Welcome to the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER)!

    At the University of Guelph, we have an incredible base of environmental researchers: Engineers, mathematicians, agronomists, chemists, biologists, artists, historians, sociologists and economists, among many other professionals. GIER brings us together to work in an interdisciplinary fashion.

    Please join us to learn how we support interdisciplinary environmental research!

    News

    GIER Director selected for new interdisciplinary network

    GIER Director selected for new interdisciplinary network 4 Jan, 2021 09:01 AM

    Dr. Madhur Anand was invited to represent GIER in a new "changemakers" table. This is a multi-disciplinary platform composed of 85 selected thought leaders who will tackle human-environment challenges.

    NEW Bachelor of Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice

    NEW Bachelor of Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice 3 Dec, 2020 08:12 AM

    The School of Environmental Sciences will be offering a new program on Indigenous Environmental Science and Practice, which emphasizes Indigenous knowledge systems alongside cutting-edge training in western environmental science.

    Research by GIER Affiliates inspires Artists in Residence

    Research by GIER Affiliates inspires Artists in Residence 26 Oct, 2020 10:10 AM

    Soft Turns, a collaborative effort of Sarah Jane Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik, were artists in residence at the School of Environmental Sciences (SES) from January 2017 until December 2019. Their art is inspired in research conducted at the school, including research by GIER Affiliates Jon Warland, Mike Dixon, and Youbin Zheng.

    GIER Small Grants Program 2020-21: CALL IS OPEN!

    GIER Small Grants Program 2020-21: CALL IS OPEN! 19 Oct, 2020 08:10 AM

    GIER’s Small Grants Program (SGP) seeks to promote interdisciplinary research and scholarship relating to any aspect of the environment among investigators from all seven Colleges at the University of Guelph.