News for Faculty

Monday, August 24, 2020

Researchers develop new method to reduce HIV transmission

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a new method to decrease the likelihood of contracting HIV.

Professor Emmanuel Ho of the School of Pharmacy has developed a gel that contains nanoparticles that can be applied directly to the vaginal tract, where HIV is contracted in women.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Using active learning tools throughout online lectures

JM working from home running online assessments

Six professors at the School of Pharmacy recently received funding through the Dean’s Undergraduate Teaching Initiative (DUTI) to introduce educational innovations into their courses. Though the transition to online learning necessitated by COVID-19 disrupted some of these plans, instructors at the School have quickly adapted their activities to an online environment.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Behind the scenes with online learning

William W.L. Wong and Robin Andrade working from home

William W.L. Wong and Robin Andrade running informatics labs from home

Online learning is the new norm at the School of Pharmacy in Spring Term as a result of COVID-19. Faculty members are exploring a variety of innovative methods to deliver content and assessments in a virtual space.

Friday, June 12, 2020

PhD student Cindy Yeung wins prestigious CIHR doctoral funding

Cindy at home working on her CIHR-funded project at a laptop

Cindy completing her reserach project from home. Cindy’s CIHR proposal was ranked first out of the 290 applicants in her application pool.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Addressing Racism: We can make a difference

A message from David Edwards, Hallman Director, University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

The events of the past several days in the United States have compelled us to confront the issue of systemic racism in Canada as well.  Racism exists in many forms and has many negative consequences including effects on health and health care delivery. We know that we have much work to do as a society, as a university and as a School of Pharmacy dedicated to the training of health care professionals and health researchers. In January 2020, the School approved a new strategic plan in which we committed to several important initiatives including:

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