Department of Geography COVID-19 updates

To ensure the health and safety of our campus community and to prevent the risk and spread of COVID-19, effective Thursday, March 19, Western will move to a required services model until further notice. During this time, Geography's staff will be working remotely and will be available by email. Read more

Project targets climate resilience post-COVID-19

"Geography professor emeritus Gordon McBean has received a Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Knowledge Synthesis Grant to look at how communities across Canada can advance climate-resilience to reduce the risk of adverse climate impacts and damage." Read more

Western study will look at impact of COVID-19 on restaurants and grocery stores

London researchers including our very own Jason Gilliland, are searching for restaurant, grocery store and other food service business owners and employees to take part in a regional study tracking COVID-19’s fallout on the sector. Read more

Nature is meant to be enjoyed by everyone

Rhiannon Kirton, a Geography MSc student, was featured on CBC Radio - London's Afternoon Drive with Chris dela Torre to speak about the obstacles and possible dangers black people face while enjoying the outdoors. Rhiannon is one of the founders of the #BlackBirdersWeek initiative. Listen here

Emptier roads equates to an increase in speeding

A new data analysis from incoming Assistant Professor Jin Lee and group of Ohio State University researchers, has confirmed a phenomenon that many of us have observed since the coronavirus pandemic began impacting daily life in Columbus – people are driving really fast on those newly-empty roads. Read more

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