Pragmatic. Rigorous. Real.

The goal of the PhD in Environmental Sustainability is to train leaders and professionals with the skills to develop, analyze and empirically assess policies and institutions that address the multiple challenges associated with the transition to sustainability. You will learn to consider environmental problems from the perspective of various disciplines (with an emphasis on science, law, economics and policy), all of which are critical to developing, implementing and evaluating solutions to environmental problems.

You will develop a strong understanding of the complexity of environmental sustainability problems, a critical awareness of the broad range of contributing factors and the methodological and communication skills you need to develop and share potential solutions.

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Institute of the Environment

University of Ottawa
120 University (6005)
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

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