News for Research

Monday, August 23, 2021

Bernard Duncker reappointed as Associate Vice-President, Interdisciplinary Research

Bernie Dunker

Bernard Duncker, Professor in the Department of Biology, has been reappointed as Associate Vice-President (AVP), Interdisciplinary Research, for a three-year term, starting on September 1, 2022. 

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Faculty of Science researchers awarded funding for innovative and high-quality research and technology

Vivek Masheshwari, Dale Martin, Jenine McCutcheon, and Crystal Senko's headshots.

Establishing and supporting innovative research projects is an important priority for the University of Waterloo. The Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund has recognized four Faculty of Science researchers to embarking upon research or technology development that is innovative, high quality and meets international standards.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Ontario government investing in ‘Ontario made’ innovative research in the Faculty of Science

From using microbes to breakdown contaminates in landfills to learning how to conserve our amphibian populations in the face of climate change, the Government of Ontario has awarded three Waterloo Science researchers $140,000 each to advance ‘Ontario made’ research and innovation. 

Early Researcher Awards 

Monday, July 26, 2021

Reducing the infinite for quantum communication

Twesh Upadhyaya

Researchers from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) have developed a method to simplify the analysis of quantum communication protocols compatible with existing telecommunications infrastructure.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Jozef Nissimov awarded $10,000 through Norma J. Lang Fellowship for Early Career Researchers

Jozef Nissimov.

Professor Jozef Nissimov was awarded the $10,000 USD Norma J. Lang Fellowship to investigate viruses associated with harmful algal blooms in Canadian lakes.