News archive - October 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

Failing to account for climate change in mining land reclamation may cost billions

River and forest landscape in the Yukon.

A new paper by University of Waterloo researchers in Nature Climate Change warns that not accounting for climate change in ecological reclamation projects could cost industry and government billions in future cleanup costs.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Waterloo professor among world’s most influential analytical scientists

Professor Janusz Pawliszyn

Chemistry Professor Janusz Pawliszyn was named the 14th most influential person in analytical science by Analytical Scientist’s 2015 Power List released last week.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Vision scientists test success of treating low blood sugar in newborns

Toddler watching a computer screen.

Hypoglycaemia, or low blood sugar, is common, and is the single most preventable cause of brain damage at birth.

Research, published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine involving the University of Waterloo finds evidence that current guidelines on maintaining blood sugar levels in newborns with hypoglycaemia reduces their risk for brain damage.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Waterloo Science alumna Bardish Chagger wins Waterloo riding

Bardish Chagger, Waterloo Member of Parliament

Last night, Waterloo Science alumna Bardish Chagger (BSc ’04) became the Member of Parliament for the Waterloo riding.