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GIER Small Grants Program 2022-23: CALL IS OPEN!

GIER Small Grants Program 2022-23: CALL IS OPEN!

- Human-Environment Systems: Humans can both positively and negatively affect environmental systems. GIER is committed to better understanding the two-way interactions between humans and the environment, including—but not restricted to—problems around invasive species, climate change mitigation, conservation and restoration, land-use management, and pollution control. 

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Insect Collection Live Tour

Insect Collection Live Tour

GIER has partnered with The EchoNetwork to produce a series of (virtual) encounters between environmental researchers in India and Canada. The purpose of these encounters is to learn how research is conducted in both countries and to exchange enriching experiences between academia and society at large.

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Café Philo: Creation / Destruction

Café Philo: Creation / Destruction

GIER Director Madhur Anand is participating in a conversation that will explore the dynamics between creation and destruction grounded in artistic practice and ecological thought. This conversation will also feature Kathryn Lawson (PhD candidate in philosophy, Queen’s University) and Joel Ong (media artist and professor at York University). Katy Fulfer (philosopher and educator) will moderate the event.

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Framework for productive engagement of knowledge systems

Framework for productive engagement of knowledge systems

GIER Affiliate Jeji Varghese coauthored a review paper that proposes a framework to facilitate cross-cultural engagement between communities that have a different understanding of what "knowledge" means. In particular, the paper focuses on what "knowledge system" means for Western and Indigenous cultures and how the concept applied in the ecology and natural resource management literature.

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GIER Affiliate on NASA TV

GIER Affiliate on NASA TV

GIER Affiliate Jackie Goordial joined science communicator Kellie Gerardi and NASA geobiologist Darlene Limand to discuss the search for life beyond Earth and the solar system.

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