Isaac LuginaahWestern Social Science

Lab News 


December 14, 2016 - Congratulations to both Hannah Woods (MSc) and Ellena Andoniou (PhD) on the successful defense of their dissertations this week! 


October 29, 2016 - The EH&H lab had great representation at the CAGOnt Annual Meeting with Roger, Joseph, Sarah, Lydia, Jenny and Sierra all presenting.

September 2016 - Roger will be returning to the EH&H lab as a doctoral student. We also welcome Moses Kansanga (PhD), Florence Anfaara (MA), and Rosalind Ragetlie (MA) to the EH&H team!

July 2016 - Roger Antabe successfully defended his masters thesis Congratulations!

July 1, 2016 - Dr. Luginaah is now Acting Chair of the Geography Department.

July 1, 2016 - Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Oiamo (EH&H Alumni) on your new position as Assistant Professor at Ryerson University!

May 27, 2016 - Congratulations to Mengieng Ung for successfully defending her doctoral thesis!

May 2016 - Congratulations to Sierra Vercillo for winning the SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship!

May 2016 - Welcome Jenny Tjihn to the EH&H lab as a new MA student!

April 11, 2016 - Sarah was an invited speaker at the Water Environment Association of Ontario's Annual Meeting

April 2, 2016 - Sarah and Isaac attended the AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

January 1, 2016 - The EH&H lab welcomes Jemima Baada as a new Masters student.


October 24, 2015 - Congratulations to Sarah for being elected Vice President of the Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division and for winning the Doctoral Student Paper Award. 

October 24, 2015 - Kilian, Joseph, Roger, Lydia and Sarah all presented their research at the CAGOnt Annual Meeting at Carleton University. 

September 17, 2015 - Isaac, Kilian, Siera and Roger, as well as Lucia Hussey (Geography PhD student) and Yugiro Sano (Sociology PhD Student) co-presented posters at the "Science in the Develpoing World: Enhancing Research Capacity" conference held at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo.

Septermber 8, 2015 - We welcome Kilian back to the lab as a PhD student and Joseph Braimah as an incoming MA student!

September 3, 2015 - Vincent Kuirre successfully defended his doctoral dissertation!

August 2015- Congratulations to Kilian Atuoye for successfully defending his MA thesis! 

July 14, 2015 - Frederich Armah successful defended his doctoral dissertation entitled Environment and Human Health in the Anthropocene: Interaction Between Natural and Social Systems in Coastal Tanzania. Crongratulations Dr. Armah! 

July 6, 2015 - Sarah and Isaac presented papers at the International Medical Geography Symposium in Vancouver, BC

June 29, 2015 - Congratulations to Joseph Kangmennaang for successfully defending his MA dissertation! 

June 6, 2015 - Sarah presented at the Water Environment Federation's Biosolids and Residuals Conference in Washington, DC. 

June 1, 2015 - Siera attended the Canadian Associtation of Geographers Annual meeting in Vancouver, BC

April 20 - 24, 2015 - The EH&H Lab had great representation at the AAG annual meeeting in Chicago Illinois with Isaac, Sarah, Vincent, Kilian, Roger, Germaine, Joseph and Menging all presenting papers.

April 20, 2015 - Congratulations to Germaine Tuyisenge for successfully defending her MA thesis! 

April 1 & 2, 2015 - Sarah, Siera and Chad attended the Research Chairs Symposium at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. 

February 27, 2015 - Congratulations to Emily Eyles for successfully defending her Masters thesis! 


December 5, 2014 - Congratulations to Tor Oiamo on the successful defense of his Doctoral Dissertation

December 1, 2014 - Siera Vercillo was named one of MEDA's top 20 under 35, Congratulations! (click here)

October 25, 2014 - Sarah was elected Student Representative on the CAGOnt Executive.

October 25, 2014 - Vincent, May, Sarah, Roger and Kilian presented papers at the CAGOnt Annual Meeting at York University in Toronto, ON.

September 16, 2014 - Congratulations to Isaac for being named as an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. (Western News) 

September 11, 2014 - Congratulations to Sarah Mason on receiving the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her work on community conflict and management challenges surrounding urban biosolids in rural areas. (Western News)

September 2, 2014 - Isaac welcomes three new Masters students and one Doctoral student to the EH&H lab. 

August 22, 2014 - Congratulations to Faith Mambulu for the successful defence of her MSc dissertation. Good Luck! 

July 2014 - Isaac received the internal grant for his research entitied - Breast Cancer Clustering in Southern Ontario Over Space and Time (1986-2013): Investigating Social and Environmental Determinants of Health in Context. 

July 1, 2014 - Dr. Luginaah was promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations! 

June 27, 2014 - Congratulations to Andrea Rishworth on the completion of her MA

June 26/27, 2014 - Andrea, Faith and Sarah presented at the Qualitative Analysis Conference at Brescia University. 

May 27 - 30, 2014 - Andrea, Sarah, Tor, Vincent and Isaac attended the CAG Annual Meeting at Brock University

May 2014 - The Outdoor Physical Activity and Health Grant from Health Canada was renewed for 2014 and data collection will commence in Kincardine, ON this summer. 

May 2014 - Jenna Dixon successfully defended her PhD Dissertation, Congratulations Jenna! 

April 2014 - Isaac received Special Commendation at the AAG from the Africa Specialty Group for his leadership as Associate Editor and Editor of the journal African Geographical Review

April 8 - 11, 2014 - Andrea, Faith, Sarah, Vincent and Isaac attended the AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. 

April 2014 - Congratulations to Tor Oiamo for winning a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship!