Breaking boundaries in water research

Ranked among the top water research institutions in the world, the Water Institute is a leader in water research and education.

Distinguished by its commitment to 1) facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration, 2) inspiring innovation and 3) building international partnerships, the Water Institute is tackling some of the most complex water challenges of our time.

  1. Apr. 22, 2021Marek Stastna on leading the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
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    In May 2020, Water Institute member Marek Stastna, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, was elected President of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS). In this uniquely challenging year, the President’s role has presented new opportunities for Marek such as the implementation of virtual programming and leading the development of a new Strategic Plan.

  2. Apr. 20, 2021Susan Elliott recognized for building bridges between health science and policy
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    Susan Elliott, a researcher in Geography and Environmental Management joins an esteemed group of international health researchers in receiving the 2020 Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography.

  3. Apr. 20, 2021Roy Brouwer re-appointed as Water Institute’s Executive Director
    Roy Brouwer

    We are delighted to announce that Professor Roy Brouwer has been re-appointed as the Water Institute’s Executive Director, after extensive consultation of all Water Institute members last year. Brouwer, who has been in the role since 2016, began his second term as Executive Director on January 1, 2021.

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  1. Apr. 30, 2021Lake Futures Webinar Series
    Lake Futures Webinar Series

    The Global Water Futures project, Lake Futures, uses webinars and other strategies to share the results of its research program and facilitate an open dialogue with its partners and stakeholders.

    Steering committee webinar series (2021)

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