Monthly Archives: April 2013

DGES Supports Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Carleton

Carleton will host the 2013 Conference of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, which meets this year under the theme Canada and the Americas: Travelling Knowledges-Peoples-Solidarities. The objective of this Congress is to reflect on the legacy of … Continue reading

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Outstanding TAs receive TA Award of Excellence

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has many outstanding teaching assistants.  Every year we ask instructors and students to nominate these hard working individuals for the DGES TA Award of Excellence.  This year we received many outstanding nominations and … Continue reading

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Gita Ljubicic receives a Carleton University Research Achievment Award

DGES faculty member, Gita Ljubicic, has won a Carleton University Research Achievement Award for 2013/14.  Here is brief summary of her proposed research. Indigenous Research Ethics in Theory and Practice: Exploring the role of the non-Indigenous researcher In recent decades, … Continue reading

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DGES grad students participate in Three Minute Thesis Competition

New to Carleton this year, the Three Minute Thesis Competition challenges graduate students to deliver a clear and concise oral presentation of their independent research, presenting the key idea and impact of their research in three minutes or less. Students compete by … Continue reading

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DGES faculty member Patricia Ballamingie receives Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Achievement Award

This Award will assist Ballamingie in advancing two major pieces of research.  Ballamingie is integrally involved in two SSHRC-funded collaborative research teams, one aimed at strengthening community-university engagement, and the other at building sustainable, local food systems. Project 1: Community … Continue reading

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Reflections of a visiting researcher in the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre

Diana Mastricci, a doctoral student at University College London, recently spent a term as a Visiting Research in the Geomatics & Cartographic Research Centre.  Read about her work and impressions of her time at Carleton here.

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DGES PhD candidate receives university-wide award in Latin American Studies

Andrea Carrión, third year PhD candidate, is this year’s recipient of the Norman Pollock Memorial Award for Latin American Studies. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs presents this award annually to an outstanding student in the area of Canada-Latin … Continue reading

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