News for Faculty

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:

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

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).

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).

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