News archive - 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

New Collborative Graduate Program in Water

The University of Waterloo has launched a new collaborative graduate program in water supported by RBC. Mark Servos will serve as the inaugural Program Director.  http://www.therecord.com/news-story/3255173-university-of-waterloo-launches-water-program-with-rbc/

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Ecological response: the environment on drugs? Splash Pad, Water Institute Newsletter Winter 2013.

Fishing in the Grand River
The Environment on Drugs?
 
One fish or two fish? A boy fish or a girl fish?
Studies by Dr. Mark Servos (Department of Biology), his students and colleagues, have demonstrated the widespread occurrence of a
diversity of emerging chemicals of concern, such as pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors, in watersheds across Canada and globally.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Man​aging the risk of new contaminants

In Mark Servos’s biology department lab, waders and long-handled nets compete for space with a mass spectrometer. Servos, an eco-toxicologist and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Water Quality Protection, explains that he researches the impact of contaminants on aquatic life at levels “from gene expression all the way up to whole communities of fish.”

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