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Pipetting samples into DNA sequencerEvolution
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Processing samples in organics labTrophic Ecology
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Geochemical reactions in small pool seen by green and brown coloursGeochemistry
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Invasive Golden Star tunicateInvasion Biology
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Faculty at Work

University of Windsor studies Beach Testing, Enlists Citizen Scientists

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


Canada-China Water Science Workshop

Canada-China workshop on Water Science held at the University of Windsor/GLIER the week of Aug. 14, 2017


Citizen Scientists Wanted for Water Quality Testing at Area Beaches

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


Microplastics in the Great Lakes

CTV news interview with Dr. Ken Drouillard, GLIER, and Windsor West MP Brian Masse regarding microplastics in the Great Lakes


GLIER/Biology Professor Dr. Trevor Pitcher called into action to rescue a Lake Sturgeon

Dr. Trevor Pitcher rescues a Lake Sturgeon from a water intake pipe


Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre Opens

Great Lakes Resotration Ecology Centre opens in LaSalle


Dr. Trevor Pitcher appointed acting Executive Director of GLIER

Dr. Trevor Pitcher becomes acting Executive Director of GLIER starting July 1, 2017


GLIER Professor Dr. Hugh MacIsaac among Researchers Worldwide Exploring Issues in Invasive Species Research

Dr. Hugh MacIsaac collaborates with researchers from around the world to determine the most important issues in invasive species research


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