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.
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.
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.
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.