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Monday, April 3, 2017

Delegates from the Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University visit Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host delegates visiting from Shenzhen Tsinghua University’s Graduate School to discuss general dual degree graduate programs, graduate student exchange, graduate recruitment and management, and job opportunities for graduate students.

The visit also included discussions about specific 1+1+1 dual degree master’s programs with the dean and faculty members from Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment and potential research collaborations in biology focused on stem cell biology, tumour biology, and nano-immune detection technology.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Professor Jesse Hoey awarded funding from Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Jesse Hoey, along with professor Mei Nagappan and international collaborators, have received a grant for more than $850,000 CAD from the Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Water Institute members receive Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Four Water Institute members receive funding for Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to enrich their academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Canada’s Ambassador to Japan visits Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host a visit of Canada’s Ambassador to Japan to discuss Canada-Japan relations with a focus on education linkages, research and innovation partnerships with Japanese companies and institutions, and recruitment of Japanese students to Waterloo.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

WatCo opens technology transfer centre in China

The University of Waterloo has opened its first technology transfer centre in China.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Waterloo partners with universities in Qatar and the UAE to study groundwater pollution

Four researchers from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are the co-recipients of a $672,000 USD grant from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) to study the fate of groundwater pollutants in arid regions.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

University of Waterloo ranked among 50 most international universities

Times Higher Education names Waterloo 34th in its ranking of the World’s Most International Universities.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Waterloo hosts Canada's Ambassador to South Korea

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host a visit of Canada’s Ambassador to South Korea, who promoted the Canada-Korea Science, Technology and Innovation Agreement.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Graduate student from Libya honoured in Ottawa

A graduate student from Libya was recognized by a national organization this week for his academic achievements at Waterloo Engineering and volunteer work in the broader community.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Waterloo hosts guests from Chinese Consulate General in Toronto

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host a delegation from the Chinese Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto.

The visit on Wednesday included an introduction to the Institute for Quantum Computing and a tour of the Quantum-Nano Centre. The visit was helpful in supporting joint research collaborations with Chinese institutions, facilitating faculty and student exchanges, as well as strengthening the relationship between Waterloo and China.