Jan 21, 2019
Pharmacists could help reduce smoking rates
Enlisting the help of pharmacists could help in the quest to get people to quit smoking, according a white paper released by the University of Waterloo.
The paper details ways in which an increased role for pharmacists in the public health effort could help curb smoking rates and aim to reduce the estimated 45,000 annual deaths that occur in Canada from tobacco use.
Jan 18, 2019
Weathering the Storm: Developing a New Flood Risk Standard for Canadian Communities
Flooding within urban centres is Canada’s costliest and fastest growing extreme weather challenge. Insurable claims in Canada have risen from an average of $405 million per year between 1983 and 2008 to an average of $1.8 billion per year between 2009 and 2017 (in $2017), with flooding contributing the greatest proportion of this increase.
Jan 17, 2019
Measuring AI's ability to learn is difficult
Organizations looking to benefit from the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution should be cautious about putting all their eggs in one basket, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.
Jan 16, 2019
Expert Advisory - Brexit Vote
Lawmakers in the UK voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. The University of Waterloo has an expert available to speak about the implications of the vote.
Jan 16, 2019
University of Waterloo’s Velocity to launch startup investment fund
The University of Waterloo’s flagship entrepreneurship program, Velocity, is launching a venture fund that aims to connect early-stage startups to the capital they need.
ANA Avatar XPRIZE
The ANA Avatar XPRIZE is a 4 year long, high-end and cutting-edge robotics competition that will reward $10 million to the team with the most effective avatar robot system that will transport a human’s sense, actions, and presence to a remote location in real time, leading to a more connected world.
Turning back the Doomsday Clock
It’s no joke. The Doomsday Clock is a widely recognized indicator of global threats from nuclear weapons, climate change, and disruptive technologies. Join a discussion with University of Waterloo scholars in political science, sociology, and English to understand the threats, and how society might turn back the clock.
Fantastic Alumni, Staff, Faculty and Retiree Day 2019
Cheer for the Waterloo Warriors at the 20th annual Fantastic Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Retiree Day as the men’s and women’s basketball teams take on the Lakehead Thunderwolves. Join us as the gates open to catch up with your faculty and check out the annual Airplane Toss prizes at the Alumni Relations table.
Grade 10 Family Night
If you're in Grade 10 and planning to attend university, you and your parents are invited to learn what you can do now to prepare, the application process and financing.
March Break Open House
Come check out what the University of Waterloo has to offer. This open house provides an opportunity for applicants to learn more about Waterloo.