Water Institute announces Pieter Aukes as a graduate scholarship winner

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Water Institute announced Pieter Aukes, a PhD student with Professor Sherry Schiff, will receive a 2015-16 Golder Associates Graduate Scholarships in Water valued at $5,000 for his "scholastic excellence and demonstrated success in water research."

Pieter is studying the variability in natural dissolved organic matter with the aim to identify indicators of labile dissolved organic matter in northern lakes, rivers and groundwater.

His field work takes him to various sites across Canada, including Canada's northern most tip.