All courses for every first-year Science student will be delivered online this fall. A limited number of students in their second, third and fourth years will return to campus for part of the semester.

The School of Geography & Earth Sciences will be renamed the School of Earth, Environment & Society effective July 6th, 2020.

Research Chairs

School of Earth, Environment & Society | McMaster University has 4 registered members
Janok Bhattacharya
Professor, Susan Cunningham Research Chair in Geology, Associate Director (Graduate): SGES
Email: ...
Research Interests:

My general research program is mostly focused on investigating the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shelf, shallow marine, paralic, and fluvial depositional systems.

Karen Kidd
Professor, Jointly in SGES and Department of Biology, Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health
Email: ...
Research Interests:

Contaminants in Aquatic Food Webs, Forest management and stream health, Dams and dam removal


Karen Kidd Lab

Follow on Twitter @KarenKidd12

James Michael Waddington
Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Ecohydrology
Email: ...
Research Interests:

Ecohydrology; Impacts of drought; Wildfire and land-use change on boreal wetlands and reptiles-at-risk habitat; Watershed reclamation strategies; Wildfire mitigation strategies; Wetland habitat restoration

Allison Williams
Professor, CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health
Email: ...
Research Interests:

Therapeutic landscapes; Informal/family caregiving; Home/community health care; Urban health/quality of life; Health determinants; Women's health; Sense of place; Rural health/care; Health care services/policy; Program planning and evaluation.

Go Back
McMaster University | SGES