Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies

THE CENTRE FOR PLACE AND SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES

The purpose of the Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies is to contribute to the wellbeing of people and places. The Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies incubates and supports diverse place and sustainability related research, education, and action initiatives within the Lakehead University community, in the region, and internationally in order to create more socially and ecologically just environments. The Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies will: 

• Convene a meeting ground for reflection and action around key social and ecological sustainability issues impacting diverse communities and places in the local region; 

• Support relationship and capacity-building around shared interests across university departments and communities in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario; 

• Develop collaborative partnerships through place and sustainability related research, education, and outreach initiatives, and 

• Experiment with and model ways of being and working together that help foster wellbeing, compassion, courage, and care