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).
U of S engineering professor receives national recognition
Lee Barbour, an oil sands reclamation expert at the U of S and a professor in the Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).
U of S Awarded $800,000 from CFI to Help Address Saskatchewan River Basin Water Challenges
Institute researchers have received federal funding to provide infrastructure upgrades at sites within the Saskatchewan River Basin.
U of S researchers lead the way on climate change
GIWS will lead a new network of researchers focused on understanding and managing the effects of extreme climate on the Canadian prairies and in other cold western Canadian regions.
GIWS awarded NSERC funding
The Global Institute for Water Security is the recipient of NSERC funding to address climate issues in the cold region of Canada.
City optimistic about slow melting season
Dr. Cherie Westbrook speaks to Global Saskatoon about the possibility of a slow spring melt to ward off potential flooding.
New graduate course in water management starting January 2014
Offered by the Department of Geography and Planning, the course will cover several facets of water resource management.
GIWS celebrates two years
“The institute has a lot to celebrate,” said Howard Wheater, director of the GIWS and Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Water Security.
Co-operation key to solving water issues
"There's a need to bring people together to address these problems," says Wheater.
Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management of Water Resources
An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and harnessing technological advancements.
GIWS hosts lecture featuring UN water researcher
The Global Institute for Water Security recently hosted a lecture by United Nations water researcher Annukka Lipponen.
Nicholas Kinar is a PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan's Centre for Hydrology, with research work supported by the Global Institute for Water Security. He is featured in the January/February issue of Canadian Geographic.
GIWS’s Saskatchewan River Basin Study endorsed by the World Climate Research Programme
The project is one of ten regional GEWEX projects in the world and currently the only one of its kind in North America.
GIWS graduate student wins award at AGU
Congratulations are in order for PhD student Chris Marsh, winner of the Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.
GIWS seeks resident feedback on research project
In November, GIWS returned to communities in Alberta to discuss research findings from a series of workshops examining society's perception of water security in the Saskatchewan River Basin.
Rethinking the beaver
Cherie Westwood, a professor with the Centre for Hydrology and the Department of Geography and Planning, talks to Canadian Geographic about the beaver's vital role in Canadian wetlands.