Student Research Assistants
The Institute supports a number of undergraduate research assistant positions each year. The positions are open to Mount Royal University students from all programs. Students provide research assistance to Mount Royal faculty members in their IES funded research projects. Ask your professors if they have research projects for you to be involved in.
Annual Sustainability Poster Award Competition
IES sponsors the annual Sustainability Poster Award together with the Faculty of Science and Technology during Research Days. Enter yours!
Winner: Jonathan Cooper
Project Title: Modeling soil loss in the Ghost Valley from current and predicted clear cutting
Supervisor: Lynn Moorman
Runner up: Rachel Sank, Luis Fossi, Artur Melnichuk and Ryan Driedger
Project Title: Regulation of Sodium Chloride from Road Salt: A study of how different soil textures normalize saline water leachate
Supervisor: Mathew Swallow
Annual Sustainability Award: JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition
IES sponsors the Sustainability Award at the annual JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition, organized by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The program provides grants to students as well as valuable mentorship, culminating in the annual Competition. Get involved!
Annual FUSE Gala
The Institute sponsors Mount Royal students and faculty to attend the FUSE Collective Gala annually. FUSE is a vibrant multi-disciplinary organization at the University of Calgary. Participation provides a great opportunity for students to network with industry leaders and other students with shared interests in sustainability.
Connor, Courtney, Marissa and Braden @ FUSE 2016
We invite you to get involved! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available, including but not limited to communications, outreach, research, conference logistics, writing and administration assistance. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org