Category Archives: DGES Student Awards

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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Three DGES grad students win awards from Association of Candian Universities for Northern Studies and the Canadian Northern Studies Trust

PhD students Brendan O’Neill & Erica Oberndorfer and MSc student Sarah Quann recently won 3 prestigious awards from the scholarship program of ACUNS (Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies). ACUNS established its scholarship program, the Canadian Northern Studies Trust … 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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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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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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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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