Waterloo, Ontario (Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011) - The University of Waterloo will host its annual science open house this weekend to introduce children and their parents to an assortment of fun and hands-on activities.
The free annual event, hosted by the faculty of science, offers activities and demonstrations aimed at children from kindergarten to grade eight, as well as their families.
Waterloo, Ontario (Monday, Oct. 24, 2011) - An award-winning genetics scientist will speak to local high school students about his research on Rett syndrome at a talk hosted by the University of Waterloo on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Adrian Bird will give a morning talk entitled A scientific journey: from blue skies research to neurological disease. He will also give a scientific lecture in the afternoon entitled CpG Signalling in health and disease.
Maxxam Analytics, which provides solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries, has joined forces with Waterloo chemistry professor Janusz Pawliszyn to advance water sampling and analysis techniques.