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Science of streams flourishes at Waterloo

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Renowned for its research in limnology, the University of Waterloo has served as an incubator for many scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. Limnology — stream ecology — looks at how stream ecosystems function, by examining the biology of organisms that live in streams and their relationships to each other, the stream environment, and the broader ecosystem. 

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New research chair will pave way to better, greener roads

The University of Waterloo and its Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology (CPATT) have officially launched the new $1.5 million endowed Norman W. McLeod Chair in Sustainable Pavement Engineering, which will focus on advanced pavement research, collaborative projects with industry, and graduate student teaching and supervision. Susan Tighe, a Waterloo civil and environmental engineering professor, has been announced as the chair holder.

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