News for Chemistry

Monday, March 8, 2021

Clothing for a cause

Therese Hayes BSc ’89

Therese Hayes (BSc ’89)
Chief Sustainability and  Business Development Officer
The House of LR&C, PBC

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Waterloo Science researchers awarded $17 million in funding

Professors Linda Nazar, Tong Leung, Michel Fich, Kirsten Muller, Paul Craig, Brian Dixon, David Blowes, and Carol Ptacek

From the smallest of nanomaterials to the edges of our known galaxy, and every water droplet in between, researchers in the Faculty of Science are pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Graham Murphy wins Canadian Society for Chemistry’s Keith Fagnou Award

Graham Murphy

Congratulations to Professor Graham Murphy of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Keith Fagnou Award by the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC).

Friday, February 5, 2021

Chemistry professor wins national award for advances in polymer science

Jean Duhamel

Congratulations to Professor Jean Duhamel of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award by the Chemical Institute of Canada. The award is presented to an individual who “has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

My Zoom Call with Santa - Alumni Profile, Alan Viau (PhD ‘84)

Santa standing in front of a decorated Christmas tree and fireplace, waving at the camera

We can all agree that 2020 has been the most unusual year as we struggle to cope with a global pandemic that has uprooted nearly every aspect of how we live and work. A year ago, terms like ‘social distancing’, and ‘you’re on mute’ meant nothing to me. In 2019, I weaved through grand crowds at the local farmer’s market without a mask, not thinking twice about the proximity of my fellow shoppers.