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Other News

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


Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre Opens

Great Lakes Resotration Ecology Centre opens in LaSalle


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


GLIER students attend International Association for Great Lakes Research conference in Detroit, MI

GLIER students attend the IAGLR conference in Detroit, MI May 16-19, 2017


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


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


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


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.