Professor Brad Bass studies the effectiveness of economic or financial incentives like late-pick-up fines, taxes, subsidies, rebates, and carbon taxes — as well as the effectiveness of policy incentives like laws and regulations. He also examines other factors at play: social factors like a parent’s desire not to inconvenience a daycare worker; personality factors like […]
Co-lead author Patrick Moldowan, a PhD candidate in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology in U of T’s Faculty of Arts & Science, investigated the plants on a hunch that they snacked on salamanders more often than people think. Researchers had assumed that the pitcher plant’s diet was made up almost exclusively of insects. According […]
Professor Christian Abizaid (School of the Environment and Department of Geography and Planning) received the 2018 Geographical Review (GR) Best Paper Award from the American Geographical Society (AGS) for his paper “Rural Social Networks along Amazonian Rivers: Seeds, Labor and Soccer among Communities on the Napo River, Peru.” Authors of the paper, Drs. Christian Abizaid, […]
For information on submitting an abstract click here. University of Toronto Mississauga International ConferenceOctober 16-18, 2019 Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice and Action F The University of Toronto Mississauga will host its 1st international sustainability conference: Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice and Action (STTPA). We welcome contributions from all disciplines and stakeholders and also invite you to participate in this conference as a […]
The School of the Environment announced the winners of its Graduate Student Awards for the 2018-19 academic year at Research Day on April 18, 2018. The awards highlighted the depth and variety of graduate research. Graduate students in our collaborative specializations excelled in the areas science, social policy, global development, and law – from ecology and conservation; environmental and […]
Professor Stephen Scharper’s (of the School of the Environment and the Dept. of Anthropology at U of T Mississauga) article in the current issue of Broadview magazine focuses on the toll of American border policy on the biotic community and the devastating ecological consequences of the proposed boarder wall. Read the full article here.