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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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Atwater, Jim

Applied Science
Engineering
Environmental Engineering; Pollution Control and Waste Management; Solid waste management, leachate generation, characterization and treatment, groundwater contamination, groundwater mitrification/denitrification.

Auger-Méthé, Marie

Science
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries | Department of Statistics
statistical ecologist; polar and marine ecosystems; challenging ecological questions; movement strategies used by animals to find resources and cope with the dynamics of their habitat; statistical methods to help identify important habitats for marine animals.

Austin, Philip

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
"Cloud physics"; Cloud Aerosol Feedbacks and Climate; the ways in which stratus and cirrus clouds form, persist, and dissipate; these clouds exert a controlling influence on the global climate

Baines, Erin

Arts
Public Policy and Global Affairs
transitional justice; the politics of humanitarianism and forced displacement; and, the study of gender and armed conflict, with a regional focus on northern Uganda

Bakan, Joel

Law
Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Socio-Legal Studies

Bakker, Karen

Arts
Geography
Political economy, political ecology, environmental studies, development studies, and resource and environmental management

Baldwin, Susan

Applied Science
Engineering
Bioprocess engineering, bioremediation, biomedical reaction modelling

Banack, Hartley

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
outdoor environmental education

Banthia, Nemy

Applied Science
Engineering
Materials engineering; concrete; advanced composite materials; shotcrete, fibre reinforcement, supplementary cementing materials in concrete.; SIERA (Sustainable InfrastructurE ReseArch) - working on the improvement of sustainability, repair and condition assessment of construction material

Barichello, Rick

Land and Food Systems
Food, Nutrition and Health
food markets; Analysis of quota systems and quota markets; Analyzing the effects of selected agricultural policy instruments; Economics of raw material export bans; Regulated agricultural markets and farm quotas, world food markets, trade policy, poverty alleviation, food security, rural-urban linkages

Barker, John

Arts
Anthropology
the impact of international environmental organizations upon indigenous peoples

Baron, Andrew

Arts
Psychology
cognitive development, infancy, childhood, adolescence, racism, race, stereotypes, cooperation, bias, innateness, science education, multiculturalism, gender, ethnicity, neuromarketing, attitudes, preferences, psychology

Bartlett, Karen

Medicine
Population and Public Health
Indoor air quality, bioaerosol exposures in work and community environments, particularly in rural or agricultural settings

Bass, John

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Globalization and Contested Territory; Social Equity; Visualization and Community Engagement

Baum, Bruce

Arts
Political Science
critical social theory (including critical “race” theory, feminist theory, critical hermeneutics, and issues of cross-cultural interpretation); the Politics of Equality, Identity, and Difference

Baylis, Patrick

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
Climate Changes and Impacts; Economic Planning of Energy; environmental economics; climate change economics; energy economics

Beatty, Thomas

Science
Microbiology and Immunology
bacterial molecular biology, physiology and genetics, with an emphasis on the regulation of gene expression, and protein structure and function

Belliveau, George

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Art Education; Artistic and Aesthetic Development; Drama Education; Pedagogy; Teacher Research

Benedet, Janine

Law
criminal law, sex equality, discrimination law, sexual assault, sexual harassment, prostitution, pornography law, Criminal Law, Sex Equality, Employment Discrimination, Violence Against Women, Sexual Harassment Law

Berlinguette, Curtis

Applied Science
Engineering
CO2 conversion and utilization, clean energy, advanced solar cells, electrochromic windows, dynamic windows, hydrogen fuels production, catalysis

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