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Mike McKay says Erie Hack provides shared solutions to shared problemsMike McKay says Erie Hack provides shared solutions to shared problems

Erie Hack competition looks to address the lake's most pressing problems

Erie Hack, a data and engineering competition designed to generate innovative technology solutions for some of Lake Erie’s most pressing problems, is now open for registration.

Since its inception in 2017, the program has leveraged the expertise of researchers, designers, engineers, developers, and creative individuals across the region to activate, cultivate, and accelerate solutions to the health of the lake.

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.

Mike McKay working in labMike McKay, executive director of the Great Lake Institute for Environmental Research, is leading a research team using sewage as an early warning system to determine trends in COVID-19 infection rates.

UWindsor COVID research gets $300,000 funding boost

Mike McKay is leading a research team using sewage as an early warning system to determine trends in COVID-19 infection rates.