ALANA WESTWOOD & COLLEAGUES WIN INGSA DIGITAL POSTER AWARD FOR THEIR PROJECT ON KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN FORESTRY

Members of the Westwood Lab and colleagues from Carleton University, Natural Resources Canada, McGill University and University of Toronto Scarborough were one of the five to win the Digital Poster award at the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). Their digital poster, “Understanding knowledge exchange in natural resource management”, was presented by Alana WestwoodContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD & COLLEAGUES WIN INGSA DIGITAL POSTER AWARD FOR THEIR PROJECT ON KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN FORESTRY”

WESTWOOD LAB AND EVIDENCE FOR DEMOCRACY WIN SSHRC PARTNERSHIP ENGAGE GRANT TO STUDY INTERFERENCE IN SCIENCE

“Can scientists speak?” was a question often asked from 2008-2015, when it was widely documented that federal scientists in Canada were being restricted from communicating with the media. The interference with the ability of scientists to conduct and communicate their work remains a more widespread issue, and one that is likely ongoing in Canada andContinue reading “WESTWOOD LAB AND EVIDENCE FOR DEMOCRACY WIN SSHRC PARTNERSHIP ENGAGE GRANT TO STUDY INTERFERENCE IN SCIENCE”

ALANA WESTWOOD WINS TEACHING AWARD AT DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

In early May, the Faculty of Management presented Facilitating Excellence in Student Learning in Exceptional Times awards to Dr. Alana Westwood and her fellow colleagues who have supported student learning over the past year. Recipients were nominated by students and peers within the Faculty. Congratulations Dr. Westwood!! Read more on this news and the selectedContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD WINS TEACHING AWARD AT DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY”

ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Dr. Alana Westwood receives one of Dalhousie’s 2021 BELONG grants for pre-tenure faculty from equity-deserving groups. Funds from this grant will be used to investigate if and how past species distribution modelling and spatially-explicit land-use planning using Indigenous knowledge about Tǫdzı (boreal caribou in one Dene dialect) has respected best practices for supporting the agency andContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY”