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It came from the water

I'm pleased to announce that a new article, It came from the water, has just been published in Alternatives Journal. The article was written with two members of my research team, Stephanie Cote and Hanna Ross. Read the Article

By |2016-08-09T16:56:58+00:00November 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teachable moments and the guy who picks up my recycling

Standing at the end of the driveway, waiting for the school bus with my kids, we were early enough to see the recycling truck making its way down the street. "Great - teachable moment!" thinks the Environmental-Professor/Mum. And I begin to link virtues of recycling, the Magic School Bus episode and a low(er) consumption lifestyle. [...]

By |2016-03-22T13:00:47+00:00November 7th, 2015|Community, News, Reality, Teach|0 Comments

An interdisciplinary workshop on emotion, cognition, and water decisions

Workshop attendee Katie Kish (above) has written today's blog post about the event On August 10th and 11th, top scholars in the fields of Terror Management Theory (TMT), water research, and governance gathered to discuss the relevance of emotions in water governance and decision making, and how this might apply to future research. [...]

By |2015-10-13T17:28:06+00:00August 24th, 2015|News, Research, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to Tessa S.

Tessa S. -- a graduate student in the Faculty of Environment -- has completed a terrific video for her SSHRC Storyteller's submission.  She profiled my SSHRC funded research on the link between emotions, water, Terror Management Theory and decision making. Her submission video is here. Thanks for all of your hard work Tessa!

By |2015-04-07T12:43:00+00:00January 30th, 2015|Research, Students' Success|0 Comments

Urban flooding in the news

Global News covers flooding events You can be pretty sure that urban water managers did not plan for this type of 'extreme' event when the infrastructure was constructed way back when. But these types of flash flood events are become ever more common. So we need to learn, assess, and plan in different ways.

By |2015-03-17T19:25:25+00:00September 24th, 2014|General Water|0 Comments

Gender: Funded Graduate Opportunity

Funded Graduate (MES) Opportunity starting in September 2015. The funded research is a comparative analysis of female water professionals (CND) who indicate that mentorship and/or sponsorship have played a role in their career progression or trajectory. Potential applicants for this project should be excellent writers, have a strong understanding of both gender and water issues; [...]

By |2015-03-17T19:25:07+00:00September 24th, 2014|News, Research|0 Comments