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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Water Day on the Hill

Water Day on the Hill Delegation

Lake Futures PI Nandita Basu and Co-I Philippe Van Cappellen were part of a delegation of 24 water scientists to participate in Water Day on the Hill. This event brought together top water scientists from 14 institutions across Canada to discuss key water challenges and solutions with federal officials on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Lake Futures at World Wetlands Day 2019

World Wetlands Day banner

Multiple Lake Futures researchers presented their work at the University of Waterloo World Wetlands Day 2019 celebration on February 4th. Philippe Van Cappellen opened the event with welcoming remarks, including a brief history of World Wetlands Day with the Ecohydrology Research Group.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Meghan McLeod won Best Undergrad Poster award

View of Meghan McLeod and her poster from above

Meghan Mcleod, an undergraduate research assistant, won the Best Undergrad Poster award at the University of Waterloo World Wetlands Day celebration! Her poster focused on phosphorus legacies in human-impacted watersheds.

Congratulations Meghan!

Thursday, December 13, 2018

In the News: Nandita Basu says Bill 66 threatens the environment

Lake with grass in the foreground growing out of a rock.

In a recent article in The Record, Nandita Basu commented on the potential impact of proposed Bill 66, saying it threatens the environment by allowing municipalities to bypass policies and acts protecting water and land.

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