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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Canadian Water Network Seeks EoI for Scientific Director

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Water Network (CWN) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified persons to fulfill the role of Scientific Director. The Board will consider people with diverse backgrounds in water research in engineering and the health, natural and social sciences.
Friday, December 14, 2012

Golder Associates and ARCADIS Scholarship Recipients Selected

Nearly 25 outstanding applications from across four faculties were received for the two Golder Associates Graduate Scholarships and the ARCADIS Graduate Scholarship that were offered by the Water Institute. Each of these scholarships in water research is valued at $5,000. The highly competitive field yielded the following scholarship recipients: 

The 2013 Golder Associates Graduate Scholarships in Water 
Lillian Knopf, MSc candidate, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology 

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Janusz Pawliszyn announced as 2013 CIC Environmental Division R&D Award Recipient

Janusz Pawliszyn.
Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn, a Water Institute member in the Department of Chemistry, will be the 2013 recipient of the Chemical Institute of Canada's Environmental Division Research and Development Award. This award is given for distinguished contributions to research and /or development in the fields of environmental chemistry or environmental chemical engineering, while working in Canada. 
Monday, November 5, 2012

Great Lakes Futures Project begins second student recruitment phase - development of alternate scenarios

The Great Lakes Futures Project is begining the student recruitment period for phase two of the Great Lakes Futures Project, the development of alternate future scenarios. Graduate students from universities in the Great Lakes region are invited to apply in this competitive process to research and prepare synthesis papers from January to April 2013 on a specific scenario for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin. 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

CERC researchers to flood Beverly Swamp

Researchers in a swamp.
Researchers in the Ecohydrology Research Group, lead by CERC Chair in Ecohydrology Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen, will be flooding the Beverly Swamp this week as part of a large scale study.