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MAEP student, Ernest Nwanguma attends a two day Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar at St. John’s

MAEP student, Ernest Nwanguma, attended the 2015 Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar organized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) at the Delta Hotel Conference Centre, St. John’s. The two day seminar (April 27-28, 2015), explored solutions to environmental challenges in Newfoundland and Labradors Oil & Gas Industry.


MAEP Students Attend Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference 2015

Students from the Environmental Policy Institute excelled in St. John’s while participating in the Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference 2015, hosted by Memorial University and the Graduate Student Union. Graduate students from Grenfell Campus traveled to St. John’s from February 19-23, 2015 to present to colleagues and showcase their research in Environmental Policy in the  three conference categories: Teaching & Learning, Research Strategy and Public Engagement.

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MAEP Student, Nick Mercer has been awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Joseph Bombardier Master’s Scholarship).  The funding will support his esearch project entitled “Barriers to Renewable Energy Development in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Case Study of Wind Energy Applying the AKTESP Framework for Analysis”.  Nick is conducting research under the supervision of Dr. Gabriela Sabau and Dr. Andreas Klinke.

Dr. Maura Hanrahan recently presented a paper at the 40th anniversary conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies (BACS) at the British Library, London, England. The paper was titled: “Canadian National Identity and the Exclusion of the Indigenous: The Water Security Lens.” The annual BACS conference attracts researchers in many disciplines from India, Poland, the U.S., Turkey and many other countries besides, of course, Britain and Canada.

Dr. Andreas Klinke has presented his research on risk governance entitled “Expertise and Experience: Differentiated Deliberation in Post-Normal Risk Governance” at the international conference “Risk, Uncertainty and Transition”. The conference was organized by the Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty Research Network and took place at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, on 8-10 April.


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