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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Physicist Christine Muschik honoured with Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Christine Muschik

Waterloo Assistant Professor Christine Muschik, in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), was selected as a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Pharmacy student's Gradflix video examines economic feasibility of new cancer gene therapy

Kristina Ellis

Treatment for cancer is rigorous, often requires multiple strategies and medications are expensive. Pharmacy master's student Kristina Ellis is examining the effectiveness and affordability of the most innovative cancer treatments in recent years: CAR T-cell therapy. She created a video of her work and was a finalist in Waterloo's inaugural Gradflix competition.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Linda Nazar is awarded the 2019 Chemical Institute of Canada Medal

Headshot of Linda Nazar

University Professor Linda Nazar, from the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada's (CIC) highest honour - the 2019 CIC Medal for her outstanding contribution to the science of chemistry in Canada. She is best known for her advancements in battery systems and clean energy storage.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Pharmacy researchers find new treatment for Chlamydia

Emmanual Ho looks at a microscope specimen enlarged on the computer monitor.

Pharmacy researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Waterloo chemists named Energy finalists in the 2018 World Technology Awards

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Waterloo chemistry Professor Linda Nazar, postdoctoral fellow Chun Xia and PhD student Chun Yuen Kwok were named a finalist in the Energy (individual) category of the 2018 World Technology Awards. Annual award winners and finalists become Fellows of the World Technology Network.