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Alumni

Dr. Kyle Wellband receives the Governor General Gold Medal

GLIER PhD graduate Dr. Kyle Wellband receives a top academic achievement


University of Windsor studies Beach Testing, Enlists Citizen Scientists

The Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research Enlists Citizen Scientists in Beaches Research Study


Citizen Scientists Wanted for Water Quality Testing at Area Beaches

Citizen Scientists are wanted to participate in a Water Quality Research project at GLIER


7th Annual Detroit River Evening

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  • Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:30pm
Windsor Yacht Club
Detroit River Evening event will take place June 21, 2017 at 6:30

Official Grand Opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre

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  • Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:00pm
Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre
The Freshwater Restoration Centre, on the Detroit River in LaSalle, will hold it's Official Grand Opening on May 24, 2017

GLIER 2017-2018 Scholarship AWARD Winners

Congratulations to the GLIER graduate students who were awarded 2017-2018 NSERC and OGS Scholarships


2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium Winning Talks

GLIER 2017 Colloquium best talks and American Society of Microbiology (ASM) best talk


Public Meeting showcases results of Beach Water Quality research

A public meeting about the findings of the Beach Water Quality research was held at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on April 5.


Dr. Ken Drouillard discusses whether fish consumption advisories should include chemical mixtures on NPR Michigan Radio

Dr. Ken Drouillard discusses whether chemical combinations should be considered when Fish Consumption Advisories are issued on NPR Michigan Radio


Dr. Daniel Heath discusses research into Beach Water Quality on CBC Radio

Dr. Daniel Heath discusses the results of Beach Water Quality research on CBC Radio