News archive - 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."

Thursday, August 13, 2015

KI founding director reflects on 30 years of SHAD

Ed Jernigan, Professor and founding director of the Knowledge Integration program, reflects on the 30 years that he has led the SHAD Waterloo high school enrichment program.

Thanks, Ed, for your dedication and hard work changing the change-makers!

Read the full Waterloo Chronicle interview [PDF]

Friday, August 7, 2015

Climate change: Is your weather forecaster telling the whole truth? KI professor's research profiled

Weather forecasters should be on the frontline of communicating climate change to millions of viewers, says KI assistant professor Vanessa Schweizer's, read more about her research at:

Climate change: Is your weather forecaster telling the whole truth?