News and Events
Trent's School of the Environment is now accepting applications and expressions of interest for up to two graduate students for a communit-based research project. Please see the link below for more information and application instructions.
Funded Masters Positions in Community-based Sustainability begininning Sept 2017
Focus on our students
* MASS Alumni Yosra Albakkar, speech at the Daughters for Life Annual Gala event.
* A feature article in the Arctic Energy Alliance web page, by another MASS Alumni, Lawrence Keyte,who studied northern communities and reducing their fossil fuel dependence by moving into alternative energy initiative.
3 Minute Thesis Competition - 2016
Two of our second year students participated in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition in 2016. Congratulations to Jessica and Tessa for a job well done!!!
Jessica Correa - Grow Up, Get a Car?
Tessa Nasca - Active Neighbourhoods Canada: Participatory Urban Planning for Active Transportation
3 Minute Thesis Competition - 2015
Gordon Halsey - Motivating Holistic Health and Social Services: From Clinical to Compassionate
3 Minute Thesis Competition - 2014
Maureen Elliott- Factors Influencing Biodiversity ~ Conservation Priorities in Southern Ontario
Jenn McCallum- Why Do Some Farmers Restore Wetlands? A Case Study from East Central Ontario
Emily Willson- Addressing the Need(s) for Sustainable Food Security Initiatives
3 Minute Thesis Competition - 2013
* Alumni of the program, Emily Morrison featured in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition video, 2013.
In the Media
Trent University and the Sustainability Studies faculty member Stephen Hill are featured in this En Route magazine article.
Program Sponsors Canadian Geographic Event at Trent
At Wood’s Edge: Conversations on the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement; an event, sponsored by the Masters in Sustainability Studies program, was hosted by Trent University and featured a panel of CBFA experts and a giant traveling map of Canada’s magnificent boreal forest. To access the video visit: Canadian Geographic - On the Move at Trent
Program Director, Asaf Zohar and Alumni, Brianna Salmon are featured in this Globe and Mail article - trends on sustainability education
MA Sustainability Studies student featured in Peterborough This Week Convocation Article