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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Centre for Teaching Excellence honours Jake Fisher with 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award

Jake Fisher.

Jake Fisher, a Lab Instructor in the Department of Chemistry has been chosen as one of four recipients of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards by the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Myopia and a prescription to slow down progression

Children using computers

According to recent research, nearsightedness in Canadian children increases approximately fivefold from Grade 1 to Grade 8, with roughly a third of the cases going undiagnosed and uncorrected.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Science and Business students explore the impact of AI in the clinical diagnostic process

Capstone group photo with supervisors and special guest Dr. Maura Grossman.

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed types of cancer, but what if there was a way to decrease the odds of misdiagnosis? As part of the first-ever Science and Business Capstone project, four students proposed a way to implement artificial intelligence (AI) in the diagnosis process that can help assist doctors in making the right call.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Kristine Dalton and Rick Marta receive the 2018 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Kristine Dalton and Rick Marta

The Faculty of Science is honoured to announce Prof. Kristine Dalton and Dr. Rick Marta as this year’s Excellence in Science Teaching Award (ESTA) winners for their dedication to hands-on learning and mentorship.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Waterloo Science student wins co-op triple crown

Emily Pass looks into a telescope.

A third-year Science undergraduate student has won the National Co-op of the Year Award for developing a data analysis program that rapidly detects objects in the Kuiper Belt, a region of space beyond Neptune.