Sustainability Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Sustainability Sciences where an interdisciplinary team of academics extract the essence of their expertise collectively to address the challenges facing human-environment systems.

Interested in Sustainability Sciences?

Students interested in our programs will learn, through experiential and community- based learning as well as “on the job training” through our Co-Op option:

  • How to promote sustainable ecosystems
  • How to apply principles of sustainable development
  • How to use science to develop green technologies
  • How to create innovative solutions to the challenges facing human-environment systems

What is Sustainability Sciences?

The study of sustainable development and environmental science.

Our programs focus on the nexus between human development and wise use of Earth's resources in a continuously changing world.

  • Acquiring and sharing knowledge by participating in various intellectual forums
  • Active participartion in laboratory and field studies
  • Avtice involvement in the community on knowledge sharing
  • In-depth professional training for higher studies and careers in the sustainability fields 
  • Career oriented preparation through the Co-Op option 
  • All-encompassing package of arts and science courses for overall proficiency in the field of sustainability
 
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Lakehead’s next In Conversation event to discuss climate change and carbon woes
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Lakehead University to welcome first Fulbright scholar
Lakehead University is hosting its first Fulbright scholar this fall with the arrival of Dr. James Hollenbeck at the Orillia campus.