News for Staff

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Vivek Goel named 2023 recipient of the McNaught-Taillon Leadership Award and awards bursary to Pharmacy PhD candidate, Ashley Cid

Vivek Goel

As this year’s recipient of the McNaught-Taillon Leadership Award, Vivek Goel, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo, is being recognized for his outstanding individual contributions to Canadian health care through exemplary leadership and mentorship in the advancement of health policy, health information and health informatics. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Mealworms: an ethical solution to cell growth

Dr. Richard Myers, principal of United College, Nicholas Cheng and Tania Del Matto, GreenHouse director.

Waterloo Pharmacy grad student wins $10K GreenHouse Social Impact Fund Prize

Nicholas Cheng (MSc in Pharmacy in progress) won the Winter 2023 Social Impact Fund Grand Prize for his project Entomatia, which uses food waste as feed for mealworms to extract a serum to replace fetal bovine serum (FBS).

The $10,000 prize from the GreenHouse Social Impact Fund will be used for infrastructure costs and to generate a prototype serum for further scale-up.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Waterloo School of Pharmacy’s fifth annual Earth Day cleanup

Three women holding garbage and garbage bags

For the last five years, staff and faculty at the Waterloo School of Pharmacy have been participating in the School's annual grounds clean-up. A lot of waste makes its way into local waterways and environmentally sensitive areas, causing pollution. The annual clean-up is an opportunity to help reduce those negative impacts on the environment.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Q and A with the experts: World Hemophilia Day

White and red blood cells

Waterloo researcher helps develop database repository to assist hemophilia patients

Friday, March 31, 2023

Waterloo Pharmacy participates in the Coldest Night of the Year walk for over a decade

A group of people standing in a lobby

Annually, the Ray of Hope Community Centre hosts their Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) walk to raise funds and awareness for people experiencing homelessness, hurt and hunger.

CNOY walkers at the Waterloo Pharmacy rest stop

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