News archive - January 2014

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Waterloo leads national discussion on wetland protection

County West Young's Point Wetland, Canada

The Ecohydrology Research Group in the Faculty of Science is hosting the only official World Wetlands Day event in Canada on Friday January 31, 2014 at the University of Waterloo.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Graduate student water researchers recognized

Helen Powely and Jessica Mendoza

Graduate students Helen Powley and Jessica Mendoza were awarded two of this year’s Graduate Scholarships in Water Research by the Water Institute for their scholastic excellence and success in water research.

The Water Institute awarded five scholarships in all, each valued at $5,000. The scholarships were sponsored by their industry partners Golder Associates, AECOM and Stantec.  

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Science and Engineering outreach program recognized

A Grade 1 to 2 camper enjoys ESQ in July 2013.

The Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) outreach program has been awarded the 2013 Actua & GE Canada Award for Leadership and Innovation in science and technology education.

This award recognizes ESQ’s dedication to high-impact, quality programs, ongoing leadership and supportive engagement of Canada’s most underserved youth.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Dr. Juewen Liu recognized for innovative research

Juewen Liu

Assistant professor of Chemistry Dr. Juewen Liu has been awarded the Canadian Society for Chemistry 2014 Fred Beamish Award for his contribution to innovative research in analytical chemistry with significant practical applications.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

University of Waterloo Pharmacy graduate receives top score on national exam

Scott Campbell and Ken Potvin, Director of Admissions

Scott Campbell (BScPhm 2013) has received the highest overall score in Canada on the 2013 Pharmacist Qualification Examination.