Events - 2021

Thursday, December 9, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Taher Kahil


As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Taher Kahil, Group Leader of the Water Security Research Group at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria, presents "Global water security under changing socio-economic and climate conditions."

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, " Improving Bibliometrics for Early Career Researchers” with special guest, Laura Bredahl, a Bibliometrics and Research Impact Librarian from the UW Library.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Optimize conservation banner

Sometimes figuring out which conservation practices are most effective at reducing agricultural phosphorus losses to surface water bodies seems impossibly complex, and it is hard to know which solutions will work best where. This presentation synthesizes research from over a decade of on-farm, edge-of-field trials within the Lake Erie watershed to highlight how the efficiencies and trade-offs of different practices vary by region and site.

Monday, November 29, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Optimize conservation banner

Sometimes figuring out which conservation practices are most effective at reducing agricultural phosphorus losses to surface water bodies seems impossibly complex, and it is hard to know which solutions will work best where. This presentation synthesizes research from over a decade of on-farm, edge-of-field trials within the Lake Erie watershed to highlight how the efficiencies and trade-offs of different practices vary by region and site.

Thursday, November 25, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Juliette Legler

Join us for a special WaterTalk co-hosted by the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute and The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), where Juliette Legler, Chair of Toxicology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, presents, “Microplastics and Human Health: Moving the Field Forward.”

Friday, November 12, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Erin Mahoney


   

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services for York Region and Douglas Wright Engineer-in-Residence will present: York Region’s One Water Story… recognizing the value of water in all its forms.

Co-hosted by the Water Institute and The Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 — 1:30 PM EST
COP26 event banner

On November 11, the University of Waterloo is honoured to take part in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, UK.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Create engaging virtual presentations" with special guest, Elise Vist from the UW Writing and Communication Centre.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Megan Konar


As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Megan Konar, William J. and Elaine F. Hall Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, presents, "Water Resources and Food Supply Chains."

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Knowledge Mobilization 101 for Water Researchers."

Thursday, September 23, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Bryan Brooks

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Bryan Brooks, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Institute of Biomedical Studies; Director, Environmental Health Science at Baylor University, presents, "What are the Priority Research Needs for Environmental Quality and Environmental Public Health Practice?"


Monday, May 31, 2021 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 18, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
Toronto skyline

Registration for the University of Waterloo's 2021 Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds Summer School is now open!

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 7:00 PM EDT

The Faculty of Science is proud to announce a new online lecture series that highlights the incredible new talent in our midst. The first lecture will be by Water Institute member and Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Andrea Brookfield.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM EDT
Perry Bellegarde

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating and unique impacts on First Nation communities, particularly with the loss of respected Elders and Knowledge Holders. These impacts have been experienced differently across jurisdictions within Canada and bring to light critical opportunities for learning and advocating for a wide diversity of First Nation families and communities.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Co-hosted with the forWater Network, and as part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Christophe Darnault, Associate Professor Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at Clemson University, and Adrian Collins, Hydrologist and Head of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences at Rothamsted Research North Wyke in the United Kingdom, will present "Water & Sustainable Agricultural Systems: Two examples of innovative source water protection strategies

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 11:00 AM to Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT
GWF ASM

Join the Global Water Futures community May 17-19 in a virtual setting where researchers and collaborators will share their latest scientific achievements and success stories, provide updates on end-user solutions, and support the actions needed to secure Canada’s water future.  

Keynote presentations from:

May 17, 11:00 a.m. ET
Elena Bennett, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Science at McGill University on

Friday, April 30, 2021 — 11:00 AM EDT
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)

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Write a policy briefing note."

Monday, March 22, 2021 — 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
World water day speakers

Join the Water Institute for a virtual event exploring what water means to different people, its true value, and how we can better protect this vital resource together. 

More information, including speaker profiles, can be seen on the World Water Day event website.

9:30-11:00 a.m. 
Exploring Our Relationship With Water

Water2Me Workshop

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Create engaging virtual presentations."

Monday, March 15, 2021 — 1:00 PM EDT

In this upcoming virtual event, the 10 Calls to Action to natural scientists to enable reconciliation in their work will be discussed. The authors have witnessed examples where natural scientists treat Indigenous communities with blatant disrespect or with ignorance of Indigenous rights.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
robert bailey

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesRobert Bailey, Professor in the Faculty of Science at Ontario Tech University, presents, "This year’s model – crafting better predictions in the reference condition approach to bioassessment of freshwater ecosystems."

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Write it up: Practical tips for communicating your research."

Thursday, February 11, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
karletta chief

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesKarletta Chief, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Arizona, presents, “Training STEM graduate students to work in Indigenous communities to co-solve food, energy and water security challenges."

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Intellectual Property 101 and Commercialization."

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