News archive - May 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

Microplastics pollution: Science researchers address key research gaps

plastics collected from a beach.

Plastics pollution is a global environmental hazard with potentially harmful impacts on wildlife, ecosystem services, and human health and wellbeing. Microplastics in particular are of great concern because of their ability to be transported over great distances and absorb and disperse contaminants widely.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Developing inks to 3D print cells and tissue structures

Yun Wu working with a 3D printer in the lab.

To a scientist, trial and error is common in laboratories to refine new tests and methods, and look for potential problems on the small scale. But what happens when these techniques are meant for human tissues, such as for surgeries, medical tests, and treatments, where multiple different trials are not possible?

Monday, May 17, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 GWC2 student award winners

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

Monday, May 17, 2021

Science researchers observe unprecedented Hall effect

Wei Tsen in the lab.

Researchers studying two-dimensional crystalline materials have observed an electromagnetic effect, called the nonlinear anomalous Hall effect, of unprecedented size. Their finding opens the door to exploring other quantum materials using their techniques and hints at promising applications in spintronic devices.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Winter 2021 Teaching Assistant Excellence Awards

We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Winter 2021 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.

Harmeen Deol
Neil Raymond
Tyler Lott
Justin Shmordok
Upneet Bala

Congratulations!

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