News archive - December 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Apply for Velocity Graduate Student Startup Award by January 20

Graduate Student Startup Fund

Applications are now open for the Velocity Graduate Student Startup Award. Current and recent graduate students could win $20,000 in startup funding and a spot at Waterloo’s Velocity Garage. This new award is funded by Sam Pasupalak, a successful Velocity founder. Applications close on January 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Waterloo professor awarded grant to explore diagnostic practices in sub-Saharan African countries

A professor from the School of Public Health and Health Systems has received a C$300,000 award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Researchers create powder that could help cut CO2 emissions

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a powder that could capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from factories and power plants.

The advanced carbon powder, developed using a novel process in the lab of Zhongwei Chen, a chemical engineering professor at Waterloo, could filter and remove CO2 from emissions at facilities powered by fossil fuels before it is released into the atmosphere with twice the efficiency of conventional materials. 

Friday, December 14, 2018

Have you disclosed your IP?

The Electronic IP Disclosure Form is available for researchers to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and should be completed by January 31, 2019.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Season's greetings from the Vice-President, Research and International

I am delighted to be sending holiday greetings from the beautiful city of Stockholm where we are celebrating a tremendous achievement – Professor Donna Strickland’s Nobel Prize in Physics.

There’s an exciting energy here as we share this special time with Donna. Her dedication and commitment to research have led her to this remarkable accomplishment. We are so proud of her and honoured to share this moment with her.

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