News archive - August 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

Research addresses antibiotics and cancer

Maxime Bernier giving speech about antibiotics and cancer

As published in the Daily Bulletin on August 8, 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

University of Waterloo invites local community to explore night sky at star-gazing party

Waterloo, Ontario (Monday, Aug. 8, 2011) - The University of Waterloo is inviting members of the public to participate in a star-gazing party on Friday, August 12.

The free event, which runs from 8:15 p.m. until midnight, features presentations on meteors and astrophysics and offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore the night sky with telescopes and star charts.

Members from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and some of Waterloo’s astronomy faculty and students will also be on hand to answer any questions star-gazers may have.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Protect your child’s eyes from the summer sunshine

Photo of Michelle Steenbakkers

Written by Michelle Steenbakkers, O.D., F.A.A.O., School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo

Although many of us remember to apply sunscreen to our child’s skin before spending a day in the sun, it is also important to protect your child’s eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays.