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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

P4A receives renewed funding from The Co-operators: Canadian collaboration for flood risk awareness gains ground

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The Partners for Action (P4A) network at The University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment, has received renewed funding from The Co-operators Group Ltd. The $600,000 will support P4A's efforts to facilitate increased risk awareness, enhance cross-sector collaboration, and improve decision-making to help make Canad

Friday, February 15, 2019

A thank you to our Faculty's incredible donor community!

Environment 3 building with a collage of images of the members of our community

Heading into the Family Day weekend, we would like to take a moment to recognize the important impact of the Faculty’s incredible donors. Whether you are a past, present or future donor, we are so grateful for your investment in our future, and for being such a meaningful part of our community!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

ENV graduate students run successful Machine Learning workshop for Geospatial Data

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Faculty of Environment graduate students from the Geospatial Club ran a successful workshop about Machine Learning for Geospatial Data. This event was held in collaboration with the Dana Porter Geospatial Centre. 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Professor Paul Parker receives the Economic Developers Council of Ontario President's Award

Paul Parker next to EDCO signs

The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate Paul Parker, recipient of the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) President's Award!

Monday, January 28, 2019

Taking climate change seriously in federal project assessments

 Factory with smoke spewing from stacks

More than 25 years after Canada made its first international commitments to address climate change, the federal government is finally in the process of requiring serious attention to it as part of the assessment of major projects. A new report outlines the implications, and proposes approaches for including a set of climate tests in new undertakings.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Environment students shine at GRADflix

Environment students (Fraser King, Jaydeep Mistry, Stephanie Higgins) on red carpet with Jeff Casello, the associate VP of GSPA

On Thursday January 10, the University of Waterloo’s Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted the final showcase for the GRADflix initiative. The Faculty of Environment represented five of the fifteen finalists, the largest number of any faculty on campus.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Living with your parents in Toronto? You’re lucky not lazy, says GEM prof Nancy Worth

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Geography and Environmental Management researcher Nancy Worth spoke with the Toronto Star housing costs and why more and more young people are choosing to live at home to save for the future.

“I see living with parents as a form of privilege,” says University of Waterloo assistant professor Nancy Worth, who studied the issue in a 2017 report called GenY at Home.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Happy Holidays! Faculty of Environment's 2018 holiday video

Woman standing at a cooking bench with caption: Happy Holidays

Every holiday season there are reasons to cheer,
From time off with family to friends far and near.

If you’re looking for one more reason to toast,
Sit back and enjoy this year’s holiday post!

In keeping with our holiday tradition, we hope you enjoy this year’s holiday video. It serves up a double portion of fun as we celebrate both the festive season and our upcoming birthday!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Peace, not war, responsible for deforestation in armed conflict zones

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Rates of deforestation in war zones increase dramatically once peace is declared, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Environment recognizes the Spring 2018 Co-op Work Term Award winners

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The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Spring 2018 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?

The Winners!

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