Opportunities : Canadian Water Network

By: Canadian Water Network  09-12-2011
Keywords: Water Management, Ecological Integrity, Water Network,

The Canadian Water Network is your source for opportunities in the water sector — new research grant competitions, partnership and consortia development, student scholarships and exchange programs, career opportunities, contracts, internship placements, and more.

Master’s opportunity
Developing nutrient criteria to protect the ecological integrity of Lower Great Lakes Tributaries in southern Ontario, Canada
A motivated MSc student is being sought for a unique opportunity in the Department of Geography at the University of Western Ontario to conduct research as part of a joint initiative with Environment Canada to develop nutrient criteria [..]

CWN is looking for partners from water policy and management organizations to become involved and co-invest in research projects. Our partner-to-research matching forum will be open between Nov. 1 and 14.

Apply by Friday, September 9, 2011
The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada — a young and rapidly evolving organization — is looking for its first coordinator, an individual who will have the chance to shape the future of a new network committed to strengthening the level, innovation and community reach of financial and [..]

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia, in partnership with the BC CDC Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, is seeking a postdoctoral scientist with experience in microbial genomics or bioinformatics.
The successful applicant will perform metagenomics on environmental water samples to identify novel indicators for water quality and microbial [..]

Do you have an idea for an innovative environmental project? Do you know someone who already has an environmental project and requires funding to keep it going? If so, CEC would like to hear from you.
The Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has established a new grant program, known as the North American [..]

Application deadline: September 1, 2011
The challenge
The Water Management Group at the University of Twente carries out multidisciplinary research and provides education in water systems and management. The aim is to increase our understanding of the natural processes in water systems and the socio-economic processes that affect these systems, and to develop tools that can be used [..]

Internship available at CWN through Environment Canada’s Science Horizons Youth Internship Program
Apply by Monday, July 25 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Socio-Hydrology: Defining Water Security in the Saskatchewan River Basin
Position
A postdoctoral fellowship is available immediately for a highly motivated and organized individual interested in the consideration contemporary water security issues by physical and biological sciences with social science perspectives, including governance, institutions, human behaviours, perceptions and public policy.
With financial support from the University of [..]

The Water Environment Research Foundation — WERF — through the Endowment for Innovation in Applied Water Quality Research, is offering $100,000 to encourage researchers working in wastewater, water reuse, biosolids, stormwater, watersheds, and other areas to pursue groundbreaking research.
As one of the largest awards in the water quality industry, the Paul L. [..]

The Walkerton Clean Water Centre is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to the implementation of its research plan. At its discretion, WCWC may consider research proposals that are within the scope of its mandate and will benefit the Ontario water sector. In addition, there may be opportunities to contribute to hands-on training for water [..]

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