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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

IC3 welcomes new Executive Director

Dr. Sarah Burch, Canada Research Chair and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) author, appointed executive director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3).

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Geoffrey Fong recognized by Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society has named Geoffrey Fong, Professor of Psychology, the 2021 recipient of the O. Harold Warwick Prize for outstanding research achievements in cancer control in Canada.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

ITC Project honoured with 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award

The International Tobacco Control (ITC) Project at the University of Waterloo has been awarded one of six Governor General’s Innovation Awards for 2021.

Read the full story "Strengthening actions to end tobacco use" about this honour awarded jointly to the interdisciplinary ITC team including:

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Roy Brouwer re-appointed as Water Institute's Executive Director

Roy Brouwer has been re-appointed as Executive Director of the Water Institute. Professor Brouwer, who has been in the role since 2016, began his second term as Executive Director on January 1, 2021.

Read more about Professor Brouwer's appointment

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Waterloo researchers awarded global grant to study care of older adults

John Hirdes and George Heckman, both professors in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, have received a $500,000 New Frontiers Research Fund Global Grant, the first of its kind to be awarded to Waterloo researchers. The grant is the Canadian component of a $8.9 million integrated 10-country European Union project, Horizon 2020, on the care of older persons in nursing homes and home care settings.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Professor Mark Servos receives grant to track anti-depressants in wild fish

Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced funding for almost $3M to study the effects of contaminants on aquatic ecosystems across Canada.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

CFI funding awarded to Waterloo researchers

A team of Canadian researchers led by a University of Waterloo professor has been awarded $4.9 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to build a next generation telescope.

The Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope (FYST) will give astronomers insight into how the stars and galaxies in the universe formed.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Have you disclosed your IP?

The Electronic IP Disclosure Form is an annual requirement for faculty members and it’s important that it is completed by March 31, 2021.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Science researcher awarded grant to study COVID-19 immunity within Waterloo community

While many university classes across Canada are being held online, some programs require in-person learning and access to on-campus and off-campus research and learning facilities. This increases the risk of exposure for students, faculty and staff to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Happy Chinese New Year

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