Philippe attended the Mid-Term Evaluation meeting of the R&D projects funded under the ERA-NET Cofund WaterWorks2015 Joint Call to support research on the sustainable management of water resources in agriculture, forestry and freshwater aquaculture sectors. The meeting was held in Madrid, Spain on March 27-28. In total 21 projects were evaluated.
Md Abdus Sabur, has successfully defended his PhD thesis, titled "Interaction of Phosphate and Silicate with Iron Oxides in Freshwater Environments". Sabur completed his PhD with the Ecohydrology Research Group, at the University of Waterloo. The members of his examination committee included: Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen (supervisor), Dr. Chris Parsons, Dr. Carol Ptacek, Dr. Grant Ferris, Dr. Thai Phan, and Dr. Roland Hall.