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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.

Jan. 14, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains visited the University of Waterloo today to announce $12 million in funding to bring industry and academic researchers together to build the next generation of water technologies.

Jan. 13, 2016

Bingjie Shi​Bingjie Shi, a PhD student with Professors Lingling Wu and CERC Philippe Van Cappellen, was awarded an outstanding student paper award fo

Jan. 8, 2016

Congratulations to undergraduate Elizabeth Anne Houghton for winning the 2015 Allen Freeze Award in Hydrogeology. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers the annual award to the first- or second-year student who obtains the highest mark in EARTH 123 Introductory Hydrology.

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