WATERLOO – The Wilfrid Laurier University-led Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged (FLEdGE) partnership and its founder, Geography and Environmental Studies Professor Alison Blay-Palmer, have been named finalists for the prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Impact Awards, in the Partnership category.

The SSHRC Impact Awards honour Canada’s top leaders, thinkers and researchers in the social sciences and humanities. The Partnership category recognizes SSHRC funded formal partnerships that demonstrate exceptional impact and influence. FLEdGE and Blay-Palmer are among three finalists for the award.

For the full news release, see the attached or visit: https://www.wlu.ca/news/news-releases/2019/sept/laurier-food-sustainability-researcher-named-finalist-for-prestigious-research-impact-award.html

Media Contacts

Alison Blay-Palmer, Professor
Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
519.829.0059 or [email protected]

Lori Chalmers Morrison, Associate Director
Communications, Wilfrid Laurier University
519-884-0710 ext. 3067 or [email protected]

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