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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Green Growth: Priceless environmental services of wetlands are key to a green, economic future

Wetland landscape, including trees growing from shallow water, and green plants along the edge of the wetland

A scrappy swamp dotted with reeds, mosses, insects and frogs might not look like anything of value, but to Professor Rebecca Rooney, these ecosystems are priceless.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Mark Servos awarded $314K in infrastructure funding for COVID research

Mark Servos

Professor Mark Servos from the department of biology and Professor Emeritus Gary Dmitrienko from the department of chemistry have been awarded research infrastructure grants to support their COVID-19 research.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Waterloo ranked among top ten biology programs in Canada

Waterloo Biology is one of the top ten biology programs in Canada for 2021, according to the influential annual Maclean’s magazine ranking program.

In results released last week, Waterloo’s Biology program was placed 10th for 2021, rising in the rankings from 13th in 2020 and 15th in 2019.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Q and A with the experts: Scientific literacy and COVID-19

Jozef Nissimov

This week, universities, libraries, science centres and schools across Canada have been celebrating Science Literacy Week, with the goal of improving our collective understanding of science.