News archive - March 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

A new way to use neutrons

The neutron interferometer set-up beside the neutron beamline at the NIST-NCNR Centre in Maryland.

Novel neutron interferometry technique is more powerful and practical

Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in collaboration with researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institute of Health (NIH), have developed a neutron interferometry technique that is more powerful, robust and practical than existing techniques, paving the way for advances in imaging, materials science, and fundamental physics and quantum research.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Community Partners

Think Pharmacists. Think Community Partners. #Pam2018. People walking outside the School of Pharmacy.

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play. Community partner is one of those roles.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team wins 10th Ontario Pharmacist Association Cup

Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team with their fans

On March 3 the Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team won the tenth annual Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) Cup. The OPA Cup is awarded to the winner of an annual hockey game that pits teams from Ontario’s two pharmacy schools against each other.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pharmacy team volunteers in local initiatives for homeless and hungry in Kitchener

Coldest night walkers passing School of Pharmacy

Last weekend, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events.

On Friday February 23, the team brought 80 pounds of potatoes, 100 pounds of ham, 45 litres of ice cream, and more to Ray of Hope Community Centre. They peeled, sliced, and cooked to produce scalloped potatoes, ham, vegetables, and dessert. The meal fed approximately 220 needful people in Kitchener.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Think pharmacists this Pharmacist Awareness Month

Think Pharmacists #PAM 2018. Smiling pharmacists.

Pharmacists in Ontario are doing more for their patients than ever before. This March, we’re joining the Canadian Pharmacists Association and encouraging people to Think Pharmacists.