News for Current students

Monday, May 30, 2022

The 2022 climate change and water security summer school kicks off!

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Earlier today, the Water Institute and the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change welcomed over 60 students to the 2022 offering of the three-week virtual summer school, “Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds: An I

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Water security and climate change summer school now open for registration

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Climate change poses significant and increasing risks to water security in urban settings. Addressing this complex challenge requires collaboration and the incorporation of expertise across various disciplines.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The Water Institute and BlackBerry announce partnership

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New Innovation Research Challenge Seeks Proposals for Novel Applications of BlackBerry Technologies to Advance Progress Against UN Sustainable Development Goals

WATERLOO, ONTARIO – January 6, 2022 – Building on a partnership spanning over three decades, BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute, one of the world’s top water research institutes, today launched a first-of-its-kind innovation research challenge for professors and students.

The Water Innovation Challenge invites new applications of BlackBerry technologies to address water-related challenges, including the cybersecurity of water systems, water emergencies, and Internet of Things (IoT) water management solutions.  

Monday, November 29, 2021

WI member named CIG 2021 Geomatica Award winner

Water Institute member Jonathan Li, Professor of geospatial data science and remote sensing in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management and cross-appointed to the Department of Systems Design Engineering was selected as the 2021 winner of the Geomatica Award granted by the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG).

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

2021 WaterLeadership series open for registration

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WaterLeadership is a professional development program offered by the Water Institute that helps students and faculty develop applied research impact skills to catalyze knowledge into action.

Curated, developed, and presented by our Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Nancy Goucher, the training sessions cover a range of topics related to Knowledge Mobilization and leadership development. 

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