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StudentMoveTO: From Insight to Action on Transportation for Post-secondary Students in the GTHA

StudentMoveTO: From Insight to Action on Transportation for Post-secondary Students in the GTHA

Co-Principal Investigator: Roger Keil Funding: SSHRC Term: 2017-2021 The StudentMoveTO is a research and partnership project based at Ryerson University focusing on an improved understanding of the travel behaviour of 600,000 post-secondary students in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) in Ontario, Canada. The project explores transportation patterns of post-secondary students, and the potential

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Inundation and Environmental Politics in Southeast Asia

Inundation and Environmental Politics in Southeast Asia

Principal Investigator: Abidin Kusno. Funding: SSHRC. Term: 2016-2021. The research builds on the insights of current scholarship from critical geography and anthropology of infrastructure to make sense of a social formation (such as Jakarta) in which environmental degradation, informality and lack of planning have led to both disaster and opportunities as well as modes of

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StudentMoveTO: From Insight to Action on Transportation for Post-secondary Students in the GTHA

StudentMoveTO: From Insight to Action on Transportation for Post-secondary Students in the GTHA

The StudentMoveTO is a 3-year research and partnership project focusing on an improved understanding of the travel behaviour of 600,000 post-secondary students in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) in Ontario, Canada. The project will explore transportation patterns of post-secondary students, and the potential social and environmental influences on their travel behaviour, and the

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Ocean frontiers: An interdisciplinary workshop on the changing contours of marine space and resource access

Ocean frontiers: An interdisciplinary workshop on the changing contours of marine space and resource access

This two-day workshop, titled “Ocean Frontiers: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Changing Contours of Marine Space and Resource Access,” brought together a network of interdisciplinary scholars to explore the political-economic and ecological dynamics that shape new resource practices in marine zones. The overall goal was to unite social scientists and ecologists to share their understanding

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Implementing Sex Ed Updates: A view from Ontario's Teachers

Implementing Sex Ed Updates: A view from Ontario's Teachers

The project focuses on what people can learn from the perspective of teachers about the implementation and enactment of a controversial updated health curriculum in Canada's largest province. The interdisciplinary team brings together researchers with backgrounds and expertise in environmental studies, education, public health, women's studies, youth studies, sociology, social work and nursing from across

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Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A)

Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A)

Human beings have had such a powerful impact on planetary environmental systems since the Industrial Revolution that scientists say Earth has entered a new geologic age: the Anthropocene, the era of humanity and its effects on Earth. York and University of Vermont are collaborating on a six-year $2.5M SSHRC Partnership grant led by Peter Brown

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Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A)

Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A)

Co-Investigators: Patricia Perkins and Peter Victor. Funding: SSHRC. Term: 2014-2021. Human beings have had such a powerful impact on planetary environmental systems since the Industrial Revolution that scientists say Earth has entered a new geologic age: the Anthropocene, the era of humanity and its effects on Earth. York and University of Vermont are collaborating on

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Comparing Metropolitan Governance in Transatlantic Perspective: Toronto, Montreal, Paris and Frankfurt

Comparing Metropolitan Governance in Transatlantic Perspective: Toronto, Montreal, Paris and Frankfurt

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) A comparative investigation of the globally-induced transformation of metropolitan governance systems in Toronto, Montreal, Paris and Frankfurt. The project focused on the urban region with its growing web of metropolitan governance. The emergence of collective action at the metropolitan level in Canada and Europe were examined through infrastructure,

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Green Words, Green Worlds: Environmental Literatures and Politics in Canada

Green Words, Green Worlds: Environmental Literatures and Politics in Canada

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) A public forum, conference, and workshop sponsored by the Sustainable Writing Laboratory (SWL) held on October 21-23, 2011 in Toronto. The conference-workshop aimed to consider what politicizing the environmental aesthetic might mean in the context of public culture, politics, and the environmental imagination by Canadian writers and scholars

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Environmental Assessment Processes of Canadian Frontier Oil and Gas

Environmental Assessment Processes of Canadian Frontier Oil and Gas

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The project aims to create a pan-Canadian network for communities to share information and experiences about oil and gas developments and to provide analysis to inform environmental policy at the provincial and federal levels. The mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students involved in the project serves to train

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