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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Waterloo announces the launch of free interactive online chemistry content

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Carey Bissonnette and Laura Ingram from Waterloo’s Department of Chemistry have been awarded a 2018 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s PromoScience grant to expand their online secondary school resource program. 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Chemistry graduate students awarded Koppel scholarships for academic excellence

Ryan Moreira and Jacob Soley, two doctoral students with Chemistry professor Scott Taylor, were awarded the 2018 Dr. J. Leopold Koppel Graduate Scholarship for scholastic excellence in biochemistry and/or molecular biology.

Monday, December 10, 2018

AI being used to develop drugs even faster and cheaper

Portrait of Scott Hopkins

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is making it possible to discover new drugs faster, cheaper and more efficiently.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Chemistry Prof. Shirley Tang receives honours for nanoscience research

Chemistry Professor Shirley Tang recently received the Outstanding Mid-Career Award in Nanoscience from Nano Ontario for her contributions to the field of nanotechnology.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Science alumnus creates graduate fellowship to accelerate health and wellness breakthroughs

Bill Rickert standing with arms crossed in a chemistry lab.

Alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Rickert (PhD ’68) is giving generously to the University of Waterloo to honour two professors who changed the course of his career, and to empower the next generation of scientists in biomedicine, biotechnology, and nanomedicine.