Welcome to the Geography Department at York University, one of the largest and most diverse geography departments in Canada. You will find at York a range of challenging learning opportunities in the subfields of human geography, physical geography and geographic methods.
York Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series
a lecture by Jennifer Keesmaat
Chief Planner of the City of Toronto
Friday, 24 October 2014
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Vari Hall C
News & Events
- Applications sought for a Canada Research Chair in Global Urbanism
- QS World University Rankings lists Geography at York in their top 100!
- Professor William Jenkins receives three awards for his book "Between Raid and Rebellion"
- Congratulations to Professor Lucia Lo on being awarded the Rockefeller Foundation's prestigious Bellagio Center Fellowship
- Congratulations to Professor Qiuming Cheng for having received the Chinese National Science and Technology Award. Click here for photos of the event. This prestigious award recognizes the significant innovation and advancement of science and technology of his research project “Development of nonlinear theory and methods and applications in prediction of mineral resources. Professor Cheng has received several notable awards on his research within the last few years. In 2008, he received the William Christian Krumbein Medal, the highest award given by the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) to senior scientists for career achievement. Dr. Cheng is now heading the IAMG as its current President.
- Professor Robin Roth on CBC's Metro Morning regarding her course offered to refugees in Thailand - podcast Professor Robin Roth - Offering Higher Education to Refugees
- Take a ride on the Magic LiDAR Bus (class presentation in GEOG 4440)
- Geography Students Take a Field Trip to Maui
York Geographers in the News
- Over educated but underpaid: the plight of Filipinos in Canada - Professor Philip Kelly
- Report on Filipino Youth submitted to MInistry of Trainining, Colleges and Universities by research team including York Professor Philip Kelly
- A Year of Phillipine Studies at York University by Philip Kelly
- Professor Glen Norcliffe - Tricycle Historian - in The New York Times
- Eye Witnesses to a Melting World - featuring Geography Professors Rick Bello, Suzanne Tank and Kathy Young
- The Effects of Climate Change in Churchill, Manitoba: Professor Rick Bello
- Cool Jobs: Professor Kathy Young
- The Hidden Homeless: Professor Valerie Preston leads Toronto section of study on immigrant housing
- Professor Valerie Preston on cuts to immigrant research
- Professor Rick Bello and students participate in Toronto Evaporation Project
- Professor Ranu Basu on School Closures
- Professor Kathy Young leads fellow scientists on an Arctic adventure
- Dr. Peter Vandergeest discusses challenges in certifying seafood