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  1. July 19, 2017Destruction of small wetlands directly linked to algal blooms in Great Lakes

    Canada’s current wetland protection efforts have overlooked how the environment naturally protects fresh-water resources from agricultural fertilizer contaminants, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found.

    In a recent study, researchers at Waterloo’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering found that small wetlands have a more significant role to play than larger ones in preventing excess nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from fertilizer from reaching waterbodies such as the Great Lakes.

  2. July 18, 2017Waterloo Innovation Summit hosts forward-thinking conversations on disruptive trends

    Some of the world’s foremost thinkers on disruptive technologies will gather at the University of Waterloo this September to discuss Canada’s role in the world’s next economy.

    Joining Canadian business, government and academic leaders at this year’s Waterloo Innovation Summit will be influential speakers from some of the world’s most cutting-edge companies and innovative schools of thought.

  3. July 12, 2017New chair, vice-chair for UWaterloo Board of Governors

    The University of Waterloo has appointed a respected financial executive and Waterloo alumnus as chair of its Board of Governors, and a leader in the field of wireless technology as vice-chair.

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