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Arts
Geography
My work bridges the natural and social sciences at the nexus of political ecology, political economy, and urban studies, particularly where those fields intersect with “sustainability science”.
Applied Science
Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development. Public health efforts at identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems.
Applied Science
Engineering
Demand side management in smart grid; PHEV charging and vehicle-to-grid systems; Control and management of microgrids.

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Graham, Sean

Science
Botany
Plant systematics and evolution, Plant deep phylogeny, Evolutionary biodiversity, Comparative genomics .

Grauer, Kit

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Art Education Research, Curriculum Studies Research, Higher Education, Media, Semiotics, Text Studies, Pedagogy, Teacher Research

Grayston, Sue

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Indicators of forest sustainability, stable isotopes and molecular biology

Green, David

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
Determinants of the wage and employment structure, bridging between macro labour (worrying about general equilibrium effects) and micro labour identification issues

Green, Sheldon

Applied Science
Engineering
Fluid Mechanics; Liquid Sprays; Papermaking; Biomechanics; Building Ventilation

Griess, Verena

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Economics, forest management, modelling, silviculture, simulation, stand dynamics.

Griffin, Dale

Sauder School of Business
Consumer judgment and decision making; Prediction and forecasting in consumers and managers; Methods for analyzing individual and aggregate effect

Guhn, Martin

Medicine
Population and Public Health
Social, cultural, demographic, and socio-economic determinants of children's and adolescents’ developmental health, wellbeing, and educational trajectories, drawing from HELP’s EDI and MDI research projects. Children's social and emotional development, bio-ecological theories of human development, validation of population-level assessment, measurement of change over time, educational reform, as well as school and community-based knowledge-to-action research. 

Gulati, Sumeet

Land and Food Systems
The Effectiveness of Environmental Policy; The Political Economy of Environmental and Trade Policy; International Trade and its Effect on the Environment.

Guppy, Neil

Arts
Sociology
Education, Immigration, Social Inequality.

Gurstein, Penny

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
Socio-cultural aspects of community planning with particular emphasis on those who are the most marginalized in planning processes; Developing strategies and interventions that encourage diversity, equity and urban sustainability in the planning and design of communities; Housing access and affordability; Link between climate change and inequality.

Guy, Robert

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Ecophysiology and stress physiology of trees and other plants, Use of stable isotopes in plant physiology and ecology,Phenotypic plasticity and resource allocation, Photosynthesis, Respiration (particularly alternative path respiration), Water relations, Phenology, Forest regeneration and stock quality

Gyenge, Elod

Applied Science
Engineering
Electrochemical Engineering, Electrocatalysis and Interfacial Phenomena with emphasis on electrochemical power sources (direct methanol, ethanol and borohydride fuel cells) and electrosynthesis (e.g., oxygen reduction to hydrogen peroxide and its application for various chemical processes).

Hagerman, Shannon

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Human dimensions of conservation, conservation governance, politics of knowledge, climate change adaptation in biodiversity and resource management contexts, social-ecological systems

Hall, Eric

Applied Science
Engineering
Industrial and municipal wastewater treatment, resource and energy recovery from wastewaters

Hall, Ken

Applied Science
Engineering
Aquatic toxicity, land-water interactions, watersheds, modelling, water pollution

Hall, Wendy

Applied Science
Nursing
Transition to parenting, infant sleep and breastfeeding. Building parental capacity, particularly competence and confidence, linking parental capacity to healthy child development.

Hamelin, Richard

Forestry
Forest and conservation sciences
Forest health, including forest protection against tree diseases. Research on the development and application of methods and tools to prevent disease outbreaks and reduce threats from invasive species.

Hanser, Amy

Arts
Sociology
Culture and markets; inequality; gender; consumption; service work; China.

Hardisty, David

Sauder School of Business
Sustainability; Product Attribute Framing

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