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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.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Josh Neufeld named member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Josh Neufeld

Biology professor Josh Neufeld has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Four other Waterloo researchers were also named Royal Society of Canada fellows and members of the College.

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.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Meet Waterloo Science’s 2020 Schulich Leader

Tara Ferguson

A group of exceptionally talented incoming students are making their way to Waterloo with a prestigious scholarship in tow.

Thanks to a $100+ million investment by businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, Waterloo has more than doubled its recipient pool from previous years allowing selected students pursuing STEM to begin their post-secondary careers with an extra $80,000 or $100,000.

Out of a selection of more than 300,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,500 high school students are nominated annually, of which 100 received this celebrated award.