News archive - November 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Contribution to environmental toxicology earns biologist Mark Servos SETAC Fellowship

Mark Servos and male student in river with fishing nets

Canada Research Chair Mark Servos has been appointed a 2018 Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), in recognition of his research contributions as well as his SETAC leadership and service. In addition to being named a fellow, Servos will become an advisor to the SETAC World Council.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Science alumnus creates graduate fellowship to accelerate health and wellness breakthroughs

Bill Rickert standing with arms crossed in a chemistry lab.

Alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Rickert (PhD ’68) is giving generously to the University of Waterloo to honour two professors who changed the course of his career, and to empower the next generation of scientists in biomedicine, biotechnology, and nanomedicine.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Trans-pacific agreement fosters close research partnership between Hong Kong PolyU and Waterloo

Alexander Wai holds signed agreement and poses with Bob Lemieux and David Shum.

Hong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux (left) and PolyU Dean of Health and Social Sciences, David Shum (right).

The Presidents of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The University of Waterloo signed a Strategic University Partnership institutional agreement today with the objective to fostering closer partnership in education, research and entrepreneurship.

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