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Applied Science | Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and...
Atmospheric Pollutants; Climate Changes and Impacts; Chemical Pollutants; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; Public Policies
Land and Food Systems | Science
Food, Nutrition and Health | Institute for...
Social Movements, Environment and Society, Dynamics of Social Transformations; food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, agro-ecology
Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
green building design, construction and operation, including the integrated technical and economic modelling of building- and community-integrated low-carbon energy systems; finding new ways to...

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Henry, Greg

Arts
Geography
consequences of environmental change, driven by the changing climate, on Arctic tundra ecosystems; help Arctic communities to understand and interpret observations of environmental change by elders through shared field and class experiences and participation in science-based projects on berry producing shrub species

Hermansen, Sally

Arts
Geography
Geographic Information Science; visualizing environmental history

Herrington, Susan

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
theories in landscape architecture; contested landscapes, including landscapes for risk; design theories of contemporary landscape architecture, including theories regarding children’s landscapes

Hiebert, Dan

Arts
Geography
immigration, diversity, national security

Hinch, Scott

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Salmon migration behavioural physiology and ecology; Land-use effects on fish ecology and habitat; Adult salmon migration survival, behaviour, energetics, physiology, habitat use, environmental cues, effects of fisheries and capture-release, passage in regulated rivers, disease and pathogens

Hirsh, Elizabeth

Arts
Sociology
employment discrimination and the impact of antidiscrimination laws and corporate diversity policies on gender, race, and ethnic inequality in the workplace

Hoberg, George

Arts
Public Policy and Global Affairs
forest policy, energy policy, environmental policy, trade and environment, softwood lumber, Olympics, Aboriginal issues (land rights), Forestry policy

Holuszko, Maria

Applied Science
Engineering
recovery of metals from industrial and municipal waste streams; Urban Mining; biomass waste from forestry and tailings from coal mining to produce new bio-renewable fuel for the power industry

Honey-Roses, Jordi

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
environmental planning; water resource management; impact evaluation

Hoppmann, Christiane

Arts
Psychology
Health Promotion, Social Determinants of Health

Hübner, Kurt

Arts
Political Science
sustainability and innovation policies; politics and economics of European integration as well as on contradictions and complementarities of sustainability and international competitiveness

Huddart Kennedy, Emily

Arts
Sociology
human-environmental relationships; what motivates civic engagement in efforts to protect the environment?; how do pro-environmental practices reflect and reproduce social differences?; Household-level Sustainable Consumption. Alternative Food Initiatives. Gender, Politics and Social Class in Environmentalism.

Hudson, Zachary

Science
Chemistry
development of new materials to address issues of sustainability in chemistry and materials science; . Projects will examine the synthesis of organic and organometallic materials directed towards applications in sensing, printed electronics, and efficient solid-state lighting.

Hurd Clarke, Laura

Education
Kinesiology
Social Determinants of Health; Disability; Gender; Health promotion

Hutton, Tom

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
urban and regional change among advanced and transitional societies; the influence of space and built environment on the shaping of new industry formation; the role of the inner city in cultural development; processes and implications of transformative change in Canadian city-regions; governance and institutions in Vancouver’s cultural economy

Hymel, Shelley

Education
Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Bullying, SEL Teacher Education, Social and Emotional Learning in Children and Youth

Innes, John

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Plants and Forests, Climate Changes and Impacts; Forestry

Irwin, Darren

Science
Zoology
How new species arise, how geographical variation within species is produced, and how behaviors evolve

Irwin, Rita

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Action Research, Art Education Research, Community Research, Curriculum Studies Research, Teacher Research

Isman, Murray

Land and Food Systems
pesticides (conventional and natural), insects, pest management, Entomology/Toxicology

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