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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:

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.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

New funding will help Waterloo chemists improve medical testing and renewable energy management

JELF 2019 University of Waterloo winners Janusz Pawliszyn, Parsin Haji Reza, Rodney Smith, Anna Klinkova, and Sushanta Mitra.

Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced more than $39 million for state-of-the-art research labs and equipment through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

Monday, September 24, 2018

50 years ago we started something special

50 years of Chem13 News magazine covers.

Not many magazines reach the age of 50 but since September 1968, the University of Waterloo Department of Chemistry has published Chem 13 News, a magazine for teachers of introductory chemistry worldwide.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The little satellite that could: Waterloo’s ACE project marks 15 years of atmospheric science through applied spectroscopy

An artist's rendition of the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment satellite in orbit.

Launched by NASA on board the Canadian satellite SCISAT in 2003, the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) was intended for a two-year mission. Fifteen years later, ACE is still providing excellent spectra which provide vital chemical and physical data about our atmosphere, particularly the ozone layer.

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