Nov 11, 2019
Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles
A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles.
The new device, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, combines radar technology with artificial intelligence (AI) to detect unattended children or animals with 100-per-cent accuracy.
Nov 5, 2019
Waterloo mourns the loss of student
It is with deep sadness that the University of Waterloo community learned of the accidental death of one of our students last week.
Nov 4, 2019
Scientists create 'artificial leaf' that turns carbon dioxide into fuel
Scientists have created an “artificial leaf” to fight climate change by inexpensively converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into a useful alternative fuel.
The new technology, outlined in a paper published today in the journal Nature Energy, was inspired by the way plants use energy from sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into food.
Oct 29, 2019
Ahead of the storm: Report outlines measures to protect commercial real estate owners against floods
The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation is aiming to give Canada’s commercial real estate a safe harbour ahead of a growing storm. The University of Waterloo research centre has developed a comprehensive report outlining 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners and managers to enhance flood resilience.
Oct 22, 2019
New way to wrap liquid drops could improve drug delivery
Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body.