News archive - September 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Chemistry researchers win two Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Congratulations to William (Drew) Bennett and Jaka Sunarso of the Department of Chemistry. Bennett and Sunarso are the recipients of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Banting fellowship awards are worth $70,000 a year, for two years. Their intent is to attract and retain top talent, and prepare recipients as leading researchers to solve the challenges of the future. This year's recipients come to University of Waterloo from Canada, France and Indonesia.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tiny number of Asian carp could be big problem for the Great Lakes

A tiny number of Asian carp could establish a population of the invasive fish in the Great Lakes, according to new research from the University of Waterloo.

Published this week in the Biological Invasions journal, research from Professor Kim Cuddington of the Faculty of Science at Waterloo indicates that the probability of Asian carp establishment soars with the introduction of 20 fish into the Great Lakes, under some conditions.