Monday, January 18, 2021

Master's student wins United Nations award on business and sustainable development

picture of Tobi Oyewole

Tobi Oyewole, a first year Masters of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management (SUSM) emerged the winner. Tobi will next compete with other SDG Pioneers at the global final later this year.

 

Monday, January 4, 2021

Environment professor emeritus named to Order of Canada

picture of Frances Westley at podium

School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) professor emeritus Frances Westley received one of the highest honours in Canada for her work in social innovation

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Award-Winning SEED student documentary examines the unsustainable production of palm oil

Cover of In Your Palm Documentary

Recent graduate Carter Kirilenko take viewers on an illuminating ecological journey. In partnership with the University of Waterloo, Carter directed and produced an environmental documentary titled: In Your Palm.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Paul Parker named President’s Community Impact Award winner

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Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo, has named this year’s President’s Community Impact Award winners. Engineering alumnus Ambika Opal and Geography and Environmental Management researcher Paul Parker will receive the Community Leader awards for their outstanding volunteerism and community outreach.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

New research articles from SEED faculty and students

SDG 4: Quality Education

Over the last couple months, professors and research students in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) have generated a number of new peer-reviewed articles.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Introducing SEED’s First Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Master’s Level Recipients

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SEED congratulates the first Master’s students in the school to be awarded the prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate scholarship

Friday, November 20, 2020

Collaborative Water Program student creates North American Youth Parliament for Water to help achieve SDG 6

Headshot of Laina Timberg

Water problems are often complex, and require collaboration and interdisciplinary perspectives in order to develop long-lasting solutions that benefit all stakeholders. This is something Laina Timberg discovered in 2019 at Waterlutions Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Canada in Alberta.