Aug 20, 2019
New tool makes web browsing easier for the visually impaired
Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content as quickly and as effortlessly as possible from smart speakers and similar devices.
Aug 19, 2019
Tree of life: Powerful online tool will help researchers make new genomic discoveries
University of Waterloo researchers have developed a powerful new online tool that allows users to navigate through an interactive microbial tree of life, and to generate new scientific hypotheses and discoveries.
Aug 15, 2019
Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Aug 8, 2019
A key piece to understanding how quantum gravity affects low-energy physics
Researchers have, for the first time, identified the conditions for theories of quantum gravity to be compatible with one of the paramount predictions of quantum theory and relativity: The Unruh effect.
Aug 6, 2019
How 'offloading' information could expose our memories to manipulation
When people use their computer or smartphone to store information, they may not be able to detect if that information has been manipulated when they retrieve it later, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo.
Waterloo Library public lecture: breaking bad proteins in diseases of the brain
Dr. Dale Martin is an assistant professor of biology at the University of Waterloo whose research focusses on the degenerative processes of the brain, particularly in Huntington Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Schlerosis (ALS).
Peace Week begins
Every year, on Sept. 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace. Inspired by this initiative, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement and Conrad Grebel University College invite you to peace events throughout Sept. 16 to 22, or to plan an event to mark the occasion your way, in your community.
Columbia Icefield Field House grand opening and President's welcome BBQ
The grand opening is a celebration of the new Athletics & Recreation space. Constructed just north of Warrior Field, the 65,000 square foot project will be officially unveiled with a full day of activities and a formal presentation planned at 11 a.m.
Indigenous Speakers Series presents Jesse Thistle
Jesse Thistle is a Métis-Cree-Scot scholar, teacher, author -- and a Waterloo Arts alumnus. His work is focused on intergenerational and historic trauma of the Métis people, and also reflects on his own past struggles with addiction and homelessness.
Waterloo Innovation Summit
Global and individual health care continues to be deeply disrupted by technology. Join global thought leaders and change agents as we take a deep-dive into the burgeoning HealthTech boom.