2010 Centre for Environment Annual Report now available

Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:16:00 PM



The Centre for Environment 2010 Annual Report is now available in pdf format. 

This year's annual report features updates and highlights of the Centre's research and teaching programs, professional development workshops, and outreach activities.  Also included are profiles or brief bios of members of the Centre's core faculty, post-doctoral fellows, course instructors, and the Environmental Finance Advisory Committee. 

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Centre for Environment 2010 Annual Report (pdf, 3.67 MB).

For this year's and previous Annual Reports please also visit:
http://www.environment.utoronto.ca/About/AnnualReports.aspx

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SUMMARY OF CONTENTS OF THE 2010 ANNUAL REPORT:

-Messages from Interim Director Donald Jackson and outgoing Director Ingrid Leman Stefanovic;

Research:
-new and continuing research projects (new projects include studies of human exposures to PFCs in Ontario fish, governance innovations towards a low-carbon economy, and sustainable transportation policy for Toronto);
-abstracts of theses and research papers of recent graduate alumni, and presentations at Research Day April 2010;
-update of research done as part of the Centre's partnership with the Adaptation and Impacts Research Section of Environment Canada; and
-studies done in undergraduate research courses ENV421H Environmental Research Course and ENV395Y field Course in the Andes, Western Amazonia and the Galápagos.

Undergraduate Programs:
-message from Undergraduate Coordinator Tony Davis highlighting recent changes to our undergraduate programs and courses;
-listing of programs, including two core, ten collaborative and eight directed minor programs; and well as 40 courses;
-names and photos of undergraduate award recipients; and
-an update of activities relating to the Ecolink students' website.

Graduate Programs:
-message from Graduate Coordinator Richard DiFrancesco on the Environmental Studies collaborative program;
-message from Environment and Health collaborative program coordinator Clare Wiseman;
-message from M.Env.Sc. Program Director Roberta Fulthorpe (former Centre program, now at the Dept. of Physical and Environmental Sciences, U of T Scarborough);
-listing of graduate courses and faculty; and
-names and photos of graduate award recipients.

Professional Development:
-message from Professional Development Advisor Rodney White;
-descriptions of online distance education programs including new certificate program in Carbon Finance;
-brief bios and photos of members of the Environmental Finance Advisory Committee; and
-summaries and photos of Carbon Finance workshops, The Value of Water series, the Canadian Water Summit, and seminars on solar power and environmental risk management.

Outreach Activities:
-updates of the activities as part of the Centre's partnerships with the Jane Goodall Institute and the U of T Sustainability Office; and
-summaries, abstracts and photos taken at events such as COP-15, Environmental Career Day, seminar series, and memorial and special lectures.

Profiles: profiles/brief bios and photos of the Centre's core faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and course instructors.