COVID-19 teaches us about ‘social learning’ and the environment
GIER's Director, Dr. Madhur Anand, wrote an article for the World Economic Forum explaining what COVID-19 can teach us about human behaviour.
GIER’s Small Grants Program results are in!
Right on time to celebrate Earth Day (April 22), GIER communicated the results of its Small Grants Program. With an investment of CAD 111,000 GIER is funding eight new environmental research projects.
COVID-19 and the environment
Due to the unprecedented halt of human activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have been noticing significant improvements in air quality worldwide. This phenomenon has been observed through satellite images across urban centres in China, Europe, the United States and Canada.
Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on biodiversity conservation
University of Guelph professor and GIER Affiliate Member, Dr. Robin Roth, co-authored a paper on the Journal Biological Conservation on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the world's biodiversity and our ability to protect it.
Diverse perspectives on interdisciplinarity
A team of 57 members from the Canadian College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada (the College), who are engaged and interested in diverse interdisciplinary endeavours, provided their perspectives on the intellectual, cultural, and social perspectives of interdisciplinarity.