Category Archives: Carleton geography

Of debes, wheelbarrows and oxcarts: Counting what counts among Kenyan smallholders – DGES PhD student, Beth Mburu writes about her fieldwork in Kenya

Of debes, wheelbarrows and oxcarts: Counting what counts among Kenyan smallholders By Beth Mburu, Phd Candidate (ABD), DGES On one sunny afternoon at the slopes of Mt. Kenya, I drove into an organization’s compound and backed up into the first … Continue reading

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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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DGES Prof Doug King and PhD candidate Evan Seed’s research featured in Ottawa Citizen article

Doug King and Evan Seed presented results of their long term research on the impacts of the 1998 ice storm on the forests of Gatineau Park, November 23.  The talk was part of a series of Research Forum Days associated … Continue reading

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