GradLife Best Moments: The Lab Retreat (by Alice Damiano)

I don’t know who invented them, but lab retreats are awesome. This month my research group had its annual Winter retreat at McGill’s Gault Nature Reserve, I absolutely loved it, and I think these retreats will be some of the warmest memories of my years as a graduate student. To me, the term lab retreat means […]

Most U.S. States Face ‘Progress Recession’ (by Mairi-Jane Fox & Jon Erickson)

First 50-state ‘GPI’ study helps redefine economic success There’s an old adage in business that says, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.”  This philosophy guides a growing number of economic studies in the U.S. that move beyond narrow notions of economic success, to broader and more nuanced […]

E4A’s Alice Damiano’s thoughts on why a graduate student should consider 3MT/MT180

It’s January, and this means several things: The weather is cold, the Montreal Island is covered in snow and ice, the Winter term has begun… and it’s Three Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes time! As it is explained here and here, Three Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes (3MT/MT180) is a competition in which […]

E4A-ELGA Workshop – From environmental to ecological law WORKSHOP OVERVIEW (Geoff Garver and Laura Gilbert)

This workshop is a milestone event for the Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A) Law and Governance Research Initiative and the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA).  The workshop highlights leading research in the emerging field of ecological law, with a view to 1) publication of workshop papers in a special […]