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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ontario government awards $2 million for early career researchers and infrastructure

Fifteen University of Waterloo researchers will receive $2 million from the provincial government to advance Ontario’s knowledge-based economy.

Mike Harris, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, and Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, announced 11 Early Researcher Awards (ERA) and four Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards today. The announcement is part of a larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge.

Two faculty members from the Department of Chemistry received funding at today's announcement:

Friday, August 23, 2019

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 TA Award winners

We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Spring 2019 TA Award winners The very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals have considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Graduating Chemistry students celebrated with awards

Two Chemistry graduate students received special awards today as part of the Faculty of Science's Convocation ceremonies.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A tribute to Dr. Carey Bissonnette

Carey Bissonnette

The faculty, staff and students of the Department of Chemistry are mourning a great loss, that of our dear friend and devoted colleague, Dr. Carey Bissonnette.  

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 GWC2 student award winners

The GWC2 Awards Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the following awards:

Monday, May 6, 2019

Waterloo chemist awarded over $750K to partner with industry on strategic research

Pavle Radovanovic

Chemist Pavle Radovanovic is one of six University of Waterloo researchers who are receiving a total of $3.8 million to collaborate with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Winter 2019 TA Award winners recognized

We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Winter 2019 TA Award winners. The very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals have considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs. 

Graduate students

Songhao Bao

Tristan Chidley

Harmeen Deol

Weiqiang Fu 

Xiaoyi Guan

Christian Ieritano

Islam Jameel

Braden Kralt

SuJi Lim

Adam Marr

Friday, May 3, 2019

Two winners of the Don E. Irish Graduate Award announced

The Department of Chemistry would like to announce two of the newest award winners for the Don E. Irish Graduate Award: Kevin Bishop and Christian Ieritano. 

The honour is awarded annually to “full-time graduate students completing their graduate degree in the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science on the basis of demonstrated excellence. “

The Don E. Irish Graduate Award is made possible by a donation from Hilda Buckingham Irish, sister-in-law to the late Don E. Irish (former chair of the Department of Chemistry).

Monday, April 1, 2019

Waterloo's exceptional student teachers named

Marcus Abramovitch

The Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student for 2019 will be presented to four student teachers at Convocation this June. Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Jeff Casello made the announced at Monday's meeting of the University's Senate.

One of this year’s four recipients includes Marcus Abramovitch, a PhD candidate in the department of Chemistry supervised by Professor Linda Nazar.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Waterloo celebrates its top co-op students

2018 Co-op Student of the Year Award Winners

Every year, six exceptional co-op students, one from each faculty, are recognized by the University of Waterloo for their contribution to their employer, their community and the further development of experiential education.

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