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Updated: Jun 4, 2019

The Grand-Erie Study will be presented at the Environmental Studies Association of Canada conference as part of the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Congress is the largest gathering of Canadian academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners - about 8,000 per year - who strive to make Canada and the world a better place for all. The theme of the 88th Congress is 'Circles of Conversation':


Elaine's talk, titled A shared resource: Shared spaces, accessibility and collaboration in freshwater monitoring & management, will be presented in the Developments in (and histories of) eco-awareness and environmental knowledge B session on June 4, 2019, at the Environmental Studies Association of Canada conference. Then, on June 6, 2019, the Grand-Erie Study will be highlighted as an example in Elaine's panel discussion hosted by the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development. The panel is titled “Research as relationship”: Community engagement in research partnerships; Elaine's talk is titled Meaningful engagement and equity considerations in co-created research and action.


Outside this study, Elaine will be speaking to the related work on the Sustainable Development Goals as part of Women Deliver - the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. The panel, A Future fit for Girls & Women: Why the SDGs matter for gender equality, is hosted by Waterloo Global Science Initiative as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. More information on the free event is found here.


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This research is part of the nationwide Global Water Futures research initiative at University of Waterloo (Lake Futures group).  Global Water Futures is funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund in partnership with participating institutions.  The research is also supported by the University of Waterloo.
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