Monday, October 15, 2012

On the water front: the science of Canada's water

Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen will attend the NSERC science kiosk "On the Water Front: The Science of Canada's Water", to be held in the Senate of Canada on Monday, October 15, 2012. The Honourable Kelvin K. Ogilvie, Senator, will present the kiosk to inform parliamentarians about research in all aspects of water. The Senator will be accompanied by Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) and researchers from across Canada, including Dr. Van Cappellen.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


This is to announce our colleagues have been sought for their expertise and advice as members of Expert Panels for the Council of Canadian Acadamies. These are prestigious appointments.

John Cherry, Chair and Maurice Dusseault

The Expert Panel on Harnessing Science and Technology to Understand the Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction.

David Rudolph

The Expert Panel on Water and Agriculture

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

New members to the "Club"!

Congratulations to Bill Mark and Sherry Schiff for joining the 25 Year Club and to Paul Johnston for joining the 35 Year Club!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Award winners!

Congratulations to Scott Jasechko (M.Sc. candidate) on winning the Dean of Science award and to Colby Steelman (Ph.D. candidate) on being awarded the W.B. Pearson Medal.  Well done!!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Faure award of the International Association of Geochemistry

Congratulations to Dave Snider for winning the Faure Award of the International Association of Geochemistry (IAGC) for Best Student Presentation at AIG-8 (Applied Isotope Geochemistry) Conference held in La Malbaie, Quebec.