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Friday, November 27, 2020

Delivering medications by drones

One person holding a large drone with two other people watching

COVID-19 has changed the daily workflow of community pharmacies.

As essential services, pharmacies remained open when many other health-care facilities closed or shifted online, creating a surge in demand that overwhelmed many practices, especially in the area of medication delivery.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Q and A with the experts: COVID-19 in our wastewater – What does it tell us?

Mark Servos

Professor Mark Servos and his team have been working since early in the pandemic to develop and validate methods to detect the ruminants of SARS-CoV-2 gene fragments in wastewater. They have been working closely over the summer with other research groups, municipalities and public health agencies to develop and apply the approach and support and inform decision-makers. 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Joint Canada-UK funding boosts quantum technology projects

Two Faculty of Science Professors are among the recipients of a joint Canada-UK grant that brings together industry, government and academia to accelerate the development of quantum technologies.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced the recipients of the funding at the UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase today.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Two Waterloo Science researchers awarded infrastructure funding for COVID research

Professor Mark Servos from the department of biology and Professor Emeritus Gary Dmitrienko from the department of chemistry have been awarded research infrastructure grants to support their COVID-19 research.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Waterloo celebrates excellence in teaching and research

The University of Waterloo honoured 125 educators and researchers who have received the President’s Excellence in Teaching and Research awards 2020 in an online celebration that recognized their contributions to the Waterloo community and beyond.