Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions have been received and the decision process has begun. See the new elements contest page for more details. On April 21, the top ten design were posted. On May 1, the final four design for each element will be announced. Online voting begins in May 2017. Check back and vote.
University of Waterloo Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project
We are inviting everyone with a connection to the University of Waterloo to design a square tile that showcases the University of Waterloo and includes the symbol Nd-60 for the university’s neodymium (atomic number 60) anniversary. We will create a mosaic of science and art for a public display on campus. The deadline is July 1, 2017. See the Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project webpage for more details.
- June 28, 2017
Last week, the University of Waterloo hosted the 67th annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) conference.
- Apr. 5, 2017
Juewen Liu will receive more than $100,000 over three years from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change for research initiatives that test pathogens and chemical contaminants in water.
- Mar. 27, 2017
Prof. Tadeusz Górecki has been named the winner of the 2017 GCxGC Lifetime Achievement Award.
Initiated in 2011, this annual award is given to an experienced scientist who has made significant contributions in promoting GCxGC instrumentation, method development, and applications.
- July 6 to Sep. 6, 2017
Calling all graduate student photographers. The Faculty of Science is holding its first Science Graduate Student Photo Contest! From field-work to social activities, we want your photo to describe what life is like in Waterloo Science. Submissions will be used to help promote grad studies and the different elements of student experience across the Faculty and will be displayed in public materials, such as our website and brochures. Please review the below details before entering.
- Sep. 5, 2017
"Surface modification of cellulose nanocrystal for advanced applications"
Location: EIT 2053
Supervisor: X. Wang
- Sep. 5, 2017
"Physicochemical properties of isolated biomolecule clusters"
Supervisor: D. Schipper