Welcome to McGill Geography
Geography is the study of physical environments and human habitats. It deals with people and places. It covers issues such as global warming and climate change, food and water resources, management of ecosystems, human health, regional economic disparities, urban infrastructure, native land claims and permafrost problems. Both a physical and a social science, it provides a unique opportunity to obtain a broad exposure to modes of analyzing the many environmental and situational problems of contemporary society. Our department is based in the Faculty of Science and offers degrees at the Bachelors (B.A., B.Sc, & B.A.Sc.), Masters (M.A. & M.Sc), and Ph.D. levels.
Activities and Announcements
The department seeking a new Director of the Geographical Information Center (GIC). Please click on the link above if you are interested in applying. Good Luck.
July 14, 2016
The Department offers its condolences to the family of Jan Lundgren, who served as a professor of Geography at McGill from 1964 to 2006.
Posted July 12, 2016
Editor's Choice Award
Department graduate (PhD) Michael Becker's article (co-authored with Prof. Wayne Polard), "Sixty-year legacy of human impacts on a high Arctic ecosystem," won the Editor's Choice award in the current issue of the Journal of Applied Ecology. Way to go Michael!
Posted June 25, 2016
Melissa Ward wins the Troy L. Pewe Award
Doctoral student Melissa Ward won the Troy L. Pewe award for best young scientist presentation at the International Permafrost Association conference in Potsdam, Germany for her talk, "Using a mix-methods approach to monitor thermokarst activity in the Eureka Sound Lowlands, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut." Congratulations Melissa!