Events - 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Slobodan Simonovic, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University, will present "Use of quantitative resilience in managing urban infrastructure response to natural hazards."

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Monday, March 25, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor David McCarthy from Monash University in Australia will present "Monitoring, modelling and management of urban water pollution.”

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Friday, March 22, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
RBC Foundation

What the challenge of clean water at home and around the world tells us about ourselves, our country, and our planet

Bob Rae
Former Premier of Ontario
Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Toronto
Lawyer, Mediator, Speaker, Writer
Active on First Nations, Social Justice, International issues 
Toronto, Ontario

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Friday, March 22, 2019 (all day)
Water for All

Leaving no one behind: Water for all

Join the Water Institute for a full day of activities as we explore together how to find viable solutions for marginalized people living without safe water.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Grant Ferguson, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Geological and Environment Engineering and Associate Member of the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan, will present "The Race for Groundwater."

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Monday, March 18, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Jeanne M. VanBriesen, Duquesne Light Company Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and the Director of the Center for Water Quality in Urban Environmental Systems at Carnegie Mellon University will present "Effects of wastewater from energy extraction and utilization on drinking water sources and risk."

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Lesley Warren, Claudette Mackay-Lassonde Chair in Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto, will present "Mining waste environments: globally significant and growing biogeochemical hotspots"

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Friday, March 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Martyn Clark, Associate Director at the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan, will present "The Evolution of Process-Based Hydrologic Models: Historical Challenges and the Collective Quest for Physical Realism."

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Thursday, March 7, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Geographies of Health in Place (GoHelP) lab, is pleased to invite you to engage with Dr. Buba Manjang, a Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher, who will be speaking about his research addressing hygiene among mothers' weaning children. 

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
AquaHacking

Calling all water entrepreneurs! AquaHacking is an innovative, multi-stage pitch competition challenging students to tackle water issues facing our Great Lakes. AquaHacking provides mentoring, a unique experience and financial support to help you bring your idea to life!

Join us on Friday, March 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in DWE 3518 for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2019. Meet previous winners, learn about the competition and this year's format, and meet like-minded individuals. 

Thursday, February 28, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Martyn Futter, Associate Professor in Landscape Scale Water Quality Modelling at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, will present "Signals, Cycles, Circles and Surprises: Some reflections on water quality in the Anthropocene."

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Helen Jarvie, Principal Scientist of Hydrochemistry at The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in the United Kingdom, will deliver a lecture on river-system biogeochemistry with particular emphasis on nutrient cycling and water quality, from watershed to global perspectives.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Hamid Moradkhani, Alton N. Scott Endowed Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alabama, will present, "Toward More Resilient Hydrosystems: Flood and Drought Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk in a Changing Climate."

Monday, February 4, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

The Ecohydrology Research Group at the University of Waterloo is excited to present the seventh annual research symposium in celebration of World Wetlands Day, happening on Monday, February 4.

This year's program includes:

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Water Institute Water Talks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Maria Carmen Lemos, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Engagement at the School for Environment and Sustainability and Co-Director of the Great Lakes Sciences and Assessments Center at the University of Michigan, will present, "Building adaptive capacity for water management--the role of knowledge and power."

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Office of Research Talks

A panel presentation and discussion, hosted by the Office of Research and the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research, featuring Water Institute member Kirsten Müller will explore the evolution of microbes.

Learn more about the other panellists and register to attend.

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