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About

Pioneering programs

Study at one of the leading institutions for environment and resource-related scholarship in Canada and abroad. At Dalhousie’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies (SRES), we’ve been working towards a more sustainable future for more than 40 years by offering graduate education in environmental management, science and policy.

Understanding our world

As a school, we’re working to address the environmental challenges associated with many human activities that threaten communities, nations and the earth. We have a passion for making the world a better place by creating, applying and sharing knowledge that furthers social and ecological sustainability.

We’re committed to enhancing environmental security by studying the causes of significant environmental threats, including:

  • climate change
  • urbanization
  • industrialization
  • transportation infrastructure
  • fossil fuel energy use
  • health impacts of toxic compounds
  • environmental injustice
  • contamination and depletion of freshwater and marine resources
  • deforestation
  • loss of biological diversity

Study with us

Create a more sustainable future by pursuing a career that can really make a difference. At SRES, you’ll join an passionate, supportive and fun community of students and faculty with diverse academic and professional backgrounds. Our scholarship and teaching is interdisciplinary and collaborative. Through classes, internships and research, you’ll gain a relevant, hands-on education that will position you to make real change in the world.

Our programs

Choose from an array of programs, designed to provide university students at all levels with an educational foundation in responsible environmental and resource management and sustainability. Programs include: