MSU Center for Water Sciences


MSU Center for Water Sciences


What is CWS?


The Center for Water Sciences (CWS) seeks to advance water science and education at MSU. CWS began as an MSU REF center funded from 2005-2013 and continues as a network of MSU faculty. CWS members explore linkages between human and natural aquatic systems.


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Project Highlight

Water Seminar featuring Dr. Joseph Hamm

Please join us on Feb. 24 at 3:30 for a seminar featuring one of our new Global Water Initiative hires, Dr. Joseph Hamm. Come learn about Joe's work and welcome him to the MSU water community!


Updated Water RFPs for 2015

Looking for research funding? We've updated the external RFP page with new grant opportunities.

CWS Resources for Proposals page

Looking for info on how to write a data management plan? Need to figure out salary for a post-doc? CWS has put together resources and tips to help faculty prepare their grant proposals.

MSU Global Water Initiative

MSU has hired 21 new water faculty. To learn more, check out!

Online guidance for qPCR

Interested in using qPCR for assessing recreational water quality? Check out our online guidance on using the new EPA method.




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