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Thursday, April 19, 2018

KI professor weighs in on climate change research

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.

Such research relies upon (as well as informs future iterations of) large interdisciplinary efforts for knowledge integration, which are channeled through reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

KI student wins Chinese Proficiency Competition

Hannah Gardner, 3rd year KI student, took first place at the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition Preliminary Competition – Toronto Final. The event sponsored by the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto and was hosted by the Confucius Institute at Brock University.

She’ll be spending the month of July in China all-expenses paid, going through further rounds as the competition gets increasingly intense.

Congratulations Hannah!

Thursday, March 15, 2018

KIX2018 tackles the Sustainable Development Goals

The Knowledge Integration students' third year exhibition opening reception was a great success!

Read more in the article: KIX2018 tackles the Sustainable Development Goals and announces new partnership

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

KI partnership with the City of Waterloo Museum

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Knowledge Integration has formed a three-year partnership with the City of Waterloo Museum.
 
Starting in 2019, selected student exhibits from the Knowledge Integration eXhibition will be on display at the City of Waterloo Museum from Ma
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Journal of Integrative Research and Reflection

Launched in January 2018, the Journal of Integrative Research & Reflection (JIRR) is a new, cross-disciplinary undergraduate journal entirely edited, reviewed and administered by students from KI. Their inaugural edition will be published in April 2018.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

KI student takes on student leadership role

Matthew Gerrits will be the Vice-President, Education, for the University of Waterloo Federation of Students for the 2018-2019 year.

He'll have a great example to follow: Andrew Clubine, BKI'17 is currently in the position!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

New KI Science, Technology & Society Specialization

The new Science, Technology & Society (STS) specialization is designed to cover a broad range of issues, including the nature and organization of knowledge and expertise, science policy, and public understanding of science.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

KI students to host Combining Two Cultures conference in 2018

The Knowledge Integration students will host the January 26-28, 2018 Combining Two Cultures Conference, a student-led conference celebrating undergraduate interdisciplinary education.

The theme for C2C 2018 is Knowledge Sharing.

They previously hosted the conference in 2012, 2013, and 2016. The first host campus was McMaster, other host campuses have been Guelph and  McGill.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Congratulations BKI grads of 2017!

The BKI class of 2017 convocated today, and another group of solution integrators are now out to change the world!

Here they are at our convocation reception: