News archive - August 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Prestigious Banting Fellow to study how climate change affects fish immunity

The University of Waterloo is pleased to welcome Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Barbara Katzenback to the Department of Biology where she will work with Prof.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Science Orientation invites students to explore the ‘Realms of Research’

realms of research

Incoming first year students for the Faculty of Science can anticipate a week of excitement and discovery as Fall Orientation kicks off from Sunday, August 31 to Saturday, September 6, 2014. 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Top fellowship awards fund transformational research

Barbara Katzenback

A new study investigating how the immune systems of two freshwater sports fish respond to different water temperatures is one of three new projects in the Faculty of Science to receive major federal funding, the Government of Canada announced.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Jake Thiessen wins the 2014 Pillar of Pharmacy Award

Jake Thiessen.

Jake Thiessen is the Founding Director of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Chemist Elizabeth Meiering takes on the ALS ice bucket challenge

Elizabeth Meiering

Chemistry professor Elizabeth Meiering appeared on CTV KW last night to talk about ALS and the #ALSICEBUCKETCHALLENGE. If you’ve been anywhere on social media recently, then you’ve probably heard of or seen a video of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.