News archive - 2022

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

New map shows where fracking-induced earthquakes could hit in Canada

Scientists from the University of Waterloo have developed a map showing which regions and population centres of Western Canada are likely to experience earthquakes induced by underground energy extraction.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

European Commission features Water Institute member research

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A recent study by Water Institute member Margaret Insley, professor, Department of Economics, and Waterloo alumna Sara Aghakazemjourabbaf, has been featured in “Science for Environment Policy” by the European Commission, a publication designed to help policymakers stay up to date with the latest environmental research findings needed to develop effective policies.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Using compost instead of nitrogen as fertilizer in Canada can slow global warming

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A University of Waterloo press release

A new study led from the University of Waterloo discovered greenhouse gas production is significantly less when biobased residues like compost replaces widely used nitrogen fertilizer during spring freeze-thaw events in cold temperate regions.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Professor Anita Layton named Canadian Mathematical Society Fellow

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This article originally published by the Daily Bulletin.

Water Institute member and Mathematics professor Anita Layton is among the six newest members of the Canadian Mathematical Society Fellows.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Water Institute member's image of droplets in running for national award

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This article was originally published on the Faculty of Engineering's news site.

A Water Institute member is in the running in a national contest designed to showcase striking images captured by researchers.

Zhao Pan, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, is co-creator of one of 20 images in the finals of the 2022 edition of Science Exposed, a contest organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

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