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CURRENT GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING
Posted on 2018-01-05 in News
Beaver dam in Argentina. Picture taken by Dr. Cherie Westbrook.
Graduate student opening in marine ecology and seabed habitat mapping
Being sought is an M.Sc. student to pursue research in marine ecology and seabed habitat mapping. The project will incorporate knowledge related to marine invertebrate ecology, seabed topography, and seabed sediment texture in the vicinity of the Inuit community of Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut. The successful student should have a keen interest in northern communities and geomatics skills. The information generated by this research will be shared with the community of Qikiqtarjuaq and the Government of Nunavut Department of Fisheries and Sealing, and will inform decisions related to marine resource management and habitat conservation. Opportunities to participate in graduate study abroad courses in Svalbard will be discussed with qualified applicants. For more information, please contact Dr. Alec Aitken (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Graduate student opening in remote sensing
A PhD student is sought for a project exploring the application of remote sensing on grassland ecosystems. The field component of this research project takes place in Canada’s Grasslands National Park. The successful student will have a keen interest in geomatics and an undergraduate degree in geography, environmental science, or a related field. For more information, please contact Dr. Xulin Guo (email@example.com)
Graduate student opening in prairie hydrology
An MSc student is sought to measure energy and water balances of a Canadian Prairie wetland. The ideal candidate will have interest in using the field instrumentation to develop undergraduate learning tools in meteorology and climatology. A background in geography, environmental education, meteorology or related field is highly desirable. For more information, please contact Dr. Krys Chutko (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Two graduate student openings in mountain wetland ecohydrology
There are two graduate student openings at the PhD and MSc levels in wetland ecohydrology. Applicants should have a background in hydrology, ecology and/or soils, along with a keen interest in wetland science. Previous field research experience is an asset. The field-based research takes place in the Banff and Kananaskis regions of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in our Mountain Water Futures project. The successful student will choose a topic relating to either the role of existing and emergent (from glacier loss) wetlands in the storage and transmission of water from mountain catchments, or the effects of land use activities on wetland ecohydrology. For more information, please contact Dr. Cherie Westbrook (email@example.com)
2018 Arts & Science Book Club: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
Posted on 2017-12-04
Award-winning author Thomas King will visit on Jan. 29 as 2018 Arts & Science Book Club author
Job Posting - Assistant Professor in Regional and Urban Planning
Posted on 2017-10-10
full time, tenure-track position in the area of Regional and Urban Planning at the Assistant Professor level effective July 1, 2018
Yukon's Wolf Creek 'research basin' helps track and plan for climate change
Posted on 2017-10-04
A renowned climate change research area near Whitehorse is marking 25 years, and looking to the future.
Video - International Research Profile: Lucia Scaff and Sebastian Krogh , PhD Students at the University of Saskatchewan
Posted on 2017-08-14
The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, on the Canadian Prairies, so how it is that they are studying in the Rocky Mountains? Lucia and Sebastian study in Canmore, Alberta at the U of S Coldwater Laboratory, part of the university’s Global Institute for Water Security. The Coldwater Laboratory is part of the $143-million U of S-led international Global Water Futures program.
Pomeroy awarded John Tuzo Wilson Medal for outstanding contributions to geophysical sciences
Posted on 2017-07-11
John Pomeroy becomes the third researcher from the University of Saskatchewan to receive the Canadian Geophysical Union's greatest honour.