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Friday, April 20, 2018

In The Media: GEM's Derek Robinson on how free business data is there waiting to be mined

Following up on a recent study showing free census data can level the playing field for small businesses, Geography and Environmental Management professor Derek Robinson and former graduate student Andrei Baluluscu spoke with the Elmira Observer about how he discovered this groundbreaking information.

Friday, April 20, 2018

In The Media: KI's Vanessa Schweitzer talks climate change in Nature

In the Media Nature

Writing in the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change, KI professor Vanessa Schweizer discusses the benefits and limitations of current approaches to integrated climate change research, which refers to studies that aim to inform policies for adapting to climate change or for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SERS prof Jennifer Clapp receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Jennifer Clapp and her students

The School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is pleased to share Professor Jennifer Clapp is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association. The award recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Leia Minaker wins Environment Research Excellence Award

Leia Minaker

The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate School of Planning Assistant Professor Leia Minaker for winning the 2017 Environment Research Excellence Award.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Derek Armitage honoured for excellence in graduate supervision

Derek Armitage

The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate School of Environment Resources and Sustainability researcher Derek Armitage as the 2017-2018 recipient of the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

New ENV study shows Canadian small businesses leading the way in sustainability

Streetscape

In the most significant study of its kind to date, new research from the University of Waterloo shows that Canada’s small businesses are important- and often overlooked- drivers of sustainability and the green economy.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Study shows free census data can level the playing field for small businesses

Open for business sign

Local governments and small businesses could save thousands of dollars a year in consulting and research fees if they just used information that’s already publicly available, according to research from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Environment recognizes the Fall 2017 Co-op Work Term Award winners

the winners and jean andrey

The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Fall 2017 Co-op Work Term Award. These students demonstrated exceptional performance in their placements. Each of the recipients received a $100 credit to their account, a letter from the Dean of Environment and two copies of their certificate. Curious who won? Check out the table below with the winners and their reports.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Julie Kate Seirlis awarded Distinguished Teacher Award, 2018

Julie Kate

Julie Kate Seirlis is an Assistant Professor at St. Paul’s University College whose “transformative and memorable” teachings have inspired students, alumni, and colleagues. Nominees praise her “graceful guidance” in the development of students’ “tools for ‘critical thinking.’” Her undergraduate students value that she “constantly challenges her students to go further and deeper.

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