News archive - October 2022

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

2022 Faculty of Environment Alumni Awards announced

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From leading research in Canada’s frozen north to advancing health and education in developing countries to helping homeowners and municipalities across the nation become more resilient in the face of a changing climate, the incredible impact of this year’s Faculty of Environment alumni award recipients reflect and exemplify values foundational to the faculty itself: community impact, caring and research excellence. 

Monday, October 24, 2022

Waterloo researcher helping pave the way for space-age climate science

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Written by Jon Parsons. This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Waterloo News.

Dr. Chris Fletcher is part of a scientific consortium developing satellite technology to better understand climate change

Friday, October 7, 2022

Meet Waterloo's COP27 delegation

Image of Sharm El-Sheikh International Conference Centre, where COP 27 will be held.

The University of Waterloo, through the Waterloo Climate Institute, is an official observer to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and participates in the annual Conference of the Parties (COP). This year, COP27 will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6 to 18, 2022, and Waterloo will send a delegation of top student leaders and faculty researchers.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Helen Jarvie and Merrin Macrae receives outstanding paper award

Helen Jarvie and Merrin Macrae

Congratulations to Helen Jarvie and Merrin Macrae from the Department of Geography and Environmental Management for receiving a prestigious award! Their paper, entitled Biogeochemical and climate drivers of wetland phosphorus and nitrogen release: Implications for nutrient legacies and eutrophication risk, has been recognized as the 2022 Journal of Environmental Quality outstanding paper award winner.

Read more about the award on the Water Institute's website.

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