News & Announcements

UCRSEA is pleased to announce that its book, Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia, is finally out of press.

UCRSEA is pleased to announce that its book, Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia, is finally out of press. Co-edited by Prof. Amrita Daniere (University of Toronto) and Dr. Matthias Garschagen (United Nations University), it features the work of young scholars and graduate students who have been involved in the Partnership whose research focused on […]

Research by Prof. Steven Farber and PhD student Jeff Allen shows one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’

Stranded without transit? U of T researchers say one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’ (U of T News)

Open House at University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) – December 7

Graduate Geography and Sustainability Management – Open House at University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) Friday December 7th, 2018 10:30 a.m. (sign-in) 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – William G. Davis Building, Rm. 3141 (Faculty Club) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – William G. Davis Building, Rm. 1150 Check out program & research options, application & […]

Prof. Alexandra Flynn provides insight on the potential for Indigenous treaties to lead to reconciliation

Let Indigenous treaties — not the duty to consult — lead us to reconciliation (National Post)

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses immigration and Canada

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses the idea of ‘under-population’ in Canada. (CBC Radio)

Prof. Ron Buliung on how children in the Greater Toronto Area get to school

Fewer children walking to school Metrolinx report finds (Toronto Star)

Open House for Graduate Programs – November 16, 2018

The Department of Geography & Planning, University of Toronto (St. George – 100 St. George St.) is hosting an Open House for interested applicants to our graduate programs on November 16, 2018. Events include information and Q&A sessions for our Geography (MA, MSc and PhD) and Planning (MSc and PhD) programs and an opportunity to meet […]

Now Open: Applications for Admission to Geography & Planning Graduate Programs

The Department of Geography & Planning is now accepting applications for September 2019 admission to graduate programs. Please see the Graduate Geography and Graduate Planning pages for further details. The deadline to apply for all programs is January 21, 2019.

Toward a City Without Barriers: Prof. Ron Buliung describes how his daughter Asha’s life with a wheelchair profoundly changed him – and his research

Justin Murfitt, MSc Geography student, wins the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants

Justin Murfitt (Masters Supervisor: Laura Brown, UTM Geography) has won the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants for his exceptional work as a TA in UTM’s courses in GIS, quantitative methods, and physical geography. The objective of the June Scott Teaching Excellence Awards for Teaching Assistants is to recognize publicly the contributions, which teaching assistants make […]