Funded opportunities are available for prospective MA/MSc and PhD students interested in working on research topics related to urban studies, health geography, children’s geography or food studies. We can also support applications from post-doctoral fellows.

Please contact Dr. Jason Gilliland for more information (

Western’s Urban Development Program

The UDP provides an intensive yet balanced education on the nature of urbanism, the processes affecting urban growth, and the methods and techniques used to analyze urban markets land use and urbanization. For more information, see: