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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Nandita Basu named Canada Research Chair

Portrait of Nandita Basu in her office.

Four Waterloo researchers are among a group of Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) announced by the Government of Canada. Dr. Nandita Basu, jointly appointed to the Faculties of Engineering and Science, was named the Canada Research Chair in Global Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Discovering pharmacy in Croatia

Nikola with his supervisor Andrea Koščec.

Have you ever dreamed of combining your love of travel with your ambitions? For Nikola Cubelic this dream was made a reality with the help of the Student Exchange Program (SEP) at Waterloo School of Pharmacy.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Four Waterloo scientists among top 1% of highly cited researchers in 2022

Text: Clarivate 2022 Highly Cited Researchers against black image with star cluster.

Four Waterloo scientists from three departments are in the top 1% of citations for their field of study and publication based on Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers™ 2022 list. The annual publication uses both quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify individuals from across the globe who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their chosen field or fields of research.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Reconnecting with her roots through pharmacy in Amsterdam

MacKenzie Van Loon with a friend.

When pharmacy student MacKenzie Van Loon (Rx2023) learned about the Student Exchange Program (SEP), she immediately knew this was an experience she couldn’t pass up.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Waterloo Wetland Cleanup mobilizes community

Group photo of participants with pile of bagged garbage.

Yesterday, biologist Dr. Rebecca Rooney and her Waterloo Wetland Lab organized a successful wetland information session and clean-up event. The event took place at a small but highly visible urban wetland at the corner of Columbia and Fisher-Hallman roads in Waterloo, that has collected a large amount of unwelcomed litter.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Stepping out of your comfort zone: experiencing pharmacy in Slovenia

shot from behind: Richard Granholm looking at a mountain

Richard Granholm (Rx2023) is not afraid of taking chances.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Enhancing diagnostic imaging and patient care

Male looking at retina of a women during eye exam

The School of Optometry and Vision Science is celebrating a commitment of $1 million from IRIS, Canada’s most established network of optometrists, opticians and ophthalmologists.  

Monday, November 7, 2022

Nobel laureate Donna Strickland receives inaugural Rev. Carrier Medal

donna holding her medal with a reverend on the right and the dean on the left.

The University of Notre Dame College of Science has introduced its Rev. Joseph Carrier, C.S.C., Science Medal to recognize sustained, outstanding achievements in any field of science. The inaugural medal was given to Waterloo's Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland on November 3rd.

Friday, November 4, 2022

2022 recipient of Laflamme and Gregson Award for Women in Quantum Information Science announced

Outdoor headshot of Megan Byres.

Megan Byres has been chosen as the recipient of the 2022 Raymond Laflamme and Janice Gregson Graduate Scholarship for Women in Quantum Information ScienceByres is the third student to receive this annually awarded scholarship. 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Waterloo faculty and alumni among Canada’s 2022 most powerful women

Collage of WXM's Top 100 most powerful women for 2022.

Three Waterloo scientists have been named among the top 100 most powerful women in Canada. Eleven leaders in education, business and community who have ties to the University of Waterloo are named among the 100 most powerful women in Canada. The annual rankings were released today by the Women’s Executive Network.