Operating remotely 

The department of Geography and Environment continues to operate remotely. Staff will respond to your email inquiries during our regular office hours, 8am-4pm. Please note that staff are not regularly monitoring their office phones; we ask that email be used to contact them directly.

Geography and Environment introduces a new climate change major

The climate crisis is one of the most urgent challenges facing society. A new major at Western, Climate Change and Society, aims to harness that passion and help students address the multidimensional challenges the climate crisis poses. Housed in the Geography and Environment department, the module connects many existing courses taught in science, social science and the humanities into one integrated focus of study. Read more 

2021 Undergraduate Student Research Internships  

The Western Undergraduate Summer Research Internships (USRIs) are back fro another year! This internship provides undergraduate students with engaged research experiences where they will learn new research methods and techniques alongside faculty mentors. The total value of these internships is $7,500 per year. If you're interested in applying? Click here to see which faculty members from Geography and Environment are currently accepting applicants and their areas of research. 

Geographies of Indigenous health and wellness

Check out the most recent issue of The Canadian Geographer, featuring a special section on Geographies of Indigenous Health & Wellness by co-edited by Chantelle Richmond and Elana Nightingale, which also includes a paper by Diana Lewis. Read more

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