Monthly Archives: April 2014

DGES Undergrad Winter Field Camp

Eleven students in GEOG3010 spent a busy February reading week at Providence Point lodge near Lanark, ON studying snow and river ice conditions as part of the physical geography winter field camp. Each day, people arose at 8 am for … Continue reading

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Award-winning DGES Faculty

Three of our faculty members have recently received awards from Carleton University Dan Patterson has received a Professional Achievement Award (Instructors) – The Professional Achievement Award for Instructors was established in 1989. Recipients are chosen on the basis of outstanding performance in meeting … Continue reading

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Fraser Taylor receives prestigious Killam Award

Distinguished DGES researcher Fraser Taylor has received a coveted Killam Prize worth $100,000, the Canada Council for the Arts announced Wednesday, April 9. . The news means that Carleton has captured two of the 10 Killam Prizes and Fellowships awarded … Continue reading

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DGES TA Excellence Award Winners

Doctoral students Mary Trudeau and Anna Crawford were recently named DGES’ 2013-14 TA Excellence Award Winners. Mary Trudeau’s thoughts about TAing for the department: I feel lucky to have had the opportunity to TA a variety of courses and to … Continue reading

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DGES Grad Students hosting student research conference

The DGES Graduate Advisory Committee is hosting a student research conference on Friday May 2, 2014. The main purpose of the conference is to give DGES students a chance to share ideas and make everyone aware of the excellent research … Continue reading

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New Academic Appointment in DGES – Pablo Mendez

Pablo Mendez obtained his Master’s and PhD degrees in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. Before coming to Carleton, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Global Suburbanisms project, a SSHRC-funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative run out of The … Continue reading

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DGES Doctoral student, Ryan Katz-Rosene, finalist in SSHRC Storytelling competition

Congrats to Geography PhD student Ryan Katz-Rosene for being selected as a finalist in the 2014 SSHRC Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers challenge.  For his submission, Ryan produced a video on high-speed rail development in Canada. View Ryan’s winning video below:

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