Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Oct. 12, 2018In The Media: Why Ontario is struggling to fight Lake Erie’s toxic green gooalgae

    Why Ontario is struggling to fight Lake Erie’s toxic green goo

    This article was written by Mary Baxter for TVO

  2. Oct. 10, 2018Environment researcher proposes new guidelines for more transparency and reporting of research methodsA computer in a forest

    Researchers from the University of Waterloo have proposed guidelines for the reporting of methods in the use of experts’ ecological knowledge.

  3. Sep. 18, 2018Jennifer Clapp wins Innis-Gérin Medal for enriching social sciences literatureJennifer at MArket

    Jennifer Clapp, a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment, has been awarded the 2018 Innis Gérin-Medal from the Royal Society of Canada. The biennial award, presented by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), honours a Canadian scholar for their distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences. 

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  1. Sep. 11 to Nov. 14, 2018Scholarship Information Sessions hosted by the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Office


    We are excited to be using a platform called ON24 to host the webinar which will focus on the following topics:

  2. Oct. 16, 2018Jack Rosen Ideation Workshop

    Entrepreneurship at Environment and GreenHouse invite you to the Experts and Opportunities: Jack Rosen Ideation Workshop.

  3. Oct. 25, 2018Environment Seminar Series: Olaf Weber and Vanessa SchweizerOctober Seminar

    Olaf Weber

    Investment, pensions, and savings: Do we all finance environmental degradation and climate change?

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