Science at Canada's Leading Innovative University

As an integral part of Canada’s most innovative university, the Faculty of Science is a global leader and a preferred destination for those seeking to engage in world-class basic and applied research.

We take this valuable research strength and translate into hands-on education and co-op experiences that prepare Science students for rewarding careers. Student-directed programs such as Velocity Science give entrepreneurial students the opportunity to turn their ideas into businesses while the iGEM team compete at international synthetic biology competitions. Our award-winning Science Outreach events are designed to inspire the next generation of scientists.

From understanding the universe, to protecting our water resources to improving the health of Canadians to educating the next generation, Waterloo Science is shaping the future through discovery.

  1. July 19, 2019Continuing education course using artificial intelligence receives education award
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    A course created by a professor from University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) was recognized by the national association for university continuing education. Entitled Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy – Online (MOAT Online), the course received the Non-credit Programming under 48 hours award at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE).

  2. July 15, 2019Student-led motions passed at annual meeting of Ontario Pharmacists Association
    Brad and George smiling and holding their motion.

    In June, second year pharmacy students successfully presented two motions at the Ontario Pharmacists Association’s (OPA) Annual General Meeting (AGM). Rx2021s Bradley Grightmire and George Daskalakis introduced the motions to further strengthen OPA’s relationship with pharmacy students. OPA is the province’s pharmacy advocacy group; it serves as a resource to pharmacists and a voice for the profession in Ontario.

  3. July 4, 2019Waterloo Pharmacy students, alumni, and faculty attend Women in Pharmacy Leadership Summit
    Waterloo Pharmacy faculty, alumni and students stand in front of a banner that says Women in Pharmacy Leadership Summit.

    Conversations about female representation and leadership in STEM fields are increasingly common. Health care fields, including pharmacy, are no exception to these concerns, and to respond the Canadian Pharmacists’ Association hosted a summit for Women in Pharmacy Leadership, a workshop and networking event that brought together women from all areas of the Canadian pharmacy world. With support from the Future of Pharmacy Fund, the School of Pharmacy sent five students to attend. Alumni and faculty of the School also participated.

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  1. Sep. 10, 2019Waterloo Library Public Lecture: Breaking Bad Proteins in Diseases of the Brain
    Dale Martin headshot

    The Waterloo Public Library welcomes one and all for a public lecture on diseases of the brain, featuring Dr. Dale Martin of the University of Waterloo.

    Breaking Bad Proteins of the Brain

  2. Sep. 23, 2019GSA Alumni Reception - Phoenix, Arizona
    GSA 2019, 22-25 September, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

    Join us for a cocktail reception!


    The University of Waterloo and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences would like to invite you to our upcoming cocktail reception at The Geological Society of Amer

  3. Oct. 4, 2019Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Launch Reception and Public Lecture
    Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Logo

    Join us as we launch the Future of Astronomy:

    The University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Science are celebrating the launch of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics!  Please join us for an exclusive cocktail reception where you'll have the opportunity to meet astrophysics faculty and learn more about the thrilling research that promises to redefine our knowledge of the universe.

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