News

July 12, 2016



A renowned Waterloo hydrogeology professor, who helped set global standards for safely disposing hazardous waste, received the 2016 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize this week.

June 16, 2016



Awer Kuir was only nine years old when he was separated from his parents during the civil war in Sudan and had to make his way on his own to the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya.

June 14, 2016



For 21 years now, the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival (WWCGF) has been delivering water-related education to students through a variety of hands-on, interactive activities.

June 13, 2016

Paul Menkveld, a PhD student with Professor David Rudolph, received the 2016 Joe Tóth Award for best student oral presentation at the Canadian Chapter International Association of Hydrogeologist

May 19, 2016 Jane's Walk 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

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



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

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