News archive - September 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Nandita Basu receives AGU's Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring Award

Nandita Basu

The Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring is presented annually to a mid-career female scientist in recognition of significant contributions as a role model and mentor for the next generation of biogeoscientsts. 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Polymer glasses made in the lab in just minutes mimics three-million-year-old materials

James Forrest

To physics researchers like Waterloo’s James Forrest, glass is much more than the silicon-based materials in bottles and windows. Glass describes any solid that is non-crystalline, meaning their atoms or molecules have no organized pattern or structure.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Q and A with the experts: Scientific literacy and COVID-19

Jozef Nissimov

This week, universities, libraries, science centres and schools across Canada have been celebrating Science Literacy Week, with the goal of improving our collective understanding of science.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

New specialization prepares grad students for growing quantum industry

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Transformative Quantum Technologies Program (TQT) at the University of Waterloo announce a new Master of Science degree in Physics with a specialization in Quantum Technologies. 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Dr. Stanly Woo appointed to second term as School of Optometry and Vision Science Director

Dr. Stanley Woo will serve a second term as Director of the School of Optometry & Vision Science after a strong majority of faculty and staff voted in favour of reappointment. The Nominating Committee voted unanimously in favour of recommending Dr. Woo to a second four-year term, which will run from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025.