PhD & MSc Student opportunities for Arctic research

Ecological Research in Arctic Freshwater Ecosystems
Motivated MSc/PhD students are sought to participate in novel Arctic research within a NSERC Strategic Project Grant, “Functional, Structural and Biodiversity Studies of Arctic Freshwater Watersheds: Validating Protocols for Monitoring and Cumulative Assessments”. Students will join a research team with scientists from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, University of Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Download the full announcement for Arctic Freshwater Graduate Research Opportunity @ CHARS

Canada’s Changing Arctic (September 21-22, 2017) University of Toronto Mississauga

The UTM Department of Geography, in collaboration with other departments, is hosting a two day event showcasing research related to Canada’s Arctic. The event features five excellent award-winning speakers (for more details) from across Canada (including Nunavut) coming to present.

Canada’s Changing Arctic:
Walking on Thin Ice
Public Lecture
7:00-8:30 PM, September 21
IB120, University of Toronto Mississauga
10:00 AM:00-6:00 PM, September 22
IB150, University of Toronto Mississauga
Both events are open to the public, faculty and students

Two Postdoctoral Positions in Subarctic Data Synthesis Northern Water Future consortium

The Northern Water Futures (NWF) consortium in collaboration with the Wilfrid Laurier University – Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Partnership ( invite applications for two Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Subarctic Data Synthesis. One will be located in Waterloo, Ontario and the other in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT).

For more information please download this document( NWF_PDF_Ad).

PhD Student Opportunity: Ecohydrological implications of subarctic landcover change

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Northern Water Futures project, as part of the recently announced Global Water Futures program (, is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for a PhD student position to investigate the effects of permafrost degradation on vegetation and water cycling in the Northwest Territories’ subarctic Canadian Shield.

For more information please download this document (NWF_PhD Opportunity).