News archive - October 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Science welcomes newest class of alumni at 115th Convocation Ceremony

Table of cupcakes in shape of flask for Science and person with barbell for AHS.

Last week, the Faculty of Science welcomed its newest class of alumni at the 115th Convocation ceremony, which included 314 undergraduate, 62 master's, 22 doctoral, 1 Doctor of Optometry and 128 Doctor of Pharmacy students.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Velocity Science companies SannTek and PolyGone win Fall 2017 Problem Pitch Competition

Engaged audience sitting in risers

On Tuesday, Velocity Science companies PolyGone and Sanntek swept the competition at the Fall 2017 Problem Pitch Competition.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

IQC faculty member named Fellow of the American Physical Society

Norbert Lütkenhaus.

Faculty member Norbert Lütkenhaus has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his “pioneering theoretical contributions to the fields of quantum secure communications and optical quantum information processing.”

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Vision scientists co-create mural to celebrate CORE's new brand

Mural for Centre for Ocular Research and Education

Formerly known as the Centre for Contact Lens Research, the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) unveiled its new brand and logo at the American Academy of Optometry's 96th annual meeting in Chicago this month, reflecting its evolved focus on advanced biosciences, clinical research and education.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Business-to-business health company pitch wins annual Pharmasave business competition

Left to right: Rui Su, Ali Syed, Israa Ali, Paula Wang and Rida Bukhari

Many Canadians are busier than ever before: workplaces are fast-paced and digital communication makes it hard to relax and disconnect. With so much going on, it’s easy to neglect health, especially when doctor and specialist appointments involve long waits or time off work.