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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Water Institute funding quenches thirst for interdisciplinary research

Global water issues are becoming increasingly complex and often require a collaborative approach across a breadth of disciplines. To stimulate interdisciplinary water research, on Monday, May 9 the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute announced it had awarded six teams a combined total of $112,000 during its most recent winter Seed Grants Program application round.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Waterloo Water Expert talks to CBC News about Grand River spill

water institute members in the media

A black petroleum-like substance on the Grand River appeared this week, indicating heavy oil. 

Professor Mark Servos from the Department of Biology was interviewed by Melanie Ferrier from CBC News about the social and ecological implications of the spill.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Water Institute appoints Amy Geddes as new communications officer

Amy Geddes

The Water Institute is delighted to announce that Amy Geddes has joined the Institute as its inaugural Communications Officer. Amy’s appointment is effective May 2, 2016. Since 2012, Amy has served as Marketing and Undergraduate Recruitment Specialist for the Faculty of Science.