Teaching and learning

Vivian Dayeh teaching students about the anatomy of the human skeletal system.

Teaching the next generation of scientists is a job our faculty takes to heart. Our instructors show an unparalleled enthusiasm for their work and have dedicated themselves to providing our students with the most relevant and up-to-date scientific findings. Their skills as teachers are continually recognized year after year with excellence awards in science teaching.

Awards and Honours

From the Distinguished Teaching Award to the Excellence in Science Teaching Award, our faculty and students are recipients of numerous teaching awards and honours.

Teaching Fellows

The Science Teaching Fellows aim to create communities of practice that employ the best and most effective teaching techniques. Learn more about our outstanding Teaching Fellows and how they can help you.

Teaching Profiles

Whether it's through engaging lessons or assistive technology, our instructors find creative ways to help students absorb challenging academic material. These profiles provide a glimpse into our superb teaching caliber.


Monica Barra
Associate Dean 
Undergraduate Studies
Email: mbarra@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 45948
Location: STC 2056

Jason Thompson
Science CTE Liaison
Email: jason.thompson@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 33225
Location: B2 358D