SENS Celebrates the End of Term

Despite a challenging end-of-term, student efforts shine front and centre.

The SENS Engagement Committee hosted the 7th annual student symposium on-line following the closure of USask campus. 

The symposium featured a plenary talk by Dr. Elena Bennett of McGill University, and students chose to submit videos for judging based on the 3 Minute Thesis framework

The winners of the symposium video competition are:

Ines Sanchez Rodriguez

Plenary Speaker’s Choice and Overall Winner

Kevin Erratt

People’s Choice

Seth Amankwah

Engagement Committee 1st place

Forough Fendereski

Engagement Committee 2nd place

Azza Mohammadiazar

Engagement Committee 3rd place (tie)

Shanta Sharma

Engagement Committee 3rd place (tie)


The 2020 annual SENS Mowatt Award winners were also announced: 

  • Master of Sustainable Environmental Management:Marissa Glofcheskie (Maureen Reed & Vladimir Kricsfalusy)
  • Master of Water Security: Haley Brauner (Andrew Ireson) 
  • Master of Environment and Sustainability (tie): Tegan Brock (Maureen Reed & Katherine Stewart from Soil Science); Amanda Lindgren (Maureen Reed & Jim Robson)
  • PhD:Kathleen Aikens (Marcia McKenzie)


ENVS 401: Sustainability in Action projects are on display online:

AND, the ENVS 401 "Sustainability in Action" projects have been submitted, and you can see them all online. There is so much creativity and problem-solving on display. Check them out and get inspired!


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