News archive - May 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014

Waterloo physicist wins national award for photonics research

Physics and Astronomy Professor Melanie Campbell

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Institute national d’optique have awarded Professor Melanie Campbell the 2014 CAP-INO Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Nancy Waite wins the 2015 Journal Award

Nancy Waite.

Nancy Waite, Professor and Associate Director at the School of Pharmacy, wins the 2015 Journal Award from the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education. This award is given to an individual who has displayed excellence in an item in the Article, Forum, or Reports of Practice categories in the Canadian Journals of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) publication. 

Friday, May 9, 2014

Telescope promises new insight into ancient galaxies

Artist rendition of the Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope.

Traditionally, astronomy was limited to studying objects we could see, such as the stars and planets. But a new submillimetre telescope – the largest, highest and most precise of its kind – will soon change that.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Water Institute Symposium 2014: The Future of Groundwater Research

Waterloo Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Dave Rudolph

Water is no longer the completely renewable resource we once thought it was according to Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Dave Rudolph.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Biology alumnus wins Jeopardy!

Dinu Nesan standing in front of Jeopardy! poster.

By Katharine Tuerke

The category is “Waterloo Superstars”.

The clue: A two-time Science graduate from the Department of Biology and latest champion on the TV game show Jeopardy!

Ring! Who is Dinu Nesan? Correct.