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  1. Feb. 22, 2017Study says drugs could be developed cheaper and faster

    Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could revolutionize drug development, and substantially reduce the cost and time drugs need to reach their market.

  2. Feb. 16, 2017Information night features tips on planning for university

    The University of Waterloo will host an information session on planning for a university education for students in Grades 9 to 11 and their parents.

    Grade 10 Family Night will take place next week, and will help students learn what they can do now to prepare for applying to any of Ontario's universities.

    Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  3. Feb. 15, 2017UWaterloo researchers awarded $3 million for strategic research partnerships

    Five researchers from the University of Waterloo who are collaborating with industry and other organizations on strategic research projects received more than $3 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

    The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced the Strategic Partnership Grants today. They help bring together expertise from academia, Canadian-based companies and government organizations, and international institutes to collaborate on innovative research with commercialization potential.

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