The School of Earth, Environment & Society (EES) is committed to providing an innovative, stimulating and rewarding learning experience with world class facilities, a multidisciplinary research environment and offering field, laboratory and modeling opportunities
The School Of Earth, Environment & Society offers undergraduate degree programs in both the Faculties of Science and Social Sciences.
A culture of research excellence and scholarly achievement with numerous M.Sc. and Ph.D. offerings.
Engage in cutting-edge research projects at 1 of only 10 Esri Development Centers worldwide
A wealth of research opportunities and field work that lets you explore the globe.
Message from the President and Provost regarding the winter term.
Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sustainable Cities
Friday, 22 November 2019
School of Earth, Environment & Society is pleased to acknowledge that Petroleum Experts Ltd. (Petex) has donated 10 licences of the MOVE software suite, the... Read more
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
In what is believed to be the first major science gathering on a First Nation in Canada, researchers from across the country will come together... Read more
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
The Sahara Desert has long been considered a forbidding and impenetrable barrier to human migration from southern Africa, but new evidence suggests there were three... Read more
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Get a head start on grad school and learn about everything from #gradlife to crafting the perfect application.
Join us on Tuesday, March 13th in CIBC... Read more
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
The School of Earth, Environment & Society is inviting applications for two faculty positions:
1. Teaching-Stream Assistant Professor in Geography and the Environment
2. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor... Read more
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Internationally recognized ecotoxicologist, Karen Kidd, has been named the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health at McMaster University. Kidd, who previously held a Tier... Read more
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Professors Sean Carey and Mike Waddington were awarded more than $3.4 million combined from the Global Water Futures (GWF) Program. Carey’s project, Mountain Water Futures, received more... Read more
Monday, 8 May 2017
Karl Chastko, Spencer Elford and Anastassios Dardas place 3rd in the Esri Canada Centre of Excellence (ECCE) App Challenge!
Congratulations to Tasos, Karl and Spencer in... Read more
Thursday, 4 May 2017
Altaf Arain, Antonio Paez and Mike Waddington featured in the McMaster Times
Three of our SGES faculty – Altaf, Antonio, and Mike – are featured in... Read more
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Alumni Email Access
Provided is a link to the following website that describes email options for our students that have graduated from the university. The email... Read more
Friday, 9 December 2016
A group of McMaster Geography and Earth Sciences students has proven it really knows its way around, taking five of nine top places in an... Read more
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
A major national research initiative on the future of Canadian and global water resources features leading McMaster researchers from several disciplines.
Water research is a particular... Read more
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries: +1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535 Email
School of Earth, Environment & SocietyMcMaster
University General Sciences Building, Room 206 1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
- 4:30 p.m. Telephone Inquiries: (905) 525-9140 ext. 24535 Email Inquiries: