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Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Water Institute brings AquaHacking to the Waterloo region

During World Water Day celebrations on March 22, the Water Institute and the de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation announced an exciting three-year partnership that will combine water expertise and technology to help mitigate the threats facing our Great Lakes.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

In the media — Water bottling is a sideshow: bigger issues need to be addressed

Rob de Loe near water

As Ontario reviews water-taking permit charges for bottled water companies like Nestlé, Water Institute member Rob de Loë urges us to think beyond the bottle.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Hug’s tree of life makes Altmetric’s top 100 articles of 2016

tree of life

A diagram representing Hug's "tree of life."

Biology professor Laura Hug’s A New View of the Tree of Life is ranked one of the most-discussed journal articles of 2016, according to Altmetric’s top 100 articles of 2016 list.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Environmentally responsible mining and hydrologic modelling get boost with NSERC and CRC grants

NSERC and CRC awards

Minister Chagger (far right) announces Waterloo grant winners, including Water Institute members David Blowes (second from right) and James R. Craig (third from right).

Water research was among several areas to receive substantial government support this past week from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canada Research Chairs (CRC) grants. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and member of parliament for Waterloo, revealed seven University of Waterloo award recipients — including Water Institute members David Blowes and James R. Craig — Friday during a special announcement in the University’s Science Teaching Complex.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Two Water Institute members elected to Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Two Water Institute members have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Members have reached a high level of achievement at an early stage of their careers. They represent the emerging generation of scholars and leaders in science and the arts in the country. Membership is for seven years.