Monday, July 15, 2019

Lake Futures at the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

Joy Liu presents her poster at CGU

A group of Lake Futures researchers travelled to Montreal, Quebec to take part in the joint meeting of the 27th Annual Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) and the Canadian Geophysical Union. This joint meeting provides a unique opportunity for attendees from Canada and around the world to share ideas. This year marks the 100th anniversary of IUGG.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Sharing Sustainability Challenges with the Shad Program

Title Slide of Keynote Lecture

Zobia Jawed was invited to give a Keynote Lecture to high school students in the Shad program at McMaster University. Her talk was titled, ‘Sustainability: A Complex World of Interconnected Challenges’.

In her lecture, she discussed the complex and interconnected challenges surrounding sustainability, and the need for collaboration to tackle these challenges.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Third Annual LEAP Meeting held in Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

Lake Futures team members travelled to the University of Copenhagen to attend the third annual Legacies of Agricultural Pollutants (LEAP) meeting. The meeting was took place from June 19th -21st in Copenhagen, Denmark. Lake Futures researchers Nandita Basu, Philippe Van Cappellen, and Roy Brouwer, along with graduate students Tamara Van Staden and Joy Liu, represented the University of Waterloo. 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Lake Futures travels to International Association for Great Lakes Research Annual Conference

Poster session at IAGLR conference

Lake Futures researchers Jess Ives and Serghei Bocaniov presented their work at the 62nd annual International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Conference. This conference was held in Brockport NY, USA and hosted by The College at Brockport, State University of New York. This year, more than 650 scientists and researches from academia, government agencies and non-governmental organizations gathered together to improve our current understanding of complex environmental problems affecting the world’s largest lakes, such as cultural eutrophication, invasive species, new emerging contaminants, and climate change.   

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Bringing Science to the Park with SoapBox Science

Homa Kheyrollah Pour on a SoapBox

Lake Futures Research Scientist Homa Kheyrollah Pour spent Sunday afternoon sharing her research in Victoria Park with SoapBox Science Waterloo. 

Friday, May 17, 2019

Lake Futures attends Global Water Futures ASM

Our Lake Futures researchers travelled to Saskatoon to share their research at the Global Water Futures Annual Science Meeting.

Lake Futures Lead Nandita Basu discussed legacy phosphorus dynamics and impacts to water quality in her talk, ‘Beyond the Mass Balance: A Process Based Approach to Modelling Legacy Phosphorus Dynamics’.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Elaine Ho is the Resident Researcher for Great Art for Great Lakes

Elaine Ho

Lake Futures Researcher Elaine Ho is joining Great Art for Great Lakes as the Resident Researcher. In this role, she will be bringing science and art together through collaboration and workshops with local artists.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Melani Ivy Samson Completes her Master of Applied Science

Photo of Figure indicating food for humans is the largest input of Nitrogen.

Melani Ivy Samson, Lake Futures HQP, successfully completed her Master of Applied Science Seminar. She presented her work titled, ‘The Urban Metabolism of the Greater Toronto Area: A Study of Nitrogen and Phosphorus across an Urban, Suburban, and Rural Continuum’. Congratulations Melani!

Friday, April 12, 2019

Zobia Jawed appointed to Conservation Halton Board of Directors

Lake Futures Researcher Zobia Jawed has recently been appointed by the Hamilton City Council to serve as a Board of Director for Conservation Halton. She will serve on the board from 2019 to 2022. Visit the McMaster Faculty of Engineering site for the full announcement. 

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