Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the aviation sector

Early in the year, international aviation was on a growth trajectory, as traffic was being predicted to double in the next 15 years. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Meet Environment’s newest Trudeau Scholar

Anita Lazurko

We are proud to announce Environment student Anita Lazurko was chosen as one of 16 Trudeau Scholars for 2020.

Friday, March 13, 2020

All activity for on-campus courses suspended for one week


From the office of  Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

New framework factors climate risk into financial valuation

The University of Waterloo has developed a tool to help the capital markets incorporate physical climate change and extreme weather risk into investment decisions.

Friday, March 6, 2020

In the media: Oluwaseyi Adaghe, Master of Environment and Business Candidate named as an Emerging Leader

Oluwaseyi Adaghe

Oluwaseyi Adaghe was recognized as an Emerging Leader by GreenBiz, a winner of their Emerging Leaders Scholarship.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Agenda with Steve Paikin; Special Guest Martine August

Professor August Discusses the Financialization of the Housing Market

Thursday, March 5, 2020

In the media: UWaterloo's Daniel Scott weighs in on the dwindling number of ski hills in Ontario

On Wednesday March 4, 2020, CBC Radio released a report which focused on the research of Daniel Scott, the chair of the University of Waterloo's Master of Climate Change program and one of the study's co-authors. Daniel Scott and his team of researchers have predicted that by 2080, rising tempartures could render all of Ontario's five dozen ski resorts economically nonviable.

Monday, March 2, 2020

In the media: WISE among top 100 proposals for MacArthur grant

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On February 19, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced that Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) was among the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world's most critical social challenges.

Monday, March 2, 2020

In the media: GEM's Grant Gunn on under-ice oil spills with MSU Today

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The research of Water Institute member Grant Gunn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management was recently highlighted in a Michigan State University Today article entitled "Oil flow beneath ice in the Great Lakes."

The team’s research is looking at how to protect the Great Lakes from oil spills that could potentially take place during months when ice covers the water.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

National Geomatics Competition Results


This past weekend, the University of Waterloo hosted the annual National Geomatics competition. Congratulations to the winners, as well as every team that participated. Thank you to all the volunteers who made the comptition happen, as well as the events sponsors!

Here were the results:

Over-all Winners:

  1. 2020 (20)
    1. April (2)
    2. March (7)
    3. February (3)
    4. January (8)
  2. 2019 (38)
    1. December (4)
    2. November (1)
    3. October (1)
    4. September (2)
    5. August (1)
    6. July (5)
    7. June (2)
    8. May (4)
    9. April (5)
    10. March (5)
    11. February (5)
    12. January (3)
  3. 2018 (116)
    1. December (4)
    2. November (8)
    3. October (3)
    4. September (2)
    5. August (3)
    6. July (17)
    7. June (16)
    8. May (17)
    9. April (10)
    10. March (11)
    11. February (11)
    12. January (14)
  4. 2017 (113)
  5. 2016 (57)
  6. 2015 (76)
  7. 2014 (57)
  8. 2013 (46)
  9. 2012 (80)
  10. 2011 (12)