News Update July 28, 2014
The following items were listed in our July 28 GIWS This Week e-newsletter and feature our member accomplishments, activities and news.
News Update July 21, 2014
The following items were listed in our July 21 GIWS This Week e-newsletter and feature our member accomplishments, activities and news.
News Update July 14, 2014
The following items were listed in our July 14 GIWS This Week e-newsletter and feature our member accomplishments, activities and news.
News Update July 7, 2014
The following items were listed in our July 7 GIWS This Week e-newsletter and feature our member accomplishments, activities and news.
Re-establishing wetlands may decrease flood damage
According to a report released by GIWS members through the Centre for Hydrology, saving wetlands may help a lot more than just ducks - it may save infrastructure and communities from the ravages of floods.
Spring 2014 member awards and accolades
GIWS members have been on the receiving end of many awards lately. Here's a listing of recent scholarships and awards won by our members and student members.
In February 2014, GIWS and the U of S Department of Drama took research results to the stage with an interactive play, Downstream. Now, researchers are hoping to develop a blueprint that could be used to mobilize research knowledge for a variety of disciplines.
Research spotlight on Tobacco Creek
This story on Tobacco Creek was featured in the Spring 2014 edition of our newsletter Water News.
Howard Wheater featured in environmental e-magazine
GIWS executive director was recently featured as an expert on water issues in the SUEZ environnement e-magazine.
GIWS releases groundwater and hydrogeology research report
A report by the Global Institute for Water Security presents the first comprehensive survey of the state of groundwater and hydrogeological research in Saskatchewan and outlines the steps required to develop and protect this resource.
The drama of water research
The play Downstream communicates water research results in a new and entertaining way. The performance, put on by GIWS, SENS and the Department of Drama, toured through Saskatchewan and Alberta Feb 18 - 24, 2014.
GIWS Progress Report 2011 - 2013 now available
The Global Institute for Water Security's Progress Report covers the period from our launch in March 2011 to December 2013. It discusses our research programs in-depth and highlights our member achievements to-date.
Fedoruk Centre awards $460K to GIWS researchers
Three University of Saskatchewan researchers received $460,000 from the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation.
World-renowned U of S toxicologist receives national honour
Giesy will receive the Royal Society of Canada's Miroslaw Romanowski Medal, one of Canada's top honours for environmental scientists.
John Pomeroy to be featured on Discovery Channel program
John Pomeroy, Canadian Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and director of the University of Saskatchewan's Centre for Hydrology, will be featured in the August 26th episode of Discovery Channel's Daily Planet.
Pomeroy named a fellow of the American Geophysical Union
University of Saskatchewan Hydrologist and Canada Research Chair (CRC) John Pomeroy has been named a fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).