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Bryan Collins (Environmental Studies) – What makes a resilient farm? Exploring transitions in Southeastern Ontario towards resilient agriculture.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, Bryan questions how farmers in our region are coping with some of the agriculture sectors biggest risks; climate change, environmental degradation, and market volatility. Studying a diverse set of farmers, ranging from small scale organic vegetable farmers to large scale corn and soy farmers, reveals varying ideas of what exactly makes […]

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Dr. Shobhana Xavier: “Between Violence and Piety-The Case of Sufi Shrines in Sri Lanka”

On February 17, 2022, Dr. Shobhana Xavier delivered a SNID lecture entitled “Between Violence and Piety: The Case of Sufi Shrines in Sri Lanka”. The religious topography of Sri Lanka remains delicate in its post-war context, especially for ethno-linguistic and religious minority communities, such as Muslims. Amidst this precarity Sufis, Muslims with esoteric orientation towards […]

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Episode 23: Black History Month

We are thrilled to have Rosalie Griffith (https://twitter.com/msrgriffith), Secondary School Principal with the Toronto District School Board, join us to talk about Black History month. She shares her personal experience growing up as a black student in Ontario schools and answers three questions for us. What is black history and its history in Canada?  What […]

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A New Algorithm and Master’s Level IPAC Program

On February 16th, Queen’s University announced that some of its researchers have developed a new algorithm to identify pulmonary hypertension from available Ontario healthcare data, an algorithm that is the first of its kind in Canada. Pulmonary hypertension is an often under-recognized chronic disease that involves a congestion of blood supply in the lungs and […]

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Oscars Snubs and Oscars Buzz

We’re in that time of year when Mike and Taylor will start looking at all the Oscar Nominated films as we start the countdown to the Academy Awards. This week, one of our hosts was successful…the other one was not. Movies we review this week include: Belfast, Nightmare Alley and Munich: The Edge of War.

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