Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tara Vinodrai Featured In Waterloo News

Geography & Environmental Management professor Dr. Tara Vinodrai was recently featured in an article posted by Waterloo News. It is related to her research on the impacts of mixed-use neighbourhoods. Here is the artcle. 

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Geomatics Featured on 'Beyond Ideas'

"If you're interested in how technology intersects with nature and society, Geomatics is worth pursuing."

An excellent introductory statement to the area of Geomatics, recently featured on the UWaterloo 'Beyond Ideas' section of the website. Here is the article, "Finding A Fit In Geomatics".

Friday, January 12, 2018

University of Waterloo working to help reduce global pilot shortage

The aviation industry is facing a pilot shortage – to the point where attracting, recruiting, and educating the next generation has been named a ‘Global Priority’ by an agency of the United Nations.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dr. Daniel Scott's Work Recognized By The New York Times

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Scott who was recently featured in an article published by the New York Times. It is based on his research regarding climate change and the increased difficulty in hosting the Winter Olympics. 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Phil Howarth awarded the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Camsell Medal

Congratulations to Philip Howarth, Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Waterloo, and past governor of the RCGS.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Jonathan Price and Richard Kelly awarded CFI Innovation Funding for Wetland and Cryospheric Science

Dr. Jonathan Price and Dr. Richard Kelly in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management have been awarded funds totalling more than $1.5M for cutting edge research in wetland and cryospheric science.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sarah Burch Appointed to College of New Scholars at the Royal Society of Canada

Sarah Burch, Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Governance and Innovation in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, has been appointed to the College of New Scholars at the Royal Society of Canada. The citation reads:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Prof. Peter Johnson conducts geomatics high school outreach at WCI with innovative balloon technologies

Prof. Peter Johnson has been working with local high school students in a geotechnical program to explore and demonstrate map data capture using novel balloon technologies. You can find more information at his blog site Geospatial Participation.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Geography MES Sarah Tam receives two internationally-recognised tourism awards

Geography and Environmental Management MES student Sarah Tam was recently selected as a top 3 Young Talent winner (out of 70 international applicants) to attend and present her work at the World Tourism Forum.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Dr. Richard M. Petrone elected President of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)

GEM Professor, Dr. Richard M. Petrone was elected the new President of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) last week at the Annual Meeting in Vancouver. The CGU, formed in 1945 when the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) convened the first meeting of an Associate Committee to advise it on the needs of geophysics, and now represents the interests of Canadian geoscientists through annual scientific meetings, awards programs, interactions with funding agencies, and advocating for the role of science in society and policy-making.

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