News for Parents

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.

Monday, September 14, 2020

New intervention could help patients with macular degeneration recover vision

Ben Thompson

Researchers have discovered that a single, 20-minute session of non-invasive brain stimulation of the visual cortex can reduce the effects of macular degeneration.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Q and A with the experts: flu shots and COVID-19

Nancy Waite

Canadian health-care professionals are expecting an increase in demand for influenza vaccinations for the upcoming flu season.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Professor Dmitry Pushin named next Faculty HeForShe advocate

Dmitry Pushin

Bob Lemieux, Dean of Science is pleased to announce that Professor Dmitry Pushin, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be the Faculty of Science HeForShe advocate, effective January 1, 2021.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Science is the chalk of the street

Woman writing about her research in chalk on the sidewalk

During these unusual times of isolation and social distancing, Waterloo scientists have found a new way to engage with the local community and share their research.