The Women and Water Lecture Series, hosted by the Global Institute for Water Security, Global Water Futures - Young Professionals and Global Water Futures, will occur monthly from December to April. The series will showcase research, support young professionals and provide a space for dialogue and networking. Additionally, the series will explore water-related challenges, roles of women in water, gendered water-related impacts, women researchers in water, and challenges and opportunities facing female water researchers.
Snow and Ice
On April 26, on the Women and Water Lecture Series will host the fourth lecture of the series focusing on snow and ice.
The lecture will be held in the National Hydrology Research Centre - seminar room 1261 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Gwenn Flowers received degrees in physics (Colorado, 1994) and geophysics (UBC, 2000) prior to holding postdoctoral fellowships at UBC and the University of Iceland. She was appointed the Tier 2 Canada Researcher Chair in Glaciology in 2005 at Simon Fraser
Caroline Aubry-Wake received a bachelor in Earth System Sciences at McGill in 2014, and continued for an MSc in Earth Sciences, which she finished in 2016. Currently, she is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan. Her current research focuses on understanding the processes driving streamflow generation in glacierized headwater catchments and how these processes will change under future climates.
Planning on attending the upcoming Women and Water Lecture Series event?
|December 7, 2018||Launch Party||2-3:30 pm||Louis Loft, University of Saskatchewan|
|February 11, 2019||Climate Change and Society||2-3:30 pm||Convocation Hall, Unversity of Saskatchewan|
|March 1, 2019||Ecosystem Services||2-3:30 pm||National Hydrology Research Centre - Room 1261|
|March 29, 2019||Knowledge Mobilization||2-3:30 pm||National Hydrology Research Centre - Room 1261|
|April 26, 2019||Snow and Ice||2-3:30 pm||National Hydrology Research Centre - Room 1261|
Interested in participating as a lecturer or have questions?
Past Lecture Series
Featuring three discussions on women and water around the world. This event discussed water-related challenges in Canada and East Africa and how these affect women in particular.