Simron Singh
Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo
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Member since Jan 19, 2017
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Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada.


For a full list of publications, please visit my ResearchGate page.

Research Interests

I am a Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada. For the past 20 years, I conduct socio-metabolic research on small islands, tracking material and energy flows through island systems: what and how much resources are locally produced, imported, transformed, used, stocked and discarded. My research aims to inform science and policy on ways small islands can achieve resource and energy security, meet social and economic goals while building resilient infrastructure to endure climate change. I have conducted extensive research in the Nicobar Islands (India), Samothraki (Greece), and in several Caribbean nations. I am the co-founder and lead of the research program "Metabolism of Islands" (
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Website contributions from this member

29 Nov 2021 Metabolism of Islands (MoI) invites expressions of interest to assist in an online course development
26 Aug 2021 Sustainable Island Futures, 14 December 2021
17 Aug 2021 New Island Industrial Ecology Publications
27 Jan 2021 Invitation to become a Founding Board Member of “Island Industrial Ecology” section
16 Nov 2020 Special Issue on the "Metabolism of Islands" (eds. Simron Singh, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, and Marian Chertow)
10 Nov 2020 New ISIE Section: Island Industrial Ecology
06 May 2017 Post from Prof. Simron J. Singh about Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship of University of Waterloo