News archive - February 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Researcher Juewen Liu uses nano-materials to clean water

Dr. Juewen Liu

Researcher Juewen Liu uses nano-materials to clean water

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Kevin Resch receives E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship

Kevin Resch - a professor of quantum information science at the University of Waterloo’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing was selected to receive a prestigious E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Friday, February 22, 2013

Pawliszyn Invents Solid Phase Micro-Extraction (SPME) Device And Method

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a device using solid phase microextraction (SPME) method in the analyses of chemical substances with a focus towards monitoring of in-process applications or monitoring of the environment for pollutants. This invention for solid phase microextraction is particularly useful and adaptable to field sampling. The device takes the form off a tubular member that is mounted in a needle. The tubular member is movable and can be enclosed within the needle to preserve the integrity of the collected sample.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

UWaterloo biologist redefines Laws of Medelian Inheritance

Two articles published in F1000Research support controversial claims that could redefine what we know about Mendelian inheritance in single Arabidopsis thaliana plants.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

World-changing research from Canada's most innovative university

For more than 50 years, the University of Waterloo has been changing the world.

From cutting-edge communication and vehicles of tomorrow, to revolutionary approaches to health-care and sustainability-focused research that will ensure this planet has a future, Waterloo has earned its reputation as Canada's most innovative university.