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Pharmacology - Nov 25
City of Kitchener's Carl Zehr Square goes blue for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy Unnecessary use and misuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobials are increasing the serious problem of antimicrobial resistance.
Innovation - Nov 24

Velocity welcomes six new companies to its downtown Kitchener innovation hub - By Naomi Grosman Velocity - With technology ranging from saltwater batteries, autonomous on-wire robots, and voice-activated monitoring devices, six early-stage companies are joining Velocity full-time through Venture Ready, a program for full-time founders to assess their company's market preparedness.

Environment - Nov 22

New report provides comprehensive assessment of the world's peatlands and identifies actions governments should take. A new report coauthored by University of Waterloo professor Maria Strack has provided the most comprehensive assessment of the world's peatlands to date and identified actions governments should take to improve their protection, restoration and sustainable management.

Professor's winning research photo of suspended droplets was inspired by a walk in the park. By Brian Caldwell Faculty of Engineering - A walk in the park provided inspiration for a striking photograph that earned national recognition this week for an engineering professor at the University of Waterloo.

Astronomy - Nov 21

Jackson, an aspiring astrophysicist at the age of 7, joins Dr. Brian McNamara from the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics in a discussion about black holes, planets and moon shops. Office of Advancement Even at the young age of seven, Jackson is well aware there are plenty of unknowns when it comes to the universe.

Economics - Nov 17

Ceremony honours Waterloo Engineering medal and award recipients - By Charlotte Danby Faculty of Engineering - Past and present students, donors, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the exceptional achievements of eight alumni and a long-time supporter of the Faculty.

Event - Nov 16

Social psychologist Sara Konrath (BA '02) shares the science behind giving and some unexpected benefits of generosity. By Megan Vander Woude Office of Advancement - Every November and December, we hear a lot about giving.

Environment - Nov 14

New Panel will support the tourism industry's transition to net-zero emissions. University of Waterloo Professor Daniel Scott was one of three leading experts who launched a new international Tourism Panel on Climate Change (TPCC) at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Environment - Nov 23

The Waterloo research projects will support building sustainable net-zero emissions in Canada by 2050. The Government of Canada's Environmental Damages Fund, administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada, is allocating $15.8 million to six University of Waterloo research projects to identify solutions to environmental challenges.

Physics - Nov 21

Scientists recreate properties of light in neutral fundamental particles called neutrons. For the first time in experimental history, researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) have created a device that generates twisted neutrons with well-defined orbital angular momentum.

Linguistics - Nov 21

Students take the stage with a very modern riff on the medieval morality play  - Faculty of Arts - This fall term students in Waterloo's Theatre and Performance program are working alongside professional artists, faculty, and staff, to produce a meta-theatrical experience that challenges everybody to ponder tough questions about the meaning of life.

Pediatric Vision Project partners with The Cowan Foundation and Lions Club of Canada. School of Optometry & Vision Science - The School of Optometry & Vision Science (UWOVS) is partnering with The Cowan Foundation and the Lions Club of Canada to develop a coordinated vision plan for the Region of Waterloo Public Health to screen every child in senior kindergarten (SK).

Campus - Nov 17

This is the first time many of you will be writing final exams at university. It's okay to be nervous or anxious! Know that our UWaterloo community is here to support your success. Whether you're feeling totally prepared, a little unsure, or the panic has set in, we're here to support you.

Environment - Nov 16

Trudeau announces $15M for Waterloo researchers doing climate change adaptation work. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced $15 million in funding for the University of Waterloo's Faculties of Mathematics and Environment to work with Indonesian partners on climate-change adaptation and mitigation strategies in the country.

Environment - Nov 11

Environment's most-recent AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellow on how we can hit our ambitious emissions targets. By Sam Toman University Relations - When trying to help Canadians understand how we can transition to a low-carbon economy, Dr. Chad Walker, Environment's most-recent AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellow has a helpful heuristic.

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