Monday, January 31, 2022

A tribute to Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor

Past and present members of the Faculty of Science community are saddened by the news that William David Taylor passed away on January 24, 2022.

Friday, November 5, 2021

Earth Sciences Museum launches virtual tours

Inside the mining tunnel office. Blue dots indicate places with more information and a cartoon tour guide holds a rock hammer

The Earth Sciences Museum is excited to announce the launch of our newest project, a virtual tour of the museum!

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Graduating PhD students epitomize resilience and excellence

Andrew Wiebe

Each year, the University of Waterloo choses one PhD student from each Faculty to highlight during convocation. This June, the spotlight was shone on Andrew Wiebe, a 2021 PhD graduate from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences!

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Microplastics pollution: Researchers address key research gaps

strainer with microplastics taken from water body

Plastics pollution is a global environmental hazard with potentially harmful impacts on wildlife, ecosystem services, and human health and wellbeing. Microplastics in particular are of great concern because of their ability to be transported over great distances and absorb and disperse contaminants widely.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Peter Russell awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Award from the Geological Association of Canada

Peter Russell

Peter Russell, the University of Waterloo's Earth Science Museum curator emeritus has been awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Award from the Geological Association of Canada!

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