News archive - January 2021

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.

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