News archive - December 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Dr. Ben Thompson speaks at launch of new quantum research program

Ben Thompson leaning against glass wall

Quantum technology has the potential for application in a wide range of disciplines, including vision science. Dr. Ben Thompson of the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science recently spoke about how the technology has impacted his work at the launch of a new quantum research program.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Help prevent contact lens waste

contact lenses and water droplets on a white background

Did you know that more than 290 million contact lenses end up in Canadian landfills or waterways every year? The lenses break down into microplastics that can harm the environment.

You can now recycle your used contact lenses at the University of Waterloo’s Optometry Clinic.

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