Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tim Ensom, DGES MSc graduate, featured in GoGeomatics blog

Timothy Ensom is a recent graduate of DGES’ Master of Science program.  Tim’s research, supervised by Dr. Chris Burn, examined the thermal regime of Mackenzie Delta surface waters and their control on regional permafrost configuration. Tim was recently featured in … Continue reading

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DGES MA students help to advance Just Foods project

DGES MA Candidates, Meaghan Kenny, Chris Bisson, and Sarah M.L. Walker recently completed a SSHRC-funded participatory action research “intervention” with Just Food Ottawa.  Supervised by Dr. Patricia Ballamingie and Dr. Peter Andree, the research is part of a province-wide project, … Continue reading

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Alette Willis, DGES alumnus, awarded Chancellor’s Fellowship at University of Edinbugh

DGES Alumnus and award-winning children’s author Dr. Alette Willis recently was awarded  a Chancellor’s Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh! These fellowships are seen as very special investments in the future of the university and “are aimed at early career … Continue reading

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Meaghan Kenney, DGES MA student, wins Awesome Award

Meaghan Kenny, MA student in DGES, recently won the July Awesome Ottawa Award  for her work with the Karen Community Farm Project.  The $1000 prize will go to support this “awesome” project.  Read more about the award and Meaghan’s involvement in … Continue reading

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DGES doctoral student, Pascale Roy-Léveillée, wins poster award at IPY conference

At the recent IPY 2012 From Knowledge to Action conference in Montreal, doctoral candidate  Pascale Roy-Léveillée won 2nd place in the Changing Cryosphere category for her poster: Permafrost degradation under expanding thermokarst lakes in the Old Crow Flats, Yukon, Canada.  The poster … Continue reading

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May Chazan, recent DGES PhD graduate, recipient of Distinguished Dissertation Award

Former Carleton grad, May Chazan, was recently named the recipient of the 2012 Canadian Association for Graduate Studies “Distinguished Dissertation Award” for her PhD dissertation, Mobilizing Grandmotherhood: Possibilities of Global Connections.  This award is granted by the Canadian Association for … Continue reading

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Severe weather incidents inspired this year’s GEOG undergrad poster winner

Leah Ronayne, who recently graduated with an honours BA in Geography, was this year’s winner of the best poster for the Geography Honours Workshop (GEOG 4904) course.  A combination of a paper that she wrote in 3rd year about the influence … Continue reading

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