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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).

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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