News archive - March 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Kristine Dalton and Rick Marta receive the 2018 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Kristine Dalton and Rick Marta

The Faculty of Science is honoured to announce Prof. Kristine Dalton and Dr. Rick Marta as this year’s Excellence in Science Teaching Award (ESTA) winners for their dedication to hands-on learning and mentorship.

Friday, March 23, 2018

How does vision impact Paralympic performance?

The women's visually impaired Super-G event, 2013 IPC Alpine World Championships. Henrieta Farkasova guided by Natalia Subtrova.

Waterloo Optometry researcher sets out to measure visual impairment in Paralympic skiers.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Co-op students explore research and development at Toronto health technology company

wo Think Research employees with Rui Su and Kelvin Yam holding a Thinkathon sign

Two Think Research employees with Rui Su and Kelvin Yam at the Thinkathon event.

Rui Su and Kelvin Yam, two senior School of Pharmacy students, spent their last work term out of the pharmacy and at Think Research, a health care technology company in downtown Toronto.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Gulf of Mexico dead zone not expected to shrink anytime soon

Satellite image of the northern Gulf of Mexico in April 2009. Image credit: NASA.

Achieving water quality goals for the Gulf of Mexico may take decades, according to findings by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

The results, published today in Science, suggest that policy goals for reducing the size of the northern Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone may be unrealistic, and that major changes in agricultural and river management practices may be necessary to achieve the desired improvements in water quality.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Health Educators

Two students in a school classroom. Think Pharmacists. Think Health Educators. #PAM2018.

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play, including the role of community educators.