Welcome to Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section

We are pleased to announce the new 2016-2017 Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section (SWIGS) Executive members:

  • Chair: Allison Turner, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability - Collaborative Water Program (CWP). Faculty of Environment
  • Vice Chair Social: Jess Kidd, Department of Biology – CWP. Faculty of Science
  • Vice‐Chair Operations: Robert Chlumsky, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – CWP. Faculty of Engineering
  • Vice‐Chair Academic: Sabrina Bedjera, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – CWP. Faculty of Engineering
  • Vice‐Chair External Outreach: Logan Koeth, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – CWP. Faculty of Engineering
  • Vice‐Chair Internal Outreach: Irene Brueckner-Irwin, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability - CWP. Faculty of Environment
  • Vice‐Chair Conference: Nicole Stamnes, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability - CWP. Faculty of Environment

If you are interested in one of these positions, or to be on one of the above committees as a volunteer, please contact uw.swigs@gmail.com

  1. June 14, 2016Join the instrumentation group on Facebook!

    In co-operation with the Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section (SWIGS), an instrumentation group has been formed on Facebook for users of chromatography and mass spectrometry instruments (named the 'UW LC/IC/GC-MS Users' group). This is an excellent resource for users of these instruments that want to ask other students about their troubles or offer advice to less experienced students.

  2. June 14, 2016Any SWIGS Students interested in earning some money this summer?

    There is a great opportunity for SWIGS members or others to help water researchers by conducting interviews in Long Point, Lake Erie this summer. Roy Brouwer and Noémie Neverre are looking for one more person to conduct interviews from approximately July 4th to August 14th. The purpose is to elicit public participation and opinion about the increasing presence of Phragmites in Long Point. 

    Participating in the study involves:

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  1. Sept. 27, 2016Matlab Workshop
  2. Aug. 30, 2016Blue Drinks
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