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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
April 24, 2014
Canadian Excellence

The Laurier Institute for Water Science (IWS) is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative undertaking among research faculty in the Faculty of Arts, the School of Business and Economics, and the Faculty of Science. 

The focus of the institute is on research in three interconnected water-related disciplines:

  • Hydrological Sciences,
  • Ecology & Biogeochemistry,
  • Public Policy and Management.


World Water Day 2014 

Details here - and for access to the UW host website where you can submit your poster title or photo for the contest click here.

World Water Day Graduate Research Fair, March 21st 2014

Join us for a day-long celebration of World Water Day, highlighting university water research and raising awareness of local and global water issues. The event will highlight the breadth and depth of water research here in Waterloo, and also act as a meeting place for water researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders.

  • An afternoon of poster presentations ($150 PRIZES for each of 5 categories: Water Treatment & Technology, Hydrological and Atmospheric Science, Water Policy & Governance, Ecology and Ecotoxicology, and Cold Regions Research)
  • Talks on water science, technology, and policy
  • Keynote presentations from respected water researchers
  • Booths from local community, government, and business
  • Water sector networking and job opportunities
  • Buffet Lunch

The event will be co-hosted by the Water Institute,SWIGS, Wilfrid Laurier's Institute for Water Science, and WLU's Cold Regions Research Centre.

Water InstituteSWIGSWLU Institute for Water ScienceCold Regions Research Centre

Walk the Frog: Breaking our paralysis on climate change

Tom Rand, a senior cleantech advisor at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, will deliver a talk, titled “Waking the Frog: Breaking our Paralysis on Climate Change,” on March 6 at Wilfrid Laurier University. The lecture begins at 6 p.m. in the Senate and Board Chamber on Laurier’s Waterloo campus.