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. May 17, 2022Water Institute hosts the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Field of Tulips

    On May 13th, the Water Institute hosted the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands along with representatives from Royal HaskoningDHV. Shortly following Dutch Heritage Day, marked on May 4th, we took the opportunity to celebrate the many connections we have with The Netherlands, one of Canada’s most significant trade, investment and innovation partners.

  2. May 9, 2022Indigenous Black Engineering Technology PhD Project shortlisted for Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity nomination

    University of Waterloo employees and students are invited to vote for one of three projects shortlisted for consideration for the Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity: 2022 Inaugural Competition.

  3. May 9, 2022Impact Rankings 2022: Clean water and sanitation (SDG6) and Life below water (SDG14)
    Impact rankings banner

    The University of Waterloo has once again placed in the top 100 universities on the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022. This year, Waterloo moves up 46 spots on the list to number 53 overall.

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  1. May 30 to June 17, 2022Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds Summer School
    Summer School

    Registration is now open for the University of Waterloo's 2022 summer school! 

    This uniquely designed, three-week virtual event will offer participants talks and discussions by leading water and climate change scholars, insight into the use of interdisciplinary approaches, curated learning materials, improved skills and knowledge, and a certificate of completion.

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