News archive - September 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

KI student awarded Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence

Congratulations to Hannah James, first year KI student, on being awarded the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence.

For Hannah's profile and more information about this award, please see: Meet our 2015 Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence winners

We're glad that she chose to join the KI community!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

KI professor's environmental modelling research published

With an international team of colleagues, KI Professor Vanessa Schweizer co-authored a paper on how to iterate between the techniques of meta-studies and developing computer simulations for land change science.

From meta-studies to modeling: Using synthesis knowledge to build broadly applicable process-based land change models is available open access at the web site for the journal Environmental Modelling & Software and will appear in the Oct. 2015 issue.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement grant awarded to KI professor

John McLevey has been awarded a Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) grant from the University of Waterloo Centre for Teaching Excellence for his project "A Data-Driven and Interactive Approach to Enhancing Student Learning about Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Knowledge Production."