Friday, March 24, 2023

Prof. Scott Taylor wins the Bernard Belleau Award for contributions to medicinal chemistry

Scott Taylor

Dr. Scott Taylor has been awarded the Bernard Belleau Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada for his numerous and important contributions to medicinal chemistry. Taylor is a world leader in the study of an important class of antibacterial drugs known as the calcium-dependent lipopeptide antibiotics (CDAs).

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Distance between water molecules key for future quantum devices

Grayscale of water molecules.

Water has many unique properties. An interdisciplinary team of Waterloo scientists has discovered a one-dimensional chain of water molecules could produce a quantum phase transition. This breakthrough is a key development for future water-based quantum devices.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Dean of Science writes three-part series in support of basic research

Liquid crystal.


Monday, January 16, 2023

Fall 2022 Teaching Assistant Excellence Awards

We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Fall 2022 Undergraduate/Graduate TA Award winners. Through these challenging times the very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals has had considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs. 

Friday, December 16, 2022

Janusz Pawliszyn receives the Chemical Institute of Canada's highest honour

Janusz Pawliszyn

Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn received the Chemical Institute of Canada Medal for his outstanding contribution to the science of chemistry in Canada. Sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Chemistry, the CIC Medal is their top award.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Pavle Radovanovic awarded the 2023 Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry

Pavle Radovanovic

Dr. Pavle Radovanovic won the 2023 Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry from the national Canadian Society for Chemistry. The award acknowledges his outstanding contribution to materials chemistry.

Friday, November 18, 2022

New exotic two-dimensional magnet may hold promise for quantum computing

Adam Wei Tsen

By Kelsey Stoddart, Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Two Waterloo chemists among top 1% of highly cited researchers in 2022

Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers 2022

Two Waterloo chemists are in the top 1% of citations for their field of study and publication based on Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers™ 2022 list.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Shirley Tang named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Top 100 Canada's Most Powerful Women 2022 Top 100 Award Winners.

Nanochemist Shirley Tang has been named among the top 100 most powerful women in Canada for her research impact and empowering women in STEM. The annual rankings were released today by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Avery To wins best poster award at QOMSBOC 2022

Avery To and his award-winning poster "Simple diaryliodonium salt catalysis, right?"

Avery Joseph To, a doctoral student with Prof. Graham Murphy, was awarded a best poster recognition at the annual Quebec-Ontario Mini-Symposium for Synthetic and Bioorganic Chemistry (QOMSBOC), hosted by McMaster University on October 14-16th, 2022.

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