News archive - July 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Government of Canada invests $24.7 million into cutting-edge Science Complex

Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo announced the Government of Canada’s contribution of $24.7 million to the University of Waterloo’s cutting edge Science Complex.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Waterloo scientists receive nearly $250K for state-of-the-art infrastructure

Professor Paul Craig

Three Waterloo Science researchers received the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) from the Canada Foundation for Innovation thelp cover infrastructure costs to support their cutting-edge research. 

Monday, July 27, 2015

Nanotech experts hope to take detailed pictures of molecules

NanoMRI conference, exterior shot of the Quantum Nano Centre.

Waterloo hosts NanoMRI Conference where top researchers share ideas about MRIs that would produce 3D scans at the molecular level.

Physicist Raffi Budakian understands the furious excitement about Pluto these days.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Science startups and entrepreneurs win big at Velocity Fund Finals

Velocity Fund Finals winning teams.

Two Velocity Science startups and a Science entrepreneur won more than 50K at yesterday’s Spring 2015 Velocity Fund Finals.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

ESQ provides STEM outreach at the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Pan Am Games mascot Pachi

On July 19th, flying rockets, liquid crystals and elephant toothpaste were some of the activities on display at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ Ontario Celebration Zone.