Senator Galvez has held individual research contracts and grants totaling more than $20 million and she is the principal author of more than 80 peer-reviewed articles in journals and proceedings.

Summary of Major Research Projects

  • Lac Megantic event; emergency, contaminated site and Chaudière River contamination
  • Advanced Characterization of unconventional petroleums and their environmental fate
  • Environmental Impacts of the illumination of Jacques Cartier Bridge
  • Boating activities and its potential impacts on inland waters
  • Potential environmental impacts of the use of road melters and abrasives
  • Lands sustainability strategy and indicators in the North West Territories
  • Eco-processes development for the treatment of salted runoff for Vinci Highways in France
  • Knowledge Network on Mining Encounters and Indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods (MinEral Network)
  • Environmental Applications of high purity dolomite (e.g. acid mine drainage neutralisation, phosphate precipitation methods)
  • Cumulative impact assessment for Site C Dam, a BC hydroelectric project – requested by the government of NWT
  • Leader of an Academic Mobility program funded by Canada and Europe (including Ireland, Scotland and Italy)
  • Waste-recycling research center in Cairo, Egypt
  • Use of decision aid methods in civil engineering projects
  • Method of restoration for eutrophic lakes (enhanced coagulation, active capping)

CTV News

Lac-Megantic to mark seventh anniversary of 2013 rail disaster with memorial site


CBC News

Site C set to 'move a river' to build mega dam in northern B.C.



Water and Environment Studies

Université Laval


Dr. Rosa Galvez on ResearchGate