This morning, Dr. Anniet Laverman, from the Université de Rennes, presented a talk titled "Assessment of isotopic fractionation associated to nitrate reduction by benthic microbial communities" as part of the Ecohydrology Seminar Series. Thank you to Dr. Laverman for the excellent talk!
Adrian Mellage and Stephane Ngueleu attended the Out of the Lab - Into the Field International Alumni Workshop at the University of Tübingen in Germany this week. Adrian and Stephane both presented their research at sessions during the workshop.
The University of Waterloo Microbial Bioenergetics Workshop was held on July 23rd and 24th at the CIGI campus in Waterloo. The workshop was funded through a Water Institute Seed Grant to ERG Research Scientist, Christina Smeaton.
The Baltic TRANSCOAST Research Training Group in Rostock, Germany, is seeking applications for thirteen PhD positions in biology, ecology, geochemistry, biogeochemistry, hydro(geo)logy, and engineering. The program will start on January 1st, 2019.
Bingjie Shi, a PhD student working with the Ecohydrology Research Group, has received a University of Waterloo Doctoral Thesis Completion Award for the Spring 2018 term! The scholarship is awarded to highly qualified doctoral students at the University. More information about the award can be found on the Graduate Studies webpage.
From June 18th to 22nd, the 61st International Association of Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research was held in Toronto. The conference featured five days of plenaries, workshops, posters, and keynote presentations focused around Great Lakes Research. More information about the conference can be found on the conference website.
The following sessions were chaired by Ecohydrology group members at the conference:
On June 17-20, the 1stInternational Conference on Water Security took place in Toronto. The conference brought together water experts from around the world to discuss new platforms and tools to move scientific knowledge and data into solutions that mitigate the impacts of human activities on the availability and quality of freshwater resources.
Linden Fairbairn, a Master's student working with the Ecohydrology Research Group, has been awarded a rare Scholarship in Graduate Research for 2018. The scholarship is awarded annually to graduate students in any discipline who are conducting research on the rare Charitable Research Reserve property.
For more information about the scholarship, please see rare's website.