News archive - August 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Science welcomes six Vanier scholars

Group image of five of the 2018 Vanier scholars

The University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Science will be welcoming six Canadian Vanier Graduate Scholarship recipients this fall, where they will be starting their doctoral studies in Earth and Environmental Sciences as well as Physics and Astronomy.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Chemists make breakthrough on road to creating a rechargeable lithium-oxygen battery

Person plugging in an electrical car.

Chemists from the University of Waterloo have successfully resolved two of the most challenging issues surrounding lithium-oxygen batteries, and in the process created a working battery with near 100 per cent coulombic efficiency.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

In memory of Robert Le Roy: Family establishes undergraduate chemistry scholarship

Robert Le Roy

For nearly 50 years, University Professor Robert Le Roy was a presence in the Department of Chemistry. It is with deep regret that we learned he passed away quietly at home earlier this month, surrounded by his family.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Waterloo scientists awarded $2 million in NSERC Strategic Partnership

Michael Power, Trevor Charles, Juewen Liu.

Three researchers from the Faculty of Science received more than $2 million in Strategic Partnership Research Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) last week. Recipients included Professors Michael Power and Trevor Charles from the Department of Biology and Professor Juewen Liu from the Department of Chemistry.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sally Ebsary recognized with 2017 Co-op Supervisor of the Year Award

Anthony Miller, Sally Ebsary, Jamie Dang and Nancy Waite.

Anthony Miller, Sally Ebsary, Jamie Dang and Nancy Waite.

Each year Waterloo Pharmacy presents an award for Co-op Supervisor of the Year. The award recognizes a supervisor who has shown outstanding commitment to mentorship of Waterloo Pharmacy students on co-operative education work terms.