Launched last fall, OneWATER sent delegates to the United Nations in New York within its first few months of operating, where its members headlined a panel at the UN Water Conference. During the conference, OneWater announced its researchers will play a key role in the delivery of the Water Academy – a collaborative education program between York, several other academic institutions and UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research).
In March, York University celebrated One WATER, World Water Day in partnership with the Canadian Association on Water Quality’s 58th Annual Central Canada Water Quality Research Symposium.
In collaboration with the Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), One WATER’s World Water Day Celebration was an interdisciplinary event that integrated science, engineering and the arts, promoting knowledge exchange, relationship building and collaborative learning.
Researchers at the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University are working to develop innovative methods for the detection of microplastics in bodies of water. Recently, a group of researchers successfully designed and prototyped an affordable and simple device for the detection of microplastics.
A powerful new educational series on the climate crisis and sustainability. The president and vice-chancellor of York University, Rhonda Lenton and The York University associate professor of biology, Sapna Sharma, join Devo and Dawn to discuss the climate crisis and their new Microlecture Series at York University.
As intense heatwaves grip the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Portugal, at times exceeding temperatures 40C, as well as in parts of North America and Asia, lakes around the world are feeling the heat from climate change, which is creating a cascade of ecological and environmental issues.
A team of researchers from the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research and Lassonde School of Engineering have revamped their Safe Water Optimization Tool (SWOT) with multiple innovations that will help aid workers unlock potentially life-saving information from water-quality data regularly collected in humanitarian settings. Learn Moer.
Waterborne illness is one of the leading causes of infectious disease outbreaks in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) settlements, but a team led by York University has developed a new technique to keep drinking water safe using machine learning, and it could be a game changer. Learn Moer.
As intense heatwaves grip the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Portugal, at times exceeding temperatures 40C, as well as in parts of North America and Asia, lakes around the world are feeling the heat from climate change, which is creating a cascade of ecological and environmental issues. Learn Moer.
An internationally recognized leader in the development of novel green technologies, Professor Satinder Kaur Brar, Lassonde School of Engineering, is on a mission to add value to residues and remove toxic compounds from the environment that pose extreme hazards to ecological and human health. Learn More.
Co-hosted by CIFAL York and the Office of the Provost, in partnership with the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University’s World Water Day 2022 event will take place Tuesday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. via Zoom. Learn Moer.