News archive - June 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Haiyan attends the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Sweden

Haiyan Liu, a Lake Futures postdoctoral fellow, attended the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Gothenburg, Sweden this week. At the conference, Haiyan gave an oral presentation of her paper "Modeling Farmers’ Demand for Catastrophic Drought Risk Insurance under Climate Change Using Choice Experiments" in a parallel session.

Great job, Haiyan!

More information about this year's conference can be found on the conference website.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Lake Futures researchers honoured at the University of Waterloo Science Dean's Reception

On June 25th, University of Waterloo Science Faculty and Staff award winners were honoured at the annual Dean's Reception. 

The following Lake Futures researchers were acknowledged:

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Lake Futures Researchers Attend the 2018 CGU, CSSS, and CIG Joint Annual Meeting

The 2018 Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU), Canadian Soil Science Society (CSSS), and Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics (CIG) Joint Annual Meeting was held in Niagara Falls, from June 10 to 14, 2018, and featured keynote speeches, plenaries, lectures, and posters from researchers around the world.

Lake Futures researchers were involved in the following sessions presented at the conference:

Friday, June 8, 2018

Lake Futures HQP Attend Summer Retreat

This week, Lake Futures highly qualified personnel (HQP), including PhD students, Master's students, postdoctoral fellows, and undergraduate students, had the opportunity to attend the Lake Futures summer retreat on Lake Erie, in which they were able to see the effects of their research first-hand. Dr. Mark Servos, lead investigator of Work Package 3: Ecosystems, organized the two-day excursion.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Kim Van Meter wins award for Best Presentation Given by a Postdoctoral Fellow at the GWF Annual Science Meeting

Kim Van Meter, a postdoctoral fellow working on the Lake Futures project, won the first place prize among presentations given by postdoctoral fellows at the Global Water Futures (GWF) 2018 Annual Science Meeting.

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