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 https://youtu.be/VEeL-QYKpZo
I guess it was in the cards for Evan Fraser, who won gold at the Serious Play Board Games Competition for his card game, Feeding 9 Billion. Read about Evan's winning hand.
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!
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.
Robin Roth and Faisal Moola are leads in the research group that was awarded $5.6 million from SSHRC for a new national conservation partnership based at Guelph. Phil Loring and Even Fraser also received grants for their projects.
Doctoral candidates Abdul Abdulai and Emily Duncan, along with Evan Fraser have published in THE CONVERSATION.
Recent Graduate Roberta Nakoochee has a radio program that has recently been officially syndicated!
Since November, Roberta and her co-presenter Ashwin Freyne have been airing on 92.5 FM, CJUC in Whitehorse. But beginning on June 25th, you can catch them at 11 am on Tuesday mornings on CFET in Tagish, CJCC in Carcross, CJHJ in Haines Junction, CHTR in Atlin, and CHUG in Inuvik!
Faisal Moola discusses his current research in this Globe and Mail feature on conservation in urbanized and agricultural landscapes. Read: "As Canada's habitats disappear, conservation needs to start on our doorstep".
The Conversation Canada recently published a piece by Prof. Jennifer Silver that highlights her research on commercial fisheries licensing in British Columbia and discusses a study recently concluded by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Jennifer was called by The Standing Committee as an expert witness in the study and is quoted several times in the final report.