Monday, February 22, 2021

Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence Fall 2020 winners

Hayden Chan, Harry Cheung and Karen Chan with light leaf design.

Each year, the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence is awarded to up to five incoming undergraduate Environment students. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, and their commitment to the environment. Meet the Fall 2020 winners.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Dan Schneider Heritage projects

In 2018 heritage conservation expert Dan Schneider joined the Faculty of Environment as a consultant for its Heritage Resource Centre (HRC). As part of this mandate HRC began hosting Schneider’s heritage policy blog OHA+M. OHA+M has become a respected source of information and commentary on Ontario’s legal and policy framework for cultural heritage as well as current public policy initiatives and issues.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Helen Jarvie examines biogeochemical and climate drivers of wetland phosphorus and nitrogen release

Helen Jarvie Headshot

A group of researchers, led by Water Institute member and professor in Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management Helen Jarvie, examined nutrient cycling in a lowland wetland‐pond system in southern England over a 20‐year period. The team discovered that even a relatively pristine wetland can become a source of highly bioavailable phosphorus, nitrogen, and silicon during low‐flow periods of high ecological sensitivity.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Advancing Earth and Space Sciences honours the late Mari Foroutan

The surface of Mars

In a recent post on their Editor's Vox platform, Advancing Waerth and Space Sciences shared details of work the late Faculty of Environment researcher was pursuing before her plane was shot down shortly after taking off for Canada from Iran. An excerpt...

Friday, January 22, 2021

Sustainability and Financial Management, Three-year Definite Term Lecturer

finance pages

Sustainability and Financial Management, Three-year Definite Term Lecturer

Thursday, January 21, 2021

School of Planning's Dawn Parker finds Waterloo Region needs higher quality transit-oriented development for all — everywhere

Dawn Parker standing near a transit hub

Waterloo Region needs high quality TOD development (or Urban Villages) for all—everywhere

Dawn Cassandra Parker, Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo; Director, Urban Growth and Change Research

Why won’t our current development trajectory solve our housing crisis?

Thursday, January 21, 2021

ICCA Globe and Mail OpEd: It’s time to reveal the hidden value of Canada’s natural assets

Natalia Moudrak

According to Natalia Moudrak Director of the Intact Centre and Bailey Church a partner of Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG LLP, Our country's natural assets offer a hidden wealth that should be reflected in government financial statements, especially in the face of rising costs of extreme-weather disasters and rising debt levels caused by the pandemic.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

IC3 launches Illuminate: Climate change simulation game

a screen shot of the game

The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) at the University of Waterloo, in partnership with the Games Institute and a multi-disciplinary team of students, staff and faculty from across campus, developed Illuminate. The collaborators designed Illuminate to help players understand the science, the risks, and (most importantly) the solutions to climate change.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

School of Planning looking for Definite Term Lecturer in Urban Design & Planning Practice

a model design of a city

The University of Waterloo invites applications from a dynamic planning practitioner and educator for a three-year definite-term appointment as a lecturer in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, with the possibility of renewal as a Continuing Lecturer.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Assistant/Associate professor (tenure-track) in Future Studies with application to Cities 

a bridge a train and some condo buildings

We seek an energetic and dynamic scholar with demonstrated potential for leading academic programing and research related to future studies in the area of cities. 

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