News & Announcements

2020 Canadian City Parks Report published, involving the work of department members and alum

Park People issues its 2020 Canadian City Parks Report, a project involving the work of alumn Jake Tobin Garrett, Adjunct Professor Zahra Ebrahim, and featuring Professor Ron Buliung’s research on improvements for accessible and inclusive playgrounds. “When it comes to public space, we can reframe our understanding of disability, said Dr. Ron Buliung, Professor of Geography […]

Report on Work, Inclusion and 2SLGBTQ+ people in Windsor and Sudbury is now available

Work, Inclusion and 2SLGBTQ+ people living in Windsor and Sudbury is now available online, a report covering three years of research conducted by a team of scholars, including Professor Natalie Oswin.

Professor Mark Hunter’s book wins the Joel Gregory Prize

Professor Mark Hunter’s book Race for Education: Gender, White Tone and Schooling in south Africa wins the Joel Gregory Prize, awarded by the Canadian Association of African Studies. “Adjudicators note the book makes an exceptional contribution to understanding South African society, particularly its entanglement in the enduring legacies of institutionalized racism. The book expertly engages […]

UofT News highlights recent-grad Dariya Darvin’s Achievements

“Meanwhile, her interest in geography led her to take a first year Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course. She soon discovered the field was applicable to her goal of working in public health since she could use GIS to improve health-care delivery. “I did it because I like it, but once I was into it, it […]

Learn about the new UTM Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment

UTM Geography Department is now The Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment   

Webinar Recording: Moving to Action: How Do We Respond to Anti-Black Racism in Urbanist Practices and Conversations?

Webinar recording now available for Moving to Action: How Do We Respond to Anti-Black Racism in Urbanist Practices and Conversations?  Featuring and organized by Bousfield Scholar Jay Pitter, hosted bye the Canadian Urban Institute.

Video Recordings now available for iCity Research Days Webinar Series

Video recordings are now available for iCity Research Days Webinar Series presenting the five-year project iCity: Urban Informatics for Sustainable Metropolitan Growth

Professor Matthew Adams discusses reduced traffic due to COVID-19 and the effects on air pollution – UTM News & View to the U

The air that we breathe Originally published on UTM News Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – 11:36am Carla DeMarco car.demarco@utoronto.ca UofT Mississauga Department of Geography prof monitors shifts in air pollution and sees some promising results from reduction in traffic over the past few months Fluctuations in commuter behaviour and air quality are always a preoccupation […]

Former Lecturer Beth Savan, Siva Vijenthira, and Yvonne Bambrick discuss what urban cycling will look like in a post-pandemic reality – TVO: The Agenda

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Bousfield Scholar Jay Pitter and Tamika Butler discuss inclusive urban planning and how urban design can perpetuate racial inequality – TVO: The Agenda

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