News archive - October 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Waterloo physicists receive $1.5M+ in funding for new infrastructure

Kyung Soo Choi, Thomas Jennewein, Joe Sanderson.

Eleven research projects involving Waterloo, including three from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will receive more than $17 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for infrastructure to support research.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Maclean's names Waterloo Canada's most innovative university for 26th consecutive year

Steel University of Waterloo sign by campus entrance

The University of Waterloo is Canada’s most innovative university, according to a reputational survey from Maclean’s magazine.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Nanomedicine and drug delivery expert Emmanuel Ho joins Waterloo Pharmacy

I joined Waterloo because of the excellencet research infrastrucutre, well established programs & to be among top scientists.

The Waterloo School of Pharmacy is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Emmanuel Ho to the faculty.  Ho joins Waterloo Pharmacy from the University of Manitoba and has research experience in developing strategies for the imaging, treatment, and prevention of diseases.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR) Renamed Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE)


For nearly three decades, the world’s optometry and ophthalmology communities have partnered with the Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR) at the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science on pioneering studies. Beginning in January 2018, the organization will adopt a new name; the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy student becomes Minister of National Defense for International Day of the Girl

Girls Belong Here participants in discussion while sitting at a table.

Doctor of Pharmacy student Munaza Saleem had been selected from an applicant pool of young women across Canada to step into the role of Minister of National Defense for a day. Saleem is part of the Canadian #GirlsBelongHere initiative and one of 17 youth who are paired with government leaders, CEOs, and executives to illustrate every girl’s right to belong in influential roles.