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Congratulations Marylynn Steckley

Marylynn was one of 25 finalists in the SSHRC Storytellers competition. The finalists receive a cash prize, registration and accommodation at the Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Brock University, and an invitation to participate in an exclusive research communications workshop at Congress.
Watch Marylynn's video [HERE]

Congratulations rePurpose for Change

Geography graduate students Kevin Vuong, Sepehr Pashang and Joseph Kangmennaang are true global ambassadors for Western. [READ MORE]

Congratulations to Desmond Moser

Professor Desmond Moser, cross appointed between the Departments of Earth Science and Geography, has received a Faculty Scholar Award from Western University. The Faculty Scholar Award is designed to honor and celebrate outstanding scholarly achievements at a critical point in the career of a Faculty Member at Western. Desmond's research pertains to tectonis and geochronology. [FACULTY WEBSITE]

NEWS! Western's Department of Geography - $1.3 Million in Research Expenditures for 2013

The Geography Department at Western University is excited to announce that we have surpassed $1 Million in research expenditures! This marks the sixth consecutive year in which the Department has exceeded the $1 million mark. Much of these funds are directed to supporting graduate students. Our faculty members continue to be highly successful in obtaining research funds from major external funding agencies. [RECENT FUNDING SUCCESSES]

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