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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

3MT Environment heat winner competing in university-wide competition tomorrow

Victor Agbo, Percy Korsah and Tia Driver

Winner Percy Korsah (centre) and runners-up Victor Agbo (left) and Tia Driver (right).

How would you explain the entire breadth and significance of your life's work (or thesis) to people with no background in your work in 1 slide and 3 minutes? Earlier this month, PhD Candidate Percy Korsah won first place at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Environment heat, with runners-up Victor Agbo and Tia Driver tying for second place. Each year 3MT provides a venue for graduate students to share their research with the community. The student who wins the university-wide competition will go on to present at the provincial and possibly national level.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

KIX2018 tackles the Sustainable Development Goals and announces new partnership

UW President Feridun Hamdullahpur speak at KIX2018 reception

Knowledge Integration’s annual third-year student exhibition, Knowledge Integration eXhibition 2018 (KIX2018), kicked off on Monday with a reception including remarks from University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur, Dean of Environment Jean Andrey and Chair of the Department Rob Gorbet.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

$300,000 awarded to drive global innovation in energy solutions

Queen Elizabeth Scholars

Forty University of Waterloo students will have the opportunity to travel to Africa, Latin America, and Asia to develop innovative technologies to help deliver energy solutions to impoverished communities around the world. The funding, through the Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program was awarded to WISE, Co-operative Education, the Master of Development Practice (MDP) program, and St. Paul’s Greenhouse Social Impact Incubator.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Partners for Action teams up with the Canadian Red Cross to protect Canadians from floods

MOU Handshake

The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, Partners for Action (P4A) and the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) are proud to announce a new partnership to advance flood resiliency in Canada.

Monday, March 12, 2018

In the media: Pedestrian deaths won’t end as long as Toronto panders to cars and drivers

in the media globe and mail logo

More than one pedestrian a week has been killed on Toronto's streets this year. Toronto's leaders have responded to this crisis with pathetic and counterproductive ideas that placate drivers and their precious road spaces, says Planning prof. Brian Doucet in a new opinion piece in the Globe and Mail.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Geography students on-hand for 2018 federal budget announcement

Students in rotunda

Recently, Bill Morneau tabled Canada’s 2018 budget, which includes $1.3 Billion over five years for Canada’s conservation efforts. A lucky group of 22 University of Waterloo geography students in the course “Transforming Canadian Resource Management” saw this announcement live while camped out in the Government Leader in the House of Commons and Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger’s office.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

In the Media: University of Waterloo dance team captain loves ‘being up high’

University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment: In the media - WR Record

20-year old Jodie Scarrow combines her love of dance and flying on a daily basis. The co-captain of the University of Waterloo dance team is also an aviation student and is just 20 hours away from getting her commercial pilot's licence.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Geomatics students take home valuable experience from UNB competition

The winning team

This past weekend, a group of Environment students had the pleasure of being part of the first-ever, student led Geomatics Competition at UNB in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Blair Feltmate presents to the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

On February 8, the Intact Centre for Climate Adaptation Head Dr. Blair Feltmate was a witness to the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources discussion of a study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy. The study looks at five key sectors responsible for 80 per cent of our emissions: electricity, oil and gas, transportation, buildings and trade-exposed industries, and how they can contribute to meeting Canada's emission goals.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

ICCA Manager Dana Decent wins OSEA Powering Prosperity award for Leader of the Year

Dana Decent receiving her award.

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaption's (ICCA) Dana Decent was recently awarded "Leader of the Year" by Ontario Sustainable Energy Awards (OSEA). As part of OSEA's 8th Annual Power for Prosperity Awards Gala on February 8, Decent received her award for her work with ICCA directing operational functions and leading research to support the centre’s programs. 

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