News archive - April 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Waterloo’s Faculty of Arts breaks ground for new student space

Media are invited to join the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Arts for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for a new space dedicated to student use.

The multi-level atrium will rise above the courtyard of the J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities. The new addition will be a bright hub with more than 9,000 square feet of study and project rooms on the upper levels and open gathering areas on the ground floor, with coffee and food services.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Media advisory: Waterloo researcher to discuss e-cigarettes in Harvard webcast

More teens and adults are trying e-cigarettes than ever before, but researchers remain at odds about what risks the products pose to public health. Are they a helpful quitting tool, or do they promote tobacco use among new users?

Friday, April 10, 2015

Top universities establish new double degree Masters program in global politics

MOU signing

The University of Waterloo today launched a new double degree for masters students studying politics and international affairs in partnership with one of the UK’s top innovation universities.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Media Advisory: Canada Excellence Research Chair Meeting at the University of Waterloo

Media are invited to attend the 5th Annual Canada Excellence Research Chairs Meeting at the University of Waterloo, next week.

The meeting brings together Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) holders from across Canada in Waterloo to share key developments and the latest discoveries in their respective research programs.

The two-day conference takes place next week. Media can meet these world-renowned researchers to get an overview of Canada's latest scientific achievements.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Waterloo researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs, funding

Today the Government of Canada named eight professors from the University of Waterloo as Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Five of those also received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) as part of the same announcement.

The following Canada Research Chairs from the University of Waterloo were included in today's announcement:

Clark Dickerson (Applied Health Sciences), Canada Research Chair in Shoulder Mechanics — new Tier 2

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