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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Study 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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Information 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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

UWaterloo 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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Study says Parkinson’s patients are over-prescribed antipsychotics

Older adults in long-term care homes who have Parkinson’s disease (PD) are frequently prescribed antipsychotic medications without clear justification, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Waterloo presents renowned historian on Holocaust lessons for the 21st century

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies will host a free public lecture by bestselling author and historian Timothy Snyder on how we have misunderstood the Holocaust and the essential lessons it should have taught us. 

In his talk, The Holocaust as History and Warning, Snyder will explain how the world today echoes sensibilities of the early 20th century more than we may realize.

Date: Monday, February 6, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

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