News archive - May 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013

Researchers awarded $5.7 million to study pharmacist-led medication services to improve health of Ontarians

WATERLOO, Ont. (Friday, May 31, 2013) — Researchers from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University received $5.7 million in funding today to study how to make the use of drugs more effective for patients and health-care professionals.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study says

WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, May 30, 2013) - Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the University of Waterloo published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B this week.

CFCs are already known to deplete ozone, but in-depth statistical analysis now shows that CFCs are also the key driver in global climate change, rather than carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Waterloo professor shares award for excellence in physics research

A professor of physics at the University of Waterloo has won the prestigious Brockhouse Medal, along with a professor from McMaster University, in recognition of their shared accomplishments in the field of soft condensed matter physics.