Awards and Honours

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Pharmacy prof receives honours for nanomedicine research


Marianna Foldvari is a global leader in non-invasive gene therapy and nanomedicine-based large drug molecule delivery

Velocity Fund Finalist

Nanotech startup wins big at Velocity Fund Finals


NanoCnet takes home top prize of $35,000 at 20th Velocity Fund Finals

Vinh Nguyen

Literature prof is honoured with prestigious Polanyi Prize


Vinh Nguyen researches how former refugees advocate for and support other refugees

Dr. M. Tamer Özsu, a professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Leading the new age of data management


The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) honours pioneer Tamer Özsu, a Waterloo computer science professor

Chris Bertoia and Tre Ford holding awards together

Waterloo Warriors recognized for outstanding football season


Rookie quarterback Tre Ford and head coach Chris Bertoia collect OUA Football Major Awards after turnaround season

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From international exchange student to tenure-track prof


Xu Chu graduates from Waterloo with a PhD in computer science and moves on to a faculty position at Georgia Institute of Technology

Pampa Dey wearing a PhD convocation gown

Overcoming obstacles to achieve her dreams


Raised in a one-room house in a remote Indian village, Pampa Dey will receive her doctorate in engineering at convocation

Waterloo graduates cheering while seated for convocation

Fall Convocation: Waterloo welcomes 2,300+ new graduates


Special guests, family and friends celebrate at Waterloo’s 115th convocation ceremonies

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A Waterloo invention makes Dyson shortlist four years in a row


Avro Life Science is one of only two Canadian projects to be shortlisted for the prestigious international James Dyson Awards competition

HeForShe scholarship recipients standing with #HeForShe sign

HeForShe scholarships awarded to exceptional first year STEM students


Young women pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the University of Waterloo encouraged to follow their passions with $12,000 scholarships