The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is the top water resources research institute in Canada and one of the most advanced hydrology research centres in the world. GIWS is dedicated to helping protect our precious freshwater resources needed for the world’s growing demand for sustainable food production, mitigating the risk of water-related disasters such as floods, droughts, and fires, predicting and forecasting extremes of global change through the use of advanced remote sensing and modelling techniques, and co-creating traditional knowledge with western science to empower Indigenous communities in protecting water health.
Women Plus Water Lecture Series
Leveraging Water for Peace
In honour of World Water Day (March 22), please join host Dr. Isabela Battistello Espindola and guests Commissioner Adriana Reséndez Maldonado and Dr. Zodwa Dlamini for a conversation on water diplomacy and management around the world.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
12:30-1:30 pm CST
World Water Day @ USask
Join us in celebrating World Water Day and the exceptional water-related research happening at the University of Saskatchewan and beyond! All are welcome to attend.
Students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career researchers are invited to submit posters - prizes will be awarded!
Friday, March 22
1:30-5:00 pm CST
Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan
Training & Programs
View water-related training and programs available at the University of Saskatchewan.Learn More
Women Plus Water
The Global Institute for Water Security supports Women Plus Water - an international community which increases the visibility of women in water and engages people through an annual lecture series, an expert list, and mentorship opportunities to learn about the gendered impacts of water research, management, and decision-making.Learn More
Global Water Futures
The Global Institute for Water Security helps lead the Global Water Futures program and the GWF Observatories network.Learn More