IIES welcomes newest member, Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED), Vietnam National University

The MoU, signed in October 2021, between IIES and ICED (Vietnam National University) aims to facilitate cooperation in the academic and research missions of IIES’s members in the areas of related circular economy studies, which contributes to the development of science, technology, and innovation between Vietnam and Canada. About the Institute for Circular Economy Development…read more

IIES Receives Award for International Cooperation

The International Institute for Environmental Science (IIES) is honoured to have been awarded the Jiangsu Province International Science and Technology Cooperation Award in China. The award has been made to our director Dr. Douglas Evans, on behalf of the IIES. The award is the highest honour given to an international recipient in China’s Jiangsu Province….read more

Professor Huy Dang (Trent University) receives notable award from the Vietnamese Government

The IIES congratulates Professor Huy Dang from Trent University, who was awarded the Golden Globe in Science and Technology for early-career scientists from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam.  Every year the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology honours ten early-career scientists with awards in Medicine, Biology, Information Technology, Environment, and Material Science….read more

Professor Edward Bouwer, chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, dies at 63.

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ed Bouwer last month and wish to express our condolences to the Bouwer family and Johns Hopkins University faculty and students. Ed Bouwer was a professor at Johns Hopkins University for over thirty years and was chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering…read more

SJTU School of Environmental Science and Engineering Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

November 16, 2019, Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) celebrated the 20th anniversary of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (SESE). The ceremony had over 200 guests and included speeches from government members, alumni, and prominent Chinese academicians. IIES Board member Professor Yong Geng is the School’s Dean. IIES Director, Professor Emeritus Douglas Evans attended the…read more

SEOUL 2019 | 5th Annual IIES Science & Policy Workshop and Graduate Student Forum

November 11-14, 2019 Korea University hosted this year’s Graduate Student Forum and 5th Annual Science and Policy Workshop in beautiful Seoul, South Korea. Over 75 Students and faculty from nine IIES member institutions gathered to share their research and discuss topics in Environmental Science. Our plenary speakers this year were, Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (University College…read more

Launch of new IIES facilities at Nanjing University

Nanjing University recently completed work on the new IIES facilities at the NJU School of the Environment building. The University celebrated the opening with a reception and tour of the facilities on June 25. IIES Director, Douglas Evans attended the event, along with representatives from five IIES Chinese member universities, representatives from the University of…read more

IIES NEWS issue 01

Introducing IIES NEWS a quarterly newsletter showcasing IIES events and opportunities for member faculty and students. To view the complete first issue, download the PDF Oct 2018 | IIES News | Issue 01 Promoting truly international collaboration in environmental science, engineering and policy

2nd IIES Graduate Students Forum (Asia)

2nd IIES Graduate Students Forum (Asia): Catching Up with Peers on Environmental Research & Graduate Student Life Pictures and text By Verena Sesin (PhD, Trent University) Following the success of the 1st IIES Graduate Students Forum Asia last fall, this year’s 2nd Annual forum was again hosted on the beautiful campus of Hong Kong University…read more

International Post-Doctoral Support Program

IIES supports new cooperation between post-doctoral fellows and partner universities. Participating univeristies include: Nanjing Univeristy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Johns Hopkins University, Trent University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

IIES Signs Membership Agreement with Institute of Geochemistry

Dr. Douglas Evans (centre), Director of the IIES and Prof. FENG Xinbin (right), Deputy Director of the Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGCAS) sign the official membership agreement between the two institutes. Prof. Huan Zhong from Nanjing University (left) was also in attendance.