News for Science and Business

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Okey Igboeli named next Director of the Science and Business Program

Okey Igboeli

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Professor Okey Igboeli will be our next Director in the Science and Business Program, effective July 1, 2021.

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, January 28, 2021

When going home wasn’t an option

Divya sitting at a computer chatting with family on a video call

Every four months. That’s how often Divya, a fourth-year Science and Business student, went home to Qatar to visit her family. Yet, in March of 2020, that option became impossible. COVID-19 had hit the globe, shutting down airports and bringing international travel to a grinding halt.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Blockchain systems offer solution to healthcare record management

The implementation of a blockchain-based system may resolve many of the challenges facing current electronic medical records for British Columbia patients. 

By integrating a blockchain encryption method that works with the current electronic medical record options already being used, patient information could be securely and efficiently passed between healthcare providers, without the need for paper records or faxes, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo. 

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Meet Science's 2020 Valedictorian, Megan Thomas

Megan Thomas in a graduation rob and science hood

Megan Thomas (BSc ’20) has always been very interested in biology and the flexibility of Biomedical Science at Waterloo was attractive. Her decision was finalized when she visited the campus in her final year of high school and instantly felt a sense of community. She knew she’d be able to call this place home.