News

May 19, 2016

From vibrant serpentine outside the Crabby Joe's to the crinoid fossils on the outer walls of Immigration Canada, Kitchener is home to a rich geological history. Ancient rocks and fossils can be found in the buildings and surrounding landscapes throughout the city.

May 18, 2016

M.Sc. student supervised by Dr. Lingling Wu has received the Dean of Science Award for his M.Sc. thesis

Iron isotope fractionation in sediments of an oligotrophic freshwater lake"

which has been published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2015, vol. 423, p. 154-172.

Apr. 21, 2016

Professor Brian Kendall was awarded the Jane Lang Excellence in Earth and Environmental Sciences Teaching Award this afternoon at a reception attended by staff, students and colleagues. Kendall is the first recipient to be selected for this honour.

Apr. 13, 2016

Stephen Evans in Peru.Earth & Environmental Sciences Professor Stephen G. Evans (pictured in Cordillers Blanca, Peru) and postdoctoral fellow Keith Delaney and MSc student Madison Reid have won a 1-Year $50,000 proof-of-concept grant from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to explore the relationship between glacier ice loss and mountain slope deformation in the mountains of NW North America (Alaska, Yukon, and British Columbia).

Mar. 22, 2016

Prof. John Cherry with Singapore Water Week officials.

From left to right: Mr Bernard Tan, Managing Director of Singapore International Water Week; Mr Peter Joo Hee Ng, PUB Chief Executive; Prof John Anthony Cherry; and Mr Harry Seah, PUB Chief Engineering and Technology Officer

Mar. 17, 2016

Congratulations to graduate student Shawn Scott on receiving third place in the Master's Student category for the 2016 PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium.

Mar. 15, 2016

Research shows nitrogen is accumulating in soil - creating health risks like “blue baby syndrome” and environmental dead zones in rivers and oceans.

Feb. 16, 2016

Since 2007, the Faculty of Science has cherished the tradition of honouring alumni who have distinguished themselves as outstanding professional and personal achievers in their chosen fields and who have loyally dedicated their time and service to their alma mater.

Feb. 8, 2016

World Wetlands Day is an annual international celebration commemorating the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971. Signed by 168 countries, it is one of the most successful and long-lasting global environmental treaties ever ratified, protecting more than 200 million hectares of designated wetlands worldwide.

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