News archive - July 2013

Friday, July 26, 2013

ChemEd Conference at 40

Photo of chemistry vials and periodic table of elements

Ice, bed sheets, quilted patches -- who knew the periodic table of elements could come in so many shapes and sizes?

Yet, over 40 years, chemistry’s essential reference has been cleverly rebuilt again and again by high-school teachers attending the ChemEd Conference, which returns to the University of Waterloo July 28-Aug. 1.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Genetic risks found in half of autistic children, new study shows

Science in the news.

Genetic risks found in half of autistic children, new study shows

Monday, July 8, 2013

Award-winning UW grad to meet with Nobel laureates

Science in the News

TORONTO — A University of Waterloo graduate's research on bacterial biofilms aimed at preventing dangerous hospital-acquired infections and boosting antibiotic effectiveness won him a prestigious national prize that will have him rubbing elbows with Nobel laureates.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Waterloo scientist wins prestigious fellowship for climate change research on fresh water lakes in the Arctic

Two-time winner

A University of Waterloo scientist has won the prestigious W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship in Northern Research for the second year in a row.

Igor Lehnherr, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences focuses on the impact climate change is having on fresh water lakes and ponds in the Arctic.