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Friday, February 27, 2015

Trevor Charles Receives SPARK Award

Trevor Charles, Water Institute member and Professor in Biology, has received a SPARK Award from the Ontario Genomics Institute. The award is accompanied by $30,000 in funding. Trevor's innovative project is titled, Methane to Bioplastics: Bacterial strains for production of high value bioplastics on methan feedstock.
 
Thursday, February 19, 2015

David Blowes Receives NSERC Synergy Innovation Award

David Blowes, Water Institute member and Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences, was recently awarded an NSERC Synergy Innovation Award. The NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation recognize partnerships in Research and Development between universities and industry.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

NSERC SPG Grant Recipients

Congratulations to four Water Institute members who were recipients of National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) 2014 Strategic Project Grant (SPG) Competition announced last week.
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Geography Student Among only 30 Selected to Attend the World Parks Congress Pre-Congress Workshop

​Sondra Eger, MES candidate in Geography and Environmental Management (Water) and the current Chair of SWIGS, attended the World Parks Congress as a World Commission of Protected Areas Young Professional. The once-per-decade Congress was held in Sydney, Australia this past November. 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Peter Huck Featured in Water Canada

Peter Huck, Water Institute member, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and NSERC Chair in Water Treatment, was featured in an article in the January/February issue of Water Canada, along with the Water Institute’s 2014 Distinguished Lecturer Peter Gleick, president and co-founder of the Pacific Institute.