Thursday, July 2, 2020

Chris Yakymchuk wins the 2020 Mineralogical Association of Canada Young Scientist Award

Headshot of Chris Yakymchuk

Chris Yakymchuk has won the 2020 Young Scientist Award for his holistic approach to geology that spans the micro- to macro- to tectonic-scales. He's the first University of Waterloo researcher to win the award.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Dave Rudolph wins the 2020 Robert N. Farvolden Award

Headshot of Dave Rudolph

Dave Rudolph, Chair and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, is the recipient of the 2020 Robert N. Farvolden Award for his research in groundwater management and innovative methods to monitor water resources in the face of changing land use and climate.

Monday, June 8, 2020

Dr. Keith Delaney awarded 2019 Outstanding Performance Award

Dr. Keith Delaney

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Delaney, Lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences as being one of 15 recipients from Science of the 2019 Outstanding Performance Award.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Water Institute seed grant recipients announced

Water Institute seed grants with seedlings in background

Last week, the Water Institute announced the results of their seed grant program. Prof. Sherry Schiff from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is leading one of the projects which will build a network to examine methane emissions. Several scientists from the Departments of Biology and Earth and Environmental Sciences are part of the other funded interdisciplinary projects focused on forest ecosystems and managing watersheds.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Philippe Van Cappellen to receive Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Philippe Van Cappellen

Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate Philippe Van Cappellen has been selected to receive an Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision this year from the University of Waterloo.