CAGONT 2019 is being hosted by the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Guelph on October 25-26. The conference will open with a reception and plenary panel on Friday, October 25. Paper and poster sessions to follow on Saturday, October 26.

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Brown Bag Speaker Series F19

Mark your calendars!

We’re letting you know about a great event run by our department to facilitate community, collaboration and learning over lunch. The Brown Bag Speaker Series is a weekly opportunity to meet faculty and professionals in your field and to broaden your geographical knowledge. 

News from the Hutt - Must 12/16/19

Congratulations to doctoral graduate Erin Must (advisor: Roberta Hawkins) who has won the O.P. Dwivedi Graduate Prize for International Development. Erin's thesis title is "Women’s Cattle Ownership in Northwestern Botswana: 'Anything you bring up with your own hands will multiply'". 

Geographers in the News - Kantamneni 10/4/19

Doctoral candidate Abhi Kantamneni and a few friends have launched a new Guelph based social-enterprise - Royal City Stories - a new video series showcasing compelling stories of Guelph's 'everyday heroes' to inspire belonging and optimism in our community.

Their first season launched yesterday and fellow geographers may particularly like their first episode titled simply '#riverloot'. See

News from the Hutt - Duncan 9/5/19

Good news for doctoral candidate Emily Duncan who was presented The Dr. William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Award today at the Community Breakfast this morning.  Emily was recognized for her volunteering with the Guelph Tool Library. Read about Emily's award. Well done Emily!

Prof Jen Silver

Geographers in the News - Silver 8/8/19

Dr. Jennifer Silver was recently interviewed for 'BioScience Talks', the podcast of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Jen and two co-authors discuss a recent paper that explores rationales for and approaches to integrating governance into quantitative modeling for sustainable fisheries management. Questions focused on the paper itself as well as what it takes to make interdisciplinary collaboration work. You can have a listen here.

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