On Thursday, June 7, GRADtalks: Drinking Water took place in the Board and Senate Room with opening remarks made by Jean Andrey, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our speakers presented to a large audience including UWaterloo's very own President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur.
GRADtalks: Drinking Water featured:
- Frederick Cheng, PhD Candidate, Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering who explored how 'green infrastructure' such as wetlands and rivers can improve the quality of our water resources.
Simone Philpot, PhD Candidate, Geography (Water), Faculty of Environment who combines participatory modeling with values research to explore new forms of e-participation for water management and decision-making.
GRADtalks is a series of research talks featuring two University of Waterloo doctoral students, speaking about a common theme from their research perspectives – highlighting t he remarkable work done by Waterloo graduate students.
The next GRADtalks is taking place on Thursday, September 27 and the topic is Social Networks. If you are a doctoral student and your research relates, consider applying to be a speaker.