News archive - July 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

2010 Faculty of Science Honorary Degree Recipient Julie Payette will be Canada's next Governor General

Julie Payette stands by a podium

Last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced former astronaut Julie Payette will be Canada's next Governor General. 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Co-op student receives multiple awards for outstanding research presentations

Ai-Leng Foong

Third-year pharmacy student Ai-Leng Foong has received recognitions for outstanding research presentations. At the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) she won the Best Pharmacy Practice Research Oral Presentation award, and at the Ontario Pharmacist Association (OPA) conference she received awards for Best Poster Presentation and Best Audio-Slide Presentation.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Transitioning from Industry to Graduate School


Graduate Student Profile

Max Salman, Earth and Environmental Sciences, MSc Geophysics

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

PolyGone one of five teams chosen to compete at the AquaHacking 2017 finals

PolyGone, one of five teams advancing to the Waterloo's AquaHacking finals in September 2017.

The AquaHacking 2017 semi-final competition unfolded last week at the Centre for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI).

By the end of the evening, five teams were chosen to move on to the final competition at Waterloo on September 13th. It was a difficult decision for the five judges, as all 17 teams that competed offered innovative ideas that tackled the challenges and opportunities facing Lake Erie.