News & Events

July 4, 2016

EPI Researchers attend the CAG Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Faculty and students of the Environmental Policy Institute travelled to Halifax to present at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference (CAG) 2016. The CAG Conference is […]
June 16, 2016

MAEP Graduate, Temitope Onifade, Wins Prestigious International Bar Association Scholarship

Temitope Onifade, a recent MAEP graduate and lecturer at Memorial University, has won the Scholarship for Energy and Natural Resources Law of the International Bar Association, […]
June 14, 2016

Dr. Maura Hanrahan reads from her book manuscript

Dr. Maura Hanrahan read from her book manuscript Unchained Man: The Arctic Life and Times of Captain Robert Bartlett at the Fogo Island Public Library on […]
May 24, 2016

Grad Spring Fling

On May 15th 2016, the Grad students enjoyed a day of fun in the sun for the 2016 Spring Fling Event to end another great year at […]
May 18, 2016

Dr. Maura Hanrahan and MAEP student Nick Mercer receive grant

Maura Hanrahan, EPI, and co-investigator Nick Mercer, MAEP student, have received a grant from the Harris Centre/RBC Water Fund for the following project: Rainwater Harvesting Systems (RWH) as […]
May 2, 2016

Dr. Maura Hanrahan visits Greenland

Dr. Maura Hanrahan presented her drinking water research to Nukissiorfiit, Greenland’s Energy and Water Authority, in Nuuk last week. While there she had the opportunity to […]
April 27, 2016

Dr. Andreas Klinke has been invited to a high-profile risk management workshop

Dr. Andreas Klinke has been invited to discuss issues of a responsible and sustainable handling of risks with high-profile experts from academia, politics and economy in […]
April 1, 2016

MAEP Students participate in EPI Policy Competition

From March 23-25, 2016, the first year Master of Arts in Environment Policy students travelled to St. John’s, NL, to compete in the second annual Environmental Policy […]
March 22, 2016

MAEP students excel in the Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference 2016

Students from the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy (MAEP) Program have excelled for a second year in St. John’s while participating in the Aldrich Interdisciplinary […]
March 21, 2016

Graduate student, Banjo Edu represents EPI at the Globe 2016 Conference

On the 1st of March, all corporate sustainability roads led to Vancouver. As a member of the Atlantic Canada Delegation, Banjo Edu, a graduate student enrolled […]
March 15, 2016

Research by Dr. Keske and team on connectivity of food security, food sovereignty, and food justice recently published

The online journal Spatial Justice ( has published the latest research by Dr. Catherine Keske (EPI Associate Professor) and her team (Jennifer Brooke Dare, Tiffany Hancock and […]
March 1, 2016

Graduate Student, Ernest Nwanguma, will become new Project Environmental Advisor at Pennecon Ltd, St. John’s.

Graduate student, Ernest Nwanguma, of the program Master of Arts in Environmental Policy served his internship at Pennecon Ltd, where he worked on an ISO-Project. He performed his duty with great […]
February 29, 2016

Dr. Maura Hanrahan’s two invited chapters have been accepted for publication in the forthcoming book, The Philosophy of Arctic Law, Dawid Bunokowski, ed., Thematic Arctic Network […]
January 20, 2016

World Wetlands Day Event

Come one, come all on February 2nd, 2016 to a Wetlands ‘lunch and learn’ here at the Forestry building. February 2 is World Wetlands Day and […]
December 21, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has received a grant from the University of the Arctic

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has received a grant of 1500 Euro (2300.00 CDN.) from the University of the Arctic to visit the University of Greenland in Nuuk, […]
November 19, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke has a new publication on water governance

Dr. Andreas Klinke has published a book chapter entitled “The Great Lakes Water Governance in North America. Lessons for Expert Deliberation and Public Participation” in the […]
November 16, 2015

Graduate student immersed in research on community sustainability

Nick Mercer, MAEP student provided an overview of renewable energy as a tool for community sustainability as one of the guest presenters at the Conference on […]
November 3, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke is the new Director of EPI

Dr. Andreas Klinke has been appointed as the new Director of the Environmental Policy Institute and as Chair of the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy.
October 26, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has been awarded a Fogo Island Fellowship

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has been selected to receive a 2015 Fogo Island Fellowship.  She will complete a residence on Fogo Island sometime this year as well […]
October 14, 2015

EPI’s Dr. Kelly Vodden and Myron King present at latest Stewardship Association of Municipalities (SAM) meeting in Deer Lake

The pair presented to a SAM audience of over 25 representatives from Newfoundland and Labrador communities about source water protection, habitat stewardship, and the role of […]
October 13, 2015

MAEP Student Rebecca Brushett Receives Provincial Government Special Scholarship

MAEP student, Rebecca Brushett has been awarded a Provincial Government Special Scholarship for Students to Pursue Graduate Studies Related to Resource Development.  This funding will support […]
September 29, 2015

MAEP Student Temitope Onifade Publishes in Human Rights Review

Graduating MAEP Student and Lecturer for Environmental Law at Grenfell’s Sustainable Resource Management Programme, Temitope Onifade , recently published his paper entitled “Peoples-based permanent sovereignty over […]
September 29, 2015

Dr. Kelly Vodden Featured in the Telegram

The Telegram recently featured EPI’s Dr. Kelly Vodden and other On the Move researchers in their publication. Their article focused on the benefits and consequences of industrial […]
September 29, 2015

Grad Fest 2015/16

Grad Fest 2015/16 is Coming This Week! Click Below for A List of Activities!    
September 29, 2015

Dr.Kelly Vodden Launches New Edited Volume – Place Peripheral: Place-Based Development in Rural, Island, and Remote Regions

Place Peripheral book Launched at International Conference Editors Kelly Vodden (EPI Researcher and Associate Professor), Ryan Gibson and Godfrey Baldacchino together with ISER Books launched their […]
September 29, 2015

Dr. Paul Foley joins the Environmental Studies Association of Canada’s Board of Directors

Dr. Paul Foley, Environmental Policy Institute has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for the Environmental Studies Association of Canada, Canada’s leading […]
September 1, 2015

EPI Professor’s Work Featured in Book about Newfoundland and Labrador

Work by EPI Professor Maura Hanrahan has been published in a new book about Newfoundland and Labrador: Pathways of Creativity in Contemporary Newfoundland and Labrador. The book is published […]
August 6, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke gave guest lectures at German universities

Dr. Andreas Klinke was invited to give guest lectures at two German universities in June and July. His guest lecture at the University of Magdeburg, Faculty of […]
July 29, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke presented new research at World Congress of Risk

Dr. Andreas Klinke presented his new research on the anticipation and management of systemic risks of global energy resources and biodiversity in the context of global governance […]
July 21, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke – Visiting Professor at German University

Dr. Andreas Klinke (EPI) has been invited to be a Visiting Professor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies. The Center is located at the […]
July 8, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan’s works accepted for Publication

Two articles by EPI Professor Maura Hanrahan have been accepted for publication.   Maura’s work with Atanu Sarkar and Amy Hudson has been accepted for publication […]
July 8, 2015

EPI Faculty Presents in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Maura Hanrahan of the Environmental Policy Institute was in Washington D.C. this month to give a presentation on Native American and Indigenous traditions.     […]
July 8, 2015

EPI Professor Published in ‘Arctic and North’

We would like to congratulate Professor Maura Hanrahan on her publication in  (press) Arctic and North. The article is titled: “‘Indefinitely on the Ice’: Indigenous-explorer relations in Robert Abram Bartlett’s […]
July 8, 2015

EPI Professor Presents at University of Tartu

The Environmental Policy Institute’s Dr. Maura Hanrahan gave a presentation at the annual Arctic Workshop, which was held in Tartu, Estonia.   The University of Tartu’s annual workshop […]
June 23, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan Presents in Helsinki

The Environmental Policy Institute’s Dr. Maura Hanrahan was an invited guest at the national museum of Finaland, Helsinki on June 1.           […]
June 9, 2015

NEW – GGSS Student Blog

Hello Everyone, I hope everyone is doing well. We at the GGSS have decided to implement a fresh new way of keeping in touch with classmates […]
May 19, 2015

MAEP Student Nick Mercer Receives Joseph Bombardier Master’s Scholarship

MAEP student, Nick Mercer has been awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship (Joseph Bombardier Master’s Scholarship).  This funding will support his research project entitled “Barriers to Renewable […]
May 19, 2015

Dr. Andreas Klinke Presented Global Risk Governance Research at International Conference

Dr. Andreas Klinke presented his ongoing research work on global risk governance at the 9th Annual International Conference of Sociology in Athens, Greece, on May 4-6, 2015. His presentation […]
May 11, 2015

MAEP Student Attends A Two Day Oil Industry And The Environment Seminar

    MAEP student, Ernest Nwanguma, attended the 2015 Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar organized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) at […]
May 11, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan Presents At 40th Anniversary Conference

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 […]
May 11, 2015

Dr. Maura Hanrahan Receives $15,000 Grant

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Harris Centre/RBC Water Research and Outreach Fund.  Dr. Hanrahan will be working with MAEP student […]
May 6, 2015

Dr. Klinke Presents Risk Governance Research

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 […]
April 20, 2015

MAEP Students Attend Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference

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 […]
April 14, 2015

EPI’s Dr. Paul Foley invited to participate in workshop at Yale University

On Friday, April 3, 2015, Dr. Paul Foley joined an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars and practitioners at Yale University to discuss challenges and opportunities facing […]
April 8, 2015

Upcoming Film and Panel Event at EPI – April 13

  People and the Sea Film Festival & EPI’s Local Seafood, Screening and Panel (April 13th) The People and the Sea Film Festival and the Environmental […]
April 6, 2015

Memoir by Inuit Elder Louis Montague – Review by Dr. Maura Hanrahan

Dr. Maura Hanrahan has a review of the new memoir by Inuit elder Louis Montague in the current issue of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Montague’s book […]
April 6, 2015

Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation Grant Awarded – Dr. Michael van Zyll de Jong

Dr Michael van Zyll de Jong has been awarded a grant in the amount of $ 26,500 from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation. The project will […]
March 20, 2015

EPI research assistants celebrate World Water Day

Building on EPI water research and engagement activities, research assistants Belizario Carballo and Lindey Touzel discussed source water protection measures and watershed dynamics with over 100 local students at […]
March 19, 2015

Worldwide Holistic Sustainable Development Cooperation

A group of Masters Students from the Environmental Policy Institute are striving to promote holistic sustainable development through international academic cooperation. The World Wide Holistic Sustainable […]