News archive - February 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

UWaterloo’s optometry clinic prioritizes staff and patient safety with participation in COVID-19 rapid test pilot program

Dr. Stanberry receives a Panbio test in the Optometry Clinics

One of the most challenging parts of a taking a COVID-19 test is how long it can take to get results.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Graham Murphy wins Canadian Society for Chemistry’s Keith Fagnou Award

Graham Murphy

Congratulations to Professor Graham Murphy of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Keith Fagnou Award by the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC).

Friday, February 12, 2021

Brian Dixon awarded grant to study COVID-19 immunity on University of Waterloo campus

Brian Dixon

While many university classes across Canada are being held online, some programs require in-person learning and access to on- and off-campus research and learning facilities. This increases the risk of exposure for students, faculty and staff to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Waterloo Scientist featured on CBC Quirks and Quarks radio show

Jenine McCutcheon

Last Friday, Professor Jenine McCutcheon from Earth and Environmental Sciences was featured on

Friday, February 5, 2021

Chemistry professor wins national award for advances in polymer science

Jean Duhamel

Congratulations to Professor Jean Duhamel of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award by the Chemical Institute of Canada. The award is presented to an individual who “has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering.