WESTWOOD LAB AND PARTNERS WIN SSHRC PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT AGENCY OF CANADA (IAAC) RESEARCH PROGRAM GRANT

Dr. Alana Westwood will be principal investigator on two innovative projects that will generate new, collaborative, and evidence-based knowledge in the sectors of forestry and impact assessment. The first, the SSHRC-funded three-year project What constitutes effective knowledge exchange at the environmental science-policy interface? will continue previous research done by the lab and partners on knowledgeContinue reading “WESTWOOD LAB AND PARTNERS WIN SSHRC PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT AGENCY OF CANADA (IAAC) RESEARCH PROGRAM GRANT”

PUSHING POLICY AT IAIA 22 TO REDUCE FRESHWATER IMPACTS FROM BC’S MINES

Recent Master of Resource and Environmental Management graduate and future member of the Westwood Lab, Ben Collison, joined Dr. Alana Westwood in Vancouver, British Columbia from May 4 – 7 to attend the International Association of Impact Assessment Conference (IAIA 22) alongside hundreds of impact assessment specialists from around the world. The conference was hostedContinue reading “PUSHING POLICY AT IAIA 22 TO REDUCE FRESHWATER IMPACTS FROM BC’S MINES”

DALHOUSIE, CARLETON & NRCAN PARTNERSHIP PUBLISH PAPER ON KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN FOREST SCIENCE: PART 1

Members of the Westwood Lab and colleagues from Carleton University, Natural Resources Canada, McGill University and University of Toronto Scarborough published systematic map protocol in the open-access journal, Ecological Solutions & Evidence! This paper is Part 1 of a two-part Registered Report that includes the study design of the paper (introduction and methods). This reviewContinue reading “DALHOUSIE, CARLETON & NRCAN PARTNERSHIP PUBLISH PAPER ON KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN FOREST SCIENCE: PART 1”

MES STUDENT MANJULIKA ROBERTSON PUBLISHES PAPER IN ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES

The Westwood Lab’s MES student, Manjulika Robertson and her colleague, Kyle Conway, published a paper in Environmental Humanities, “Oil as Solution to the Problems of Oil: The American Petroleum Institute and the Petromodern Paradox”. This paper takes a deep dive into the 1950’s Petroleum School Series of educational booklets published by the American Petroleum InstituteContinue reading “MES STUDENT MANJULIKA ROBERTSON PUBLISHES PAPER IN ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES”

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE JACKIE SATURNO PUBLISH PLASTIC POLLUTION RESEARCH

The Westwood Lab’s Research Associate, Jackie Saturno and her colleagues published a plastic pollution paper in Environmental Pollution, “An emerging source of plastic pollution: Environmental presence of plastic personal protective equipment (PPE) debris related to COVID-19 in a metropolitan city”. This study was completed in collaboration with Environmental Scientist and lead author, Justine Ammendolia, asContinue reading “RESEARCH ASSOCIATE JACKIE SATURNO PUBLISH PLASTIC POLLUTION RESEARCH”