News archive - March 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Reflections on the Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program

goHelp members and Elizabeth Dodswell

The below was written by Queen Elizabeth Scholar, Roxanne Springer

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A conversation with Prof. Swatuk about water, governance, and the SDGs at UWaterloo

A conversation with Prof. Swatuk about water, governance, and the SDGs at UWaterloo

February 13, 2019

Interview conducted by co-President of SAID, Zack Ahmed Attended and transcribed by Marketing & Communications Director of SAID, Carissa Muller


SAID: What are the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and how did they come to be?

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tackling climate change with the next generation of water leaders

Climate Change and you posters

2018 Climate Change and You submissions

Growing up Mark Ranjram, PhD candidate in Waterloo’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department, felt the way many young children today feel when it comes to global issues: There isn’t anything I can do to help solve these problems. Too many children believe they don’t have a voice or a seat at the table when it comes to tackling global challenges such as climate change. This is something Mark is trying to change through his community-outreach initiative Climate Change and You.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

QES-AS scholar shares her experience at COP24

Sajida Awan

Story written by QES-AS scholar, Sajida Awan

Friday, March 1, 2019

Home insurance buyers lack access to public flood data

calculator, graph, pen

Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. 

A recent study from the University of Waterloo found flood mapping information in Canada was inadequate, incomplete, hard to locate and varied widely from province-to-province.

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