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Laurier Institute for Water Science

The Laurier Institute for Water Science (LIWS) is a multidisciplinary, collaborative undertaking among research faculty in the Faculty of Arts, the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics and the Faculty of Science. The focus of the institute is on research in three interconnected water-related disciplines:

  • Hydrological Sciences: This includes physical, chemical, biogeochemical aspects of hydrology, climatology and hydrogeology.
  • Ecology and Biogeochemical Sciences: This includes toxicology, geochemistry, terrestrial and aquatic ecology.
  • Public Policy and Management: Issues related to this discipline include policy, economic, governance and legal aspects of water across Canada and internationally.

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Co-director Derek Gray


Co-director Michael Wilkie