News archive - April 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Water Institute partners with EU H2020 PRORISK Environmental Risk Assessment Network

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The Water Institute is pleased to announce that it is an official partner in a new project which has received funding for five years. The European Union’s PRORISK project to train professionals in integrated environmental risk assessment, linked to ecosystems and ecosystem services, received funding for the coming five years and had its virtual kick-off meeting this April.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Water Institute seed grant recipients announced

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The Water Institute is pleased to announce that four research teams have been awarded funding in its Spring 2020 seed grant competition. The Water Institute’s seed grant program was initiated in 2014 to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration, international partnerships, and to encourage the development of research proposals that tackle increasingly complex global water issues.

This year’s seed grant projects include a diverse selection of inspiring and exciting initiatives:

Initiating the Canadian Tree-Talker Network

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

New online water economics seminar series launched

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The editors of two leading international water economics journals, Water Resources and Economics and Water Economics and Policy, have joined forces to launch a new online seminar series named SWELL.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Grand Expressions self-guided tour

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Grand Expressions is a remarkable collection of artwork by young Indigenous artists contributing to water research in the Grand River Watershed. In the exhibit, the youth – aged 10 to 26 – highlight water-related issues important to them and share traditional teachings using visual and written storytelling.

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