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Job Opportunity: Researcher on equity, diversity and inclusion in the net-zero carbon economy in Canada

Dr. Christina Hoicka is searching for a part-time researcher (PhD or Post-Doc) to conduct a systematic review for the McConnell Foundation about equity, diversity and inclusion in the net-zero carbon economy in Canada. The researcher will help Dr. Hoicka’s team identify and categorize EDI activities that are found with these organizations, and identify organizations that …

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Virtual Gathering: Reclaiming the Sacred. June 10-12, 2021

CANSEE is deeply honoured to partner with Indigenous Climate Action to host a three-day virtual gathering, Reclaiming the Sacred, taking place June 10-12, 2021. As society grapples with a growing climate crisis and faltering economies, Indigenous Peoples across the globe are proposing a return to the sacred, a return to relationships with each other and …

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Assistant Professor- Public Administration

3-year limited term positionSchool of Public Administration, University of Victoria We acknowledge with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on whose traditional territory the University stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. The University of Victoria is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. Vital impact …

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Congratulations to CANSEE’s own, Dr. Katya Rhodes for Research Grant on Decoupling.

This month Dr. Katya Rhodes was one of the four researchers awarded a $1,7 mln Swedish Research Council grant led by Dr. Malcolm Fairbrother at Umeå University, Sweden. The grant will provide funding for a five-year project titled “In search of decoupling: (How) can we combine climate sustainability with economic growth, good jobs, and public …

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CANSEE declaration against systemic racism/ déclaration contre le racisme systémique

The Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE) declaration against systemic racism CANSEE stands on the side of victims of oppression and systemic racism. In particular, we are outraged and saddened by the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers. This, however, is not an isolated event but one more instance of …

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Wisdom of the Herd, Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

This past weekend CANSEE held its first ever graduate student research symposium for emerging and early career Ecological Economics scholars. After two intense days in the University of Waterloo classrooms, the students headed north to a remote rural farm in Honeywood, Ontario for another day of team-building and leadership exercises. To the students’ surprise, the …

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ISSC to merge with ICSU to create International Science Council

World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to merge, launching a process that will see the formation of a single global entity uniting …

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