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A global leader in interdisciplinary water research and education

The Water Institute facilitates collaboration, supports excellence and promotes innovation in interdisciplinary water research and education. Today, more than 150 faculty members from all six University of Waterloo faculties and 19 departments are members of the Water Institute.

  1. June 19, 2018William Taylor honoured with Lifetime Achievement AwardWIlliam D Taylor

    The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) honoured Water Institute member William D. Taylor on Tuesday with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented at IAGLR’s 61st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, the award recognizes important and continued contributions to the field of Great Lakes research over a period of 20 years or more.

  2. June 14, 2018Water students receive Faculty of Science awardsFaculty of Science

    Three Collaborative Water Program students from the Faculty of Science are being honoured as recipients of the W.B. Pearson Medal and the Dean of Science Award.

  3. June 13, 2018Climate change accelerating rising sea levelsNansen Ice Shelf

    A new study from the University of Waterloo discovered that rising sea levels could be accelerated by vulnerable ice shelves in the Antarctic.

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  1. May 5 to June 24, 2018Clean Water Here: Photography exhibit at THEMUSEUM THEMUSEUM, the Water Institute, Clean Water Here

    A global photography exhibit created by Clean Water Here and, and in partnership with the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute, is coming to THEMUSEUM in Kitchener this spring.

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