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GRADtalks: Drinking Water

Friday, June 8, 2018

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.

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