News archive - April 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Collaborative Water Program graduate splashes into entrepreneurial scene

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith, a graduate of Waterloo's Collaborative Water Program, and her Velocity Science start-up PolyGone Technologies are developing products to tackle the bigger fish in the microplastics problem – microfibres.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Derek Armitage honoured for excellence in graduate supervision

Derek Armitage

Water Institute member and professor in Waterloo's Faculty of Environment, Derek Armitage, is this year's winner of the 2017-2018 Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Micropollutants, climate change, watershed models: Water Institute Seed Grants advance innovative interdisciplinary research

plant in water beaker

Four interdisciplinary teams led by University of Waterloo researchers are set to advance water research in creative, unconventional ways. New approaches to detect and manage micropollutants, techniques that predict the impacts of climate change on snow and lakes, and new modelling techniques will be explored through $69,000 in Water Institute seed grants.

Today, the Water Institute announced the winners of its most recent competition.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Fereidoun Rezanezhad represents Water Institute in meeting with China Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES)

Fereidoun Rezanezhad

Water Institute member Fereidoun Rezanezhad, assistant professor in Waterloo’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, attended a meeting in Beijing, China to discuss how to strengthen and develop collaborations in soil science environmental projects and technology between Water Institute members and the China Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES).

Monday, April 9, 2018

Water Institute member is evolving hydrological models for Canada's diverse landscapes

James Craig

For Water Institute member James Craig, surface water modelling started out as a side project.

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