GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships Announced

GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships Announced

Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), University of Saskatchewan announced at least 10 awards valued each at $45,000 per year (up to 3 years) for Canadian and international students entering graduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Global Water Futures announces $16.2M funding for 11 projects across Canada

Global Water Futures announces $16.2M funding for 11 projects across Canada

The University of Saskatchewan-led Global Water Futures (GWF) program has funded 11 initial research projects across Canada totaling nearly $16.2 million over the next three years to tackle some of Canada’s most pressing water-related challenges.

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Wheater receives U of S Distinguished Researcher Award

Wheater receives U of S Distinguished Researcher Award

Howard Wheater has been awarded the University of Saskatchewan’s highest honour for research, the Distinguished Researcher Award, during a convocation ceremony June 8.

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Pomeroy awarded John Tuzo Wilson Medal for outstanding contributions to geophysical sciences

Pomeroy awarded John Tuzo Wilson Medal for outstanding contributions to geophysical sciences

John Pomeroy becomes the third researcher from the University of Saskatchewan to receive the Canadian Geophysical Union's greatest honour.

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New research centre opens in Canmore

New research centre opens in Canmore

The Global Institute for Water Security opens its Global Water Futures lab studying climate extremes and mountain hydrology.

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Media Advisory: U of S Coldwater Laboratory opens in Canmore

Media Advisory: U of S Coldwater Laboratory opens in Canmore

CANMORE, AB – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is hosting the grand opening of its new Coldwater Laboratory in Canmore as part of its Global Water Futures program which aims to provide solutions to water-related challenges in an era of increasing climate uncertainty and extreme events.

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Grand Opening GWF Coldwater Laboratory

Grand Opening GWF Coldwater Laboratory

Please join us on May 4 & 5 in Canmore, AB to celebrate the opening of the new GWF research facility.

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Canmore research laboratory to contribute to Global Water Futures program

Canmore research laboratory to contribute to Global Water Futures program

New Coldwater Laboratory to expand accommodate twenty scientists

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Global Water Futures discusses risks of rebuilding Fort McMurray

Global Water Futures discusses risks of rebuilding Fort McMurray

The Associate Program Director of Global Water Futures is criticizing a decision to allow people who lost their homes during the fire in Fort McMurray, Alta., to rebuild on a known flood plain

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Global Water Futures featured at environmental conference

Global Water Futures featured at environmental conference

John Pomeroy, The Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, was featured alongside several other panelists at Under the Western Skies, a biennial conference on the environment

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Global Water Futures media review

Global Water Futures media review

The Sept. 6 announcement of $77.8M in funding for the Global Water Futures project — the largest university-led water research program ever funded worldwide and the most sizeable award ever granted to the U of S — has been met with enthusiastic coverage from both local and national media. A complete breakdown of articles published since the announcement can be found below, and will be updated as more become available.

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At-a-Glance – Global Water Futures

At-a-Glance – Global Water Futures

GWF will address the strategic needs of Canada’s water dependent economy in adapting to change and managing the risks of uncertain water futures and extreme events.

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