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 MES graduate, Atanu Sarkar in the news - ban pesticides http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2014-05-14/article-3724452/Ban-pesticides-now%2C-forum-warns/1

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  • Tacey Guptill is featured in the Whig-Standard for her theatrical-thesis http://www.thewhig.com/2014/04/10/theatrical-thesis
  • Floxy Akhuetie moved from Nigeria to Kingston to pursue her Master’s in Environmental Studies. To read the full story go to the news section of the SGS website at: http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/news/archives/2012/floxy.html
  • Maclean's Professional School Edition highlights MES student Alex Benzie and the MES program September 2012
  • Congratulations for to the following MES students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships for 2012-13:

     OGS - Robyn Laing

     Queen Elizabeth II OGSST- Taylor Stokes

     Robert Sutherland Fellowship - Gulaid Egeh

     R.S. McLaughlin - Claire Kryczka

     Graduate Entrance Tuition Award - Erin Murphy-Mills

  • MES student Ivana Zelenika-Zovko is highlighted on the Graduate School Website about her research. Ivana is also highlighted for her work on Sustainability  

  • MES students involved in "Putting Tap Water to the Test"  Link

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  • Congratulations to Lyn Garrah who won first prize in The A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium Student Poster Competition. The Latornell Symposium is Ontario's leading conservation conference; in 2010 it ran from Nov. 17-19 with a theme of biodiversity.
  • Congratulations for to the following MES students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships for 2011-12:

     R.S. McLaughlin - Colin Khan

     Queen Elizabeth II OGSST- Anna Graham

     Graduate Entrance Tuition Award - Riley Cassidy

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  • Mike McHugh is one of the profiled TEDx speakers November 7, 2010.
  • Congratulations to current and new MES students who have been awarded Queen's internal fellowships for 2010-11:

TD Arctic Fellowship - Nicole McDonald

R.S. McLaughlin Fellowships - Mike McHugh, Ivana Zelenika, Jonathan Chretien, Alan Clark

  • Congratulations to current and new MES students who have been awarded Tri-Council Scholarships for 2010-11:

NSERC - Lyn Garrah

SSHRC - Emily Keller

SSHRC PhD - Lisa Figge for her PhD in Cultural Studies

  • Atanu Sarkar wins best poster at the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting for Health Science Research Trainees at Queen's University June 1, 2010.  A total of 88 posters were judged.
  • Ivana Zelenika quoted in the Queen's Gazette on the campus ban on bottled water Link
  • Lisa Figge is mentioned on Page 14  of Alumni Review along with a nice photo.
  • Art Installation on Wolfe Island by Lisa FiggeHands on Road
  • CONGRATULATIONS to current and new MES students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships for 2009-10

NSERC - Zoey Walden

SSHRC -Lisa Figge

OGS - Nikki Philbrook, Shannon Courtney

OGSST - Lyn Garrah

McLaughlin - Mike McHugh, Juliene McLaughlin

  • Trash Art February 11-14, 2009

  • Peter Ralevic - Canada's Next Great Prime Minister? 
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  • 5 MES students graduate at the Fall Convocation
  • Shoreline Cleanup
  • 10 new MES students will arrive for an orientation on September 4, 2008.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to current and new MES students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships for 2008-09

SSHRC - Allan Roberts

OGS - Suzie Ellwood

OGSST - Zoey Walden

McLaughlin - Alexandra Gerber, Lisa Figge

Carmichael - Shannon Courtney

  • Green Scheme Tree Planting Event-Victoria Park, Sat May 31 and June 7th, 2008
    Why: In September 2006, Green Scheme planted trees and cleaned up Victoria Park as its first urban greening project. As per Green Scheme's identity as environmental stewards, the group is returning this May and June to plant 4 more trees and clean up the park, further enriching the environmental quality and aesthetics of Victoria Park.    
  • At the Discovery 2008 Ontario Centres of Excellence conference held in Toronto on May 12th and 13th, Peter Ralevic, of the MES program, was awarded first place in the annual student poster/video competition for thesis 'Decentralized Electricity Generation' with application in rural India. The conference featured graduate projects from universities across Ontario. Peter thanks the School of Environmental Studies for providing funding for the project.
  • Ideas for Change group wins the AMS Queen's Sustainability Campus Environmental Challenge Award of $500!  Members are: Anita Bidinosti, Paul Carey, Estelle D'Souza, Karen George, Heather Schmitt, Colleen Sutton and Jason Wamboldt.  Their environmental proposal was to create a bike carnival that would encourage students, faculty and staff of Queen's to ride their bikes to the university and around town, and provide services to help with that.  The Queen's Sustainability committee meets once a week at 7pm on Tuesday evenings. qs@ams.queensu.ca

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