Category Archives: DGES Faculty Research

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 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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Stephan Gruber named Canada Research Chair

Carleton’s Stephan Gruber, associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, has been named Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Impacts/Adaptation in Northern Canada. The Honourable Greg Rickford, minister of state (Science and Technology), made the announcement on … Continue reading

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DGES faculty member, Gita Ljubicic, awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Gita Ljubicic was awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2013 – 2015) for a project entitled “The shared stories of people and plants: Cultural and ecological relationships between Inuit and plants in Makkovik, Nunatsiavut (Labrador)”.  This funding will support the … Continue reading

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New academic appointments

DGES is pleased to welcome new academic appointments Stephan Gruber – Associate Professor and CRC Tier II Research Chair Stephan Gruber’s research interest concerns the cryosphere and its interactions with climate, geomorphic, ecologic, and human systems. He likes fieldwork 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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