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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Hug’s tree of life makes Altmetric’s top 100 articles of 2016

tree of life

A diagram representing Hug's "tree of life."

Biology professor Laura Hug’s A New View of the Tree of Life is ranked one of the most-discussed journal articles of 2016, according to Altmetric’s top 100 articles of 2016 list.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Top Chinese water universities visit campus to explore partnerships

wuhan university visit

Wuhan University delegates gather in the office of the Water Institute executive director.

Two top water universities in China visited the Waterloo campus this week to discuss potential academic and research partnerships with the University of Waterloo and the Water Institute.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Environmentally responsible mining and hydrologic modelling get boost with NSERC and CRC grants

NSERC and CRC awards

Minister Chagger (far right) announces Waterloo grant winners, including Water Institute members David Blowes (second from right) and James R. Craig (third from right).

Water research was among several areas to receive substantial government support this past week from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canada Research Chairs (CRC) grants. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and member of parliament for Waterloo, revealed seven University of Waterloo award recipients — including Water Institute members David Blowes and James R. Craig — Friday during a special announcement in the University’s Science Teaching Complex.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Water Institue hiring communications officer for temporary contract

We are hiring a communications officer for a 14-month contract. Work with a small, friendly, enthusiastic team!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Water Institute catalyzes research from across disciplines with seed grants

Inspiring interdisciplinary water research across disciplines, the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute has awarded a combined total of $75,000 to five research teams as a result of its fall term seed grants competition.