SENSSA News

Building Respectful Relations: Community-University Research Partnerships in the Social Economy

January 20th, 3 - 5 pm, 1E80 Agriculture Building, U. of S.

The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives presents this seminar with guest speaker Professor Gayle Broad, Community Economic and Social Development Unit, Algoma University College.

This presentation will examine five community-university research partnerships in the social economy for learnings that can assist researchers in meeting the challenge of developing respectful relations between communities and universities. It concludes that researchers themselves can be the pivotal point of relationship-building.

IMPACT! Youth Conference of Sustainability Leadership

-September 15-18, 2011, University of Guelph, ON

-165 university and college students from across Canada

-Inspired by key-note speakers including Dr. David Suzuki

-Work on tangible sustainability solutions with business and academic leaders and build lasting networks

-Allconference expenses covered

-www.impactyouthsustainability.ca for more info and applications

-Application deadlin: January 23,2011

Jan 25th

University's Sustainability Committment

2nd annual poster session, Jan 25th 2-4, Arts 241

Jan 26

Becoming an ally of aboriginal education

Dr Verna St. Denis, 4-5 EDUC 1004 (U of S)

Jan 30

Ice Cycle

Winter cycling workshop an 12pm, bike parade at 1, and hot chocolate, music, and prizes at 1:30.

http://www.icecycle.ca/

Jan 31

Ecocity 2011 conference proposal deadline

http://www.ecocity2011.com.

Feb 4

School of Environment and Sustainability Career Panel

Feb 11-12

Native Plant Society AGM and International Forest Film Festival

http://www.npss.sk.ca/?s=5.events,71 

The Saskatoon Sustainability Series will be showing selected documentaries from PBS's e² series. The films highlight innovative projects from around the globe that are helping make cities more livable and sustainable. A discussion period among those attending will follow each scheduled showing.


Promoting Renewable Energy: Global Technology Cooperation, Innovation and Investment International Congress21-23 April, 2011 at Hotel Le Meridien New Delhi www.wretc.in/Invitation.html 

For more listing of activities happening in Saskatoon and around Saskatchewan, please view the latest Saskatchewan Environmental Network bulletin at www.econet.sk.ca/listserves/bulletin_archives.html

 

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