Collaborative research project with Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology lays the groundwork for future collaboration, Trent News, November 16, 2023. The impact of climate change has no borders – this is why a new Trent research initiative led by Dr. Huy Dang, School of the Environment and Department of Chemistry, is crossing disciplinary and geographic boundaries to find answers to this global challenge.
Trent Researchers Partner with V6 Agronomy to Advance Next-Generation Fertilizers, Trent News, September 12, 2023. A new research project at Trent pairs the expertise of Dr. Huy Dang’s environmental chemistry lab with Dr. Karen Thompson’s soil microbiology and agricultural soil health lab, along with industry partner V6 Agronomy, a Canadian fertilizer company specializing in innovative fertilizer solutions.
TSE Faculty Researchers Awarded Funding through 2023 Federal Grants (SSHRC, NSERC, and CFI), Trent News, September 11, 2023.
SSHRC Partnership Development Grants: supporting research in the social sciences and humanities while encouraging the design and testing of new partnership approaches to develop best practices.
Dr. Evan Bowness, School of the Environment, Building the Just Transitions in Food Systems Network, $200,000
CFI’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund: supporting researchers in tackling complex issues about individuals and society.
Dr. Kira Borden, School of the Environment, Gas Flux Instrumentation for Novel Investigations of the Plant-soil-atmosphere Continuum in Agroecosystems, $113,737
NSERC Discovery Grants & Supplements: recognizing the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances.
- Dr. Kira Borden, School of the Environment, Harnessing plant-soil interactions in agroecosystems to improve nutrient cycling and mitigate climate change, $30,000 Discovery Grant, $12,500 Discovery Launch Supplement
- Dr. Magali Nehemy, School of the Environment, The hydraulic connectivity between transpiration source water and streamflow, $35,000 Discovery Grant, $12,500 Discovery Launch Supplement
- Dr. Andrew Tanentzap, Canada Research Chair, Climate Change and Northern Ecosystems, Ecological importance of organic matter in a warming world, $70,000 Discovery Grant, $14,000 Northern Reasearch Supplements Program
NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grants Program
RTI grants facilitate discovery, innovation, and training in natural sciences and engineering disciplines by supporting research equipment purchases.
- Dr. Huy Dang, Chemistry, School of the Environment, Greenhouse gas stable isotopes for investigating the carbon cycle, $149,945
- Dr. Catherine Eimers, School of the Environment, Carbon-Nitrogen Analyzer, $89,170
- Dr. Cheryl McKenna Neuman, School of the Environment, Laser Doppler Anemometer (LDA) replacement, $86,643
Dr. Andrew Tanentzap awarded prestigious academic honour for groundbreaking research contributions, Trent News, September 7, 2023
Trent Research Farm Embarks on a New Chapter, Trent News, September 1, 2023
Trent Farm Leads Way for Momentous Climate-Smart Agriculture, Trent News, August 24, 2023
New research featured in Nature shows microplastics also proliferating in lakes, streams, rivers, as well as oceans, Trent News, July 12, 2023. School of Environment professor Dr. Julian Aherne and Environmental & Life Sciences Ph.D. student, Brittany Welsh '16 are among 79 researchers belonging to the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) who have co-authored a new report on plastic debris in global aquatic systems, featured in Nature and the Globe and Mail.
Harnessing the Power of Wollastonite for Carbon Sequestration, Trent News, July 10, 2023. Led by School of Environment professor and Canada Research Chair Dr. Ian Power, this study aims to sequester carbon dioxide (CO2) by applying wollastonite rock, composed of calcium and magnesium silicates, to agricultural fields. Wollastonite powder has already been used as an agricultural amendment to enrich soil nutrients and promote plant growth.
Forests Ontario boss 'humbled' by lifetime achievement award: Life comes 'full circle' for former local resident Rob Keen, Barrie Today, January 25, 2023
Advancing Sustainable Agriculture at the Trent Experimental Farm, Trent News, December 22, 2022
Dr. Andrew Tanentzap among seven Canada Research Chairs at Trent with environmental, ecological expertise; Dr Ian Power awarded a second term as CRC in Environmental Geoscience, Trent News, November 17, 2022
Matter of Course: Applied Biomonitoring Course Creating Foundational Community Relationships in Environmental Science, Trent News, November 10, 2022
Trent’s Dr Stephen Hill reflects on the impact of civic-minded education and research, Trent News, July 12, 2022
How wolves came to shape Canada CBC The Sunday Magazine (at 21:02). Dr Stephanie Rutherford Villain, Vermin, Icon, Kin: Wolves and the Making of Canada
Trent School of Environment professor investigates the social history of wolves in Canada, Trent News, June 29, 2022
Trent Dean of Science co-led research on ecological response to mercury pollution published in Nature, Trent News, December 15, 2021
Trent University and ClearWater Farm Partner to Enrich Hands-on Learning and Research Opportunities for Students, Trent News, December 6, 2021
Talking COP26, Canada, emission targets and politics, Stephen Hill, Associate Director of Trent University’s School of Environment, speaks with Global News Morning Peterborough about the ongoing climate conference, emission goals and where Canada stands
Reimagining aging in Peterborough starts on campus, Peterborough Examiner, October 7, 2021
Social science and science research at Trent receives over $1.3 million in federal funding, including projects by Dr Huy Dang and Dr Mark Skinner from the TSE, Trent News, June 16, 2021
Early career scientist Dr. Huy Dang is becoming a world leader in research on rare earth metals, Trent News, May 14, 2021
Why small-scale farming is Inspiring a new crop of sustainable farmers, Global News Peterborough, April 27, 2021 (Dr Karen Thompson)
Dr. Douglas Evans recognized for his role as director of the International Institute for Environmental Studies, Trent News, February 17, 2021
Excellent Educator: Dr. Stephen Hill, PTBO Today, February 11, 2021
Interest in Health Geography Leads to Career as Part of Rural Aging Research Team, Trent News, January 29, 2021 (Trent Alumnus Amber Colibaba and Prof. Mark Skinner)
Decarbonizing The Global Cable Network Project Wins Grant, Submarine Telecoms Forum, January 27, 2021 (Dr Anne Pasek, CRC in Media, Culture and the Environment)
International collaboration earns Dr Huy Dang Golden Globe in Science and Technology for early career scientists, Trent News, December 15, 2020