Environment Seminar Series


2015 WINTER-SPRING TERM Seminars

WEDNESDAYS, 4:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.

LOCATION: Room ES 149(basement), Earth Science Building, 5 Bancroft Avenue

Below are 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.

For 2015 Winter Term Memoral Lectures schedule (to be added soon), please click here: Memorial Lectures 2015

Wed Jan 28 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Jan 28 2015 06:00 PM

Microplastics: They’re in a Waterway Near You

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

PAUL HELM, Senior Research Scientist, Great Lakes, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and Adjunct Professor, School of the Environment, University of Toronto

Wed Feb 11 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 11 2015 06:00 PM

Environmental Sustainability and Personality Psychology

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

JACOB HIRSH, Assistant Professor Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Wed Feb 25 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 25 2015 06:00 PM

1) Simulation of a Potential Energy-Efficient Building for Bahrain and Addressing the Barriers to the Implementation of Low-Energy Building Practices. 2)Colloidal Quantum Dot Photovoltaics: Nanoengineering for Enhanced Solar Energy Capture

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

1) CATHERINE JIMENEA, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography and Program in Planning, Environmental Studies Collaborative Program at the School of the Environment, University of Toronto

2) GRAHAM CAREY, PhD Candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 
Environmental Studies Collaborative Program at the School of the Environment, University of Toronto

Wed Mar 04 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Feb 04 2015 06:00 PM

Global Action, Local Impact: Mercury Contamination in Arctic Ecosystems

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

IGOR LEHNHERR, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Wed Mar 25 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Mar 25 2015 06:00 PM

IPCC Climate Change 2014 - Mitigation of Climate Change

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

ELLIE FARAHANI, Head of Operations, UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III - Mitigation of Climate Change, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany

Wed Apr 08 2015 04:10 PM  Wed Apr 08 2015 06:00 PM

Lake Ice: monitoring the present and modelling the future

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

LAURA BROWN, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga