Learning and Programs

Lecture and Seminar Series

Many university faculties and departments host lectures and seminars related to sustainability. 

Bentley Lecture in Sustainable Agriculture

Established in 2003, the Bentley Lecture in Sustainable Agriculture explores sustainable farming systems, food security and environmental protection. 

Centre for Global Citizenship Education & Research Seminar Series

Explore the social, economic, cultural, political and economic development of societies in the Centre for Global Citizenship Education & Research Seminar Series. Find out what knowledge, skills and attitues you need to become involved in the institutions and systems that affect your life. 

Eric J. Hanson Memorial Lecture Series

Established in 1987, the Eric J. Hanson Memorial Lecture Series covers important aspects of public policy. This series is hosted by the Department of Economics and the Institute for Public Economics. 

Forest Industry Lecture Series

Established in 1976, the Forest Industry Lecture Series focuses on varied topics like forest ecology, forest science, siviculture, wildlife management, forest management, ecosystem management, lumber and paper sales, labour, international trade, forest economics, and forestry-related social issues. Series speakers visit campus for up to a week. The university highlights each visit with a major public address. 

Medical Grand Rounds

Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, the Medical Grand Rounds are weekly talks featuring topics like access to health care, relationships with food and how the environment impacts health. 

Peter Kilburn Memorial Lecture Series

Established in 2001, the Peter Kilburn Memorial Lecture Series was created to inform public debate on sustainable development. The series is planned by the Alberta School of Business and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. 

Renewable Resources Seminar Series

The Renewable Resources Seminar Series presents public seminars featuring faculty members, scientists, policymakers, research collaborators. Hosted by the Department of Renewable Resources and the Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences, the series features important research topics, and shows how diverse research links to university management practices and policy.

School of Public Health

The School of Public Health hosts a biannual public lecture series that explores public health and showcases some of the work its researchers are doing to improve it.