Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC)


Upcoming & Current ESRC Events

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Past ESRC Events

March 2015

  • 21st: UNESCO Chair, Dr. Liette Vasseur and ESRC hosted the first annual UNESCO World Poetry Day Celebration

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

  • 29th: ESRC Science Café "Energizing Discussion and Change for a Sustainable Future". This Science Café featured Tom Rankin and Jordan Beekhuis from Rankin Construction, and Dr. Christina Hoicka from York University. A special thanks to our friends at Mahtay Café for hosting us.
  • 5th: ESRC Science Café "Sustainability in our Region: Why is Biodiversity Important?" . This Science Café featured Brock graduate student, Shawn Geniole; Deanna Linbalnd from the NPCA; Pete Pirrell from GM; and was facilitated Larry Fedoruk from AM 610 CKTB. A special thanks to our friends at Mahtay Café for hosting us.

January 2014

  • 29th: Brown Bag Lunch featuring Anne-Marie Laurence from Ontario's Niagara Escarpment (ONE) Monitoring Program, Niagara Escarpment Commission.

April 2013

  • 22nd: Thanks for celebrating Earth Day with us at the Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence Lecture Series! This lecture was titled "Pursuing Sustainability in a Complex World: Governance Strategies for Social-Ecological Systems" and featured Ryan Plummer's research from 2008-2011.

February 2013

  • 12th: Environmental Sustainability in a Changing Climate Research Café. ESRC and the Faculty of Graduate Studies partnered up to host a Research Café. This event featured a panel discussion by Ryan Plummer, Julia Baird, Debbie Inglis, Kerrie Pickering, Liette Vasseur, and Sarah Merza and featured poster presentations by Brock faculty and students.

January 2013

  • 30th: Third Annual Rodman Hall Seminar. Speakers included: Diane Dupont, Zafar Adeel, Sandra Znajda, Liz Nield, and Marcia Jacklin. For more information, click here.

October 2012

March 2012

January 2012

  • 26th: ESRC Raises the UN Flag on Brock Campus.
  • 26th: Second Annual Rodman Hall Seminar. Speakers included: Tim Heinmiller, Diane Dupont, Steven Renzetti, Ryan Plummer, and Samantha Purdy.

March 2011

  • BESRU hosts the First Annual Rodman Hall Seminar. Speakers included: Richard Mitchell, Åsa Gerger-Swartling, and more.
  • ESRC hosts a workshop on Social ecological inventories: Building  resilience to environmental change within biosphere reserves.