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. 19, 2018In The Media: Greater Golden Horseshoe Housing Crunch Steve Palkin

    Experts, including Brian Doucet of the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, examine the effect of Toronto's housing challenges on the outlying regions. 

  2. 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

  3. 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.

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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. 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?

  3. Oct. 25, 2018Alumni & Student Happy Hour in OttawaRideau canal in fall, Ottawa

    Alumni & Student Happy Hour in Ottawa

    Environment students on co-op in the Ottawa area and Faculty of Environment alumni living in the capital are invited to an alumni-student happy hour on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the LIFT Resto Lounge.

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