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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Chemist Tadeusz Górecki receives a 2019 Marie Curie Global Fellowship

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Chemistry Professor Tadeusz Górecki will be going on sabbatical next year thanks to funding from a 2019 Marie Curie Global Fellowship.

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.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Waterloo’s Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity chapter completes its first clinic trip abroad

Byline: Morgan Jackson, Optometry student Team Leader

Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) has played an important role with students at the School of Optometry and Vision Science over the years. Many of us have traveled abroad with the student division (sVOSH) to provide optometric services in remote regions of the world where there is little or no access to eye care.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Two Science alumni make 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list

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From manufacturing and industry, robotics, healthcare and more, eleven of Waterloo’s alumni and former students have earned spots on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The list, which represents innovative minds from Canada and the United States, stretches across 23 categories for a total of 600 people. Among the group, are two Science alumni who are shaking up the areas of music and customer relations. 


Monday, November 5, 2018

Trans-pacific agreement fosters close research partnership between Hong Kong PolyU and Waterloo

Alexander Wai holds signed agreement and poses with Bob Lemieux and David Shum.

Hong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux (left) and PolyU Dean of Health and Social Sciences, David Shum (right).

The Presidents of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The University of Waterloo signed a Strategic University Partnership institutional agreement today with the objective to fostering closer partnership in education, research and entrepreneurship.