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Mike McKay in lab at Great Lakes Institute for Environmental ResearchMike McKay, executive director of UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, has received another $540,000 in funding for his research program that uses samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks. The funding is part of a $12 million investment by the province to support and expand the network of researchers analyzing wastewater across Ontario.

Provincial funding boosts research tracking COVID-19 through sewage

A UWindsor research team received $540,000 to test samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19.

Joy Kobti reaching under shelf in labScience Society president Joy Kobti worked with professor John Trant studying selective acetate deprotection in carbohydrate chemistry.

Science recognizes student engagement beyond the classroom

The Faculty of Science has recognized more than 100 students as LEAD Medallion Scholars.

Daniel Heath, an integrated biologist at UWindsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, is heading a project to ensure the sustainability of freshwater fish stocks for generations to come.Daniel Heath, an integrated biologist at UWindsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, is heading a project to ensure the sustainability of freshwater fish stocks for generations to come.

Freshwater fish research receives $9.1 million in funding

A UWindsor research project that will help ensure the sustainability of freshwater fish stocks in Canada for generations to come has received $9.1 million in funding.

Daniel Heath, an integrated biology professor at UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, is heading a genome project that involves Canadian researchers from coast to coast.

Dane FaderEnvironmental studies major Dane Fader is the founder of GreenerBins Composting, which aims to convert food waste into natural fertilizer.

Start-up company aims to tap potential in waste

Environmental studies major Dane Fader is the founder of GreenerBins Composting, which aims to convert food waste into natural fertilizer.

UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.

Research community celebrates launch of Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network

Researchers will monitor the Great Lakes with a network of real-time sensors, autonomous sub-surface vehicles, and independent instruments.

MBA student Connor Paterson worked with his team on building a green greenhouse made almost entirely of recyclable plastic water bottles, Monday, June 22.MBA student Connor Paterson worked with his team on building a green greenhouse made almost entirely of recyclable plastic water bottles, Monday, June 22.

Green greenhouse project helps MBA students make a difference

MBA students build a greenhouse made almost entirely of recyclable plastic water bottles with the aim of spreading awareness about the state of the natural environment.