University of Hong Kong professor Juan Du appointed as the Daniels Faculty’s next dean

The Daniels Faculty is pleased to announce that Juan Du, a professor at the University of Hong Kong, will be joining the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design as its new dean, effective July 1, 2021, for a five-year term. She will join the Daniels Faculty at the rank of full professor. […]

GRIT Lab launches a new NSERC CREATE interdisciplinary training and research program on living green infrastructure

  December 2020 will mark a full decade of environmental research at the University of Toronto’s Green Roof Innovation Testing Laboratory (GRIT Lab). Spearheaded by landscape architecture professor Liat Margolis in collaboration with civil engineering professors Jennifer Drake and Brent Sleep, biology professor Scott MacIvor, and forestry professor Sean Thomas, GRIT Lab has become an […]

Master of Forest Conservation Virtual Capstone Project Presentations

Tuesday, December 8th to Thursday, December 10th Zoom If you’re a student in forestry, architecture, or landscape architecture, or if you’re a member of the public with an interest in ecological management, you are invited to attend our virtual Master of Forest Conservation capstone presentations. Each MFC capstone will include a 15-minute presentation followed by […]

FGSA Newsletter November 2020

Reminders Accountability Study Group continues every Thursday at 1pm. Check in with your peers, spend an hour working, and then check in at the end. No need to register, a link is sent out weekly. Logo Contest Deadline Extended until this Friday the 13th : help design the Institute of Forestry and Conservation’s new logo. […]

Using tree bark, U of T researcher develops new generation of sustainable products

The Institute of Forestry & Conservation’s cross-appointed Professor Ning Yan is feature in U of T News. U of T’s Ning Yan and her collaborators in the Low-Carbon Renewable Materials Centre are developing a new generation of products made from forestry biomass, including underutilized materials such as tree bark. (Photo: Tyler Irving)   Canada’s forests […]

David Martell receives the Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science

    David Martell, a professor emeritus at the Daniels Faculty’s Institute of Forestry and Conservation, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science, a prize given by the International Association of Wildland Fire to scientists who have demonstrated sustained excellence in wildland fire research. In its pubic […]

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