
Fri. September 21
3-4pm
SSC 1004
Students have been working hard all year long; come and hear them present their thesis findings
Maria Strack, PhD
University of Waterloo
Fri. September 28
3-4pm
SSC 1004
"Cutting across the boreal forest: linear disturbance impact on peatland carbon exchange"
Renee Sieber, PhD
McGill University
Fri. October 19
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
"AI (artificial intelligence) in The City" 
PhD Presentations
Department of Geography, Western University 
Fri. November 2
3:00-4:00pm
SSC 1004
Senior PhD candidates share their work
Christina Ergler, PhD
Univeristy of Otago
Fri. November 9
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
Research interests: Children's Health Geography
Paul Robbins, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mon. November 12
12:30-1:20pm
Talbot College 141
"What does Conservation Look Like in the Anthropocene: Coffee, Frogs, and Workers in the Indian Aravalli"
Denver Nixon, PhD
University of Oxford
Fri. November 23
3-4pm
SSC 1004
"Exploring the Role of Citizen-Led Walking and Cycling Infrastructural Initiatives in Sustainable and Just Transitions"
Laura Brown, PhD
University of Toronto - Mississauga 
Fri. December 7
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
"Lake Ice Across Canada"
Cecilia Rocha, PhD
Ryerson University
Fri. January 18
3-4pm
SSC 1004
Research interests: Food security, nutrition
Scott Krayenhoff, PhD
University of Guelph
Fri. February 8
3-4pm
SSC 1004
Research interests: Urban Climatology
Monica Stephens, PhD
University at Buffalo
Fri. February 15
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
Research interests: GIScience/mapping racist tweets
Nick Johnson
Royal Ontario Museum
Fri. March 8
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
Research interests: Mapping pre-Hispanic roads from oral histories

PhD Presentations
Department of Geography, Western University

Fri. March 15
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
Senior PhD candidates share their work
Max Boreux
Engineering, Western University
Fri. March 22
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
"Reconstruction of hydroclimate change from lake sediments"
Undergraduate Thesis
Department of Geography, Western University
Fri. March 29
2:30-3:30pm
SSC 1004
Undergraduate thesis candidates share their work