Are you interested in challenging the ways in which we approach governance for water in Canada. I am recruiting new members for a team that will help me undertake a new five year project: Rethinking water governance: towards a new agenda for research and practice.
Dr. Nigel Watson from Lancaster University is the inaugural RBC Water Fellow. He is based at the University of Waterloo until December 22, and is being hosted by the Water Institute. His office is in the Department of Environment and Resource Studies (room 2039).
Nigel recently delivered a seminar on 'Understanding and Acting at Loweswater’. A video of his talk is available:
James Patterson is our new Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. James holds a PhD in Natural Resource Management from the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2014). His research is in support of our new Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) project Rethinking Water Governance.
The Water Policy and Governance Group at the University of Waterloo is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to help launch a new environmental governance project. This is a one year position, based in the Department of Environment and Resources Studies, Faculty of Environment. The preferred start date is September 2, 2014 (or as soon as possible thereafter). The salary is $50,000/year plus benefits in accordance with University of Waterloo employment policies.
At the 2014 Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) annual meeting in Hamilton, Ontario, WPGG member Alyssa Roth won the Student Award for best paper and presentation. Alyssa presented the findings of her masters research on the collaborative process for responding to low water conditions in Ontario.