Global Institute for Water Security
Water is life. And water security - both quality and quantity is one of the most critical issues facing our planet.
Women and Water Lecture Series
The Global Institute for Water Security, Global Water Futures - Young Professionals and Global Water Futures are delighted to host the Women and Water Lecture Series. Starting Dec. 7, the ongoing monthly lecture series will showcase water research, support young professionals and provide a space for dialogue and networking.
GIWS researchers awarded funding for projects to mitigate greenhouse gases in agriculture
The Global Institute for Water Security members, Colin Laroque, Colin Whitfield and Helen Baulch are receiving $1.6M from the Government of Canada for leading-edge projects to reduce environmental impacts in the agricultural sector.
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Best in Canada
The University of Saskatchewan has been named the top research institution in Canada and one of the top universities in the world in water resources. With the release of the 2017 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, we find ourselves among very best places to study, work and conduct research.
GIWS Launched 2011
Since the launch in March 2011 with a $30 million CERC grant to a remarkable $249.6 million research programme by June 2017, GIWS has been on an incredible journey and achieved exponential growth in stature.
Saskatchewan River Basin
The Saskatchewan River Basin represents a key research focus of GIWS and is a major water resource for three prairie provinces. It is recognized by the World Climate Research Program as a Regional Hydroclimate Project.