News archive - April 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Science researchers receive New Frontiers in Research funding

Holger Kleinke and Will Percival headshots

Two researchers in the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF): Holger Kleinke from the Department of Chemistry and Will Percival from the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Investigating the microbiology of proposed nuclear waste storage systems

Rachel Beaver pipetting a sample in the lab

Rachel Beaver first became interested in microbiology during her undergraduate degree at Waterloo, when taking Fundamentals of Microbiology, taught by Professor Josh Neufeld. She was inspired to continue along this path, completing three co-op terms, her undergraduate thesis, and master’s degree in the Neufeld lab.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Eight Science programs rank in top 200 in World University Rankings

Eight science programs from the University of Waterloo ranked in the top 200 worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, released on April 6. In the report, QS evaluated and ranked approximately 1,543 universities in 51 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas. Indicators for the subject rankings were drawn from a peer review survey, employer survey and citations data.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Physicist Robert Mann named University Professor

Robert Mann

Robert Mann, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been named a University Professor by the University of Waterloo.