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Invasive Golden Star tunicateInvasion Biology
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Bacterium feeding on arsenicBiogeochemistry
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Faculty at Work

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


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


GLIER Researchers collaborate with Bishop Water Technologies to tackle wastewater treatment issues.

GLIER Researchers collaborate with Bishop Water Technologies to tackle the problem of wastewater treatment


DNA sequencing for water monitoring gets half million in NSERC support

DNA sequencing for water monitoring gets half million in NSERC support


Alice Grgicak-Mannion & Courtney Spencer of GLIER, Geospatial lab develop neighbourhood needs maps in the Windsor-Essex region.

Alice Grgicak-Mannion & Courtney Spencer of GLIER, Geospatial lab developed neighbourhood needs maps in the Windsor-Essex region.


Breaking News: HEALTHY GREAT LAKES!!! Canada First Research Excellence Fund Update.

GLIER in collaboration with Canadian partners has passed the letter of intent stage for the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).