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Simon is a Science Director of the Canadian Rivers Institute and a Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo. Simon is also a member of the Water Institute and the Ocean Canada Partnership.
Before moving to Waterloo in 2013, Simon was a Research Scientist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada in New Brunswick and a Research Professor at the University of New Brunswick. Simon’s passion is estuarine ecology and ecotoxicology, exploring the uses that animals make of the complex environments where rivers meet the sea and how human activities affect that ecology.
Simon recently worked with a large team of graduate students, collaborators and partners on aspects of Canadian Water Network's (CWN) Watershed Consortium. They having been trying to understand how to design monitoring frameworks in support of cumulative effects assessment, at the watershed and regional levels, and how to connect that monitoring to decision making for more effective management.
Other Affiliations: CRI Executive Oct 2017 – 2019; SERS Associate Director of Graduate Studies July 1 2017 – 2019; UW Senate & Senate Executive Committee
Read Simon Courtenay's CV (doc) .