Environment Seminar Series

2017 WINTER-SPRING TERM Environment and Environment & Health Seminars

WEDNESDAYS, 4:10pm

LOCATION: Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.
                   

Below are soon to be included the names of the speakers and titles for this winter-spring Environment Seminar Series.

Seminars are free. No registration required. All are welcome.
Please visit this page regularly for updates. For abstracts and bios please scroll down and click on the title of the seminar.

To receive regular email messages with the same information, please contact Pavel Pripa (416-978-3475) or environment.seminars@utoronto.ca. Seminars are subject to change or cancellation.

2017 Winter Term Memoral Lectures schedule can be found HERE.

Wed Jan 11 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 11 2017 05:30 PM

Greening Faith: Between Theory and Practice

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

TANHUM YOREH, Assistant Professor, School of the Environment, University of Toronto

Wed Jan 18 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 18 2017 05:30 PM

Zero Waste: Fictional or Achievable Goal?

Rm. 108, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, North Building

HIH C. CHAO, Honorary Professor, Tunghai University, former Vice President of Tunghai University, Taiwan



Joint seminar: Global Taiwan Lecture Series & Environment Seminar Series

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THIS SEMINAR ONLY

Wed Jan 25 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 25 2017 05:30 PM

Opioid Epidemics, Environmental Injustice, and the Right to Remain in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

JEFF MASUDA, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and the Department of Geography, Queen’s University

Wed Feb 08 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 08 2017 05:30 PM

Estimating Children's Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants Using Pharmacokinetic Modeling

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

MARC-ANDRE VERNER, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal

Wed Feb 15 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 15 2017 05:30 PM

Oil, Gas and the Pressure of Protest: Dakota Access Pipeline

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

MARTIN VEZÉR, Associate Analyst, Research Products, Sustainalytics

Wed Mar 01 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 01 2017 05:30 PM

Plastic Debris in Aquatic Habitats

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

CHELSEA ROCHMAN, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto

Wed Mar 08 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 08 2017 05:30 PM

The Symbiosis of Musical Art and Environmental Consciousness

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

CAROL GIMBEL, Founding Artistic Director, Music in the Barns

Wed Mar 15 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 15 2017 05:30 PM

Infectious diseases in an era of globalization

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

KAMRAN KAHN, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, BlueDot Founder 
ALEXANDER WATTS, Team Leader, Analytics and Research, BlueDot 

Wed Mar 22 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 22 2017 05:30 PM

What Would Doug Have Thought? - The Canadian Environment at 150

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

Douglas Pimlott Memorial Lecture 

MARK PIMLOTT, Policy Analyst; Legislation and Conservation, Department of Environment, Nunavut

Wed Mar 29 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 29 2017 05:30 PM

The Air We Breathe - Role of Rechnology, Industry and Regulations

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

CHUNG-WAI CHOW, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto CHRIS YACCATO, Provincial Manager, Government Relations and Public Affairs, Ontario Lung Association 

Wed Apr 05 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 05 2017 05:30 PM

Learning to Steer: New Directions for Urban Climate Change Mitigation

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

Eric Krause Memorial Lecture 

SARA HUGHES, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, and Senior Fellow, Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto & University of Toronto Mississauga 

Wed Apr 12 2017 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 12 2017 05:30 PM

1) Understanding Variation in Energy Efficiency Practices in Ontario Hospitals 2) Traditional Indigenous Food Systems and Psychological Resiliency: An Ecosystems Psychology Framework

Rm.149(basement), Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Ave.

1) JOHN MAIORANO, Ph.D. Candidate, Adult Education and Community Development, OISE, and Environmental Studies Collaborative Program, School of the Environment Understanding Variation in Energy Efficiency Practices in Ontario Hospitals
   
2) NICOLE SPIEGELAAR, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences, and Environment & Health Collaborative Program, School of the Environment, University of Toronto