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September 18, 2014
 
 
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Province invests $3.3m to support entrepreneurship education at Waterloo’s two universities
(News Release - Sep 18)
Laurier holds receptions to welcome international students Laurier holds receptions to welcome international students
(Notice - Sep 16)
Laurier professor selected to join Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists Laurier professor selected to join Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
(News Release - Sep 16)
ACUNS: Student internship opportunity ACUNS: Student internship opportunity
(News Release - Sep 16)
Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Maxine Murchie and Dillon Campbell Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Maxine Murchie and Dillon Campbell
(News Release - Sep 15)
Laurier research centre offers community research internship program
(Campus Update - Sep 15)
Laurier working with City of Brantford on acquisition of Market Square Laurier working with City of Brantford on acquisition of Market Square
(Campus Update - Sep 12)
IPRM progress update
(Notice - Sep 12)
7 things you need to know about Laurier’s new website
(Notice - Sep 11)
Reminder: President’s Town Halls Sept. 11 (Waterloo) & Sept. 12 (Brantford) Reminder: President’s Town Halls Sept. 11 (Waterloo) & Sept. 12 (Brantford)
(Notice - Sep 10)
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Brenda Murphy, Geography and Contemporary Studies Brenda Murphy works on understanding how to develop and enhance disaster resilience and emergency management when dealing with problems like climate change, nuclear waste and e coli water contamination. As an environmental geographer teaching at Laurier Brantford, she teaches about environmental sustainability using interdisciplinary approaches. Her current work focuses on the adaptation of the maple syrup industry to climate change, the improvement of emergency management capacities in rural municipalities and the siting of nuclear facilities.

Brenda Murphy
Associate Professor,
Geography and Contemporary Studies