UoGuelph creates Institute for Environmental Research, addresses environmental problems through collaboration

October 25, 2019

The University of Guelph has announced the creation of the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) to address environmental problems through interdisciplinary innovation. GIER will further UoGuelph’s expertise in environment and sustainability studies by bringing together researchers from diverse fields. The institute will also raise the profile of environmental research through conferences and other gatherings, activities funded by its $400K annual budget. “We have such a great diversity of talent here at U of G,” said UoGuelph GIER inaugural executive director Madhur Anand. “We can only benefit from increased interaction, sharing of insights and co-production of projects among researchers.” UoGuelph