News archive - May 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017

New opioid education course wins continuing education award

Graphic describing 8 course modules which explore opioid use, misuse, and management.

The course consists of eight modules which explore opioid use, misuse, and management.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy PhD candidate Alanna McEneny-King awarded major government grant

Alanna MK

School of Pharmacy PhD candidate Alanna McEneny-King received a 2017 doctoral Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The $105,000 grant supports McEneny-King’s research developing mathematical models to improve dosing of people with hemophilia.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Waterloo scientists leads $1.9M project to help farmers reduce their greenhouse gas emissions

Bardish Chagger announces $1.9M funding for sustainable agriculture.

The Honourable Raj Saini, MP for Kitchener Centre, Marwan Tabbara, MP for Kitchener-South Hespler, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and MP for Waterloo with Prof. David Blowes, Prof. David Rudolph, and Prof. Bernard Duncker.

Today, University of Waterloo Earth scientists received a $1.9M grant from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to examine greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems, and the impacts of alternative land-use practices and beneficial management practices (BMPs) on greenhouse gases.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dams are major driver of global environmental change

Hydroelectric dam and reservoir.

Water reservoirs created by damming rivers could have significant impacts on the world’s carbon cycle and climate system that aren’t being accounted for, a new study concludes.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Spring grad symposiums showcase biological and health science research

Grad Symposium Spring 2017

At the end of April, graduate research from Biology, Pharmacy and Optometry and Vision Science was on display during the series of annual spring research symposiums held by the individual departments and schools.