News archive - April 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Waterloo scientists win Seed Fund for antibiotic and lung disease research

The University of Waterloo’s Propel Centre for Population Health Impact has announced the recipients of the Fall 2014 Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative Seed Fund competition.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Science Celebrates its Alumni Awards

L-R Dr. Terry McMahon, Dave Wilkin, Vikas Gupta, John van Leeuwen

The Faculty of Science honoured three outstanding alumni Wednesday evening as they presented the Young Alumni Award and Distinguished Alumni Awards at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto. 

Friday, April 17, 2015

Science recognizes volunteers during National Volunteer Week

Science Ambassadors jumping

Science volunteers are vital to building connections with the community and inspiring youth to study sciences in higher education. In honour of National Volunteer Week, the Faculty of Science would like to recognize two of our main undergraduate volunteer programs: Science Ambassadors and Science Outreach.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Parallel research sessions and outreach events conclude CERC Meeting

CERC Director Michel Boutin

The 5th Annual Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) meeting at the University of Waterloo wrapped up yesterday.

This meeting is a great opportunity for the CERCs to gather and share their passion for research with a wider audience. The public lectures give a great taste of what the program is about - and the exceptional research it supports," said Michèle Boutin, CERC Executive Director.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Prominent women’s health advocate featured at the TD Discovery Days in Health Sciences

Dr. Jan Christilaw, keynote speaker for the 2015 TD Discovery Days in Health Sciences

The University of Waterloo TD Discovery Days in Health Sciences welcomed more than 250 grade 10 and 11 high school students yesterday as they explored the wide variety of careers in the field of health sciences through a full day of workshops and health-related career events.