Geography Speaker Series

Speaker series offers informal talks and discussions on various Geography related issues. It is open to staff, students, faculty and the general public. We are serving complimentary Fair Trade coffee, tea and cookies. Come out and listen to what people are up to!

Speaker When & Where Topic & Description
Dr. Jed Long
School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St. Andrews
Jan. 8, 2018
SSC 1004
Computational Movement Analysis: New Data, Techniques and Insights
Dr. Agnieszka Leszczynski
The University of Auckland
Jan. 15, 2018
SSC 6210
Digital Disruption! Geolocation + the platform economy
Katelyn Harris
Research Ethics Officer,
Western University
Jan. 19, 2018
SSC 1004
Workshop: Research Ethics
Tips for successfully navigating the ethics review process at Western – and common pitfalls to avoid
Dr. Stefan Leyk
Geography, University of Colorado
PhD Workshop
Geography, Western University 
Feb. 2, 2018
SSC 1004

Workshop: PhD Comps Info Session
Feeling uncertain about comprehensive exams? Come and hear insights from PhD candidates who lived to tell the tale, and faculty members who serve as examiners. Bring your questions to discuss with the panel!  

PhD Presentations
Geography, Western University
Feb. 9, 2018
SSC 1004
Senior PhD candidates share their work
Dr. George Hoberg
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Feb. 16, 2018
SSC 1004

The resistance dilemma: How the climate movement’s strategy threatens the clean energy transition

Faculty Slideshow
Geography, Western University 
Mar. 23, 2018
SSC 1004
Western Geography professors share highlights from their research – in five minutes or less. Can they do it?
Undergraduate Thesis Presentations
Geography, Western University
April 6, 2018
SSC 1004

Fourth-year Honour students share their work
Students have been working hard all year long; come and hear them present their thesis findings