Aug 17, 2017
Young people with chronic illness more likely to attempt suicide
Young people between the ages of 15 and 30 living with a chronic illness are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
Aug 14, 2017
Emotionally supportive virtual assistant could help people with Alzheimer’s disease
It will prompt them to complete day-to-day tasks by taking the person’s personality and current state of mind into consideration.
Aug 10, 2017
Efforts to reduce pollution from agriculture paying off slowly
Efforts by farmers to reduce the amount of fertilizer that reaches drinking water sources can take years to have a positive impact, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
Aug 10, 2017
Salmon farmers adapt to climate change with help from university collaboration
With sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic Ocean already climbing, scientists are predicting Atlantic Canada’s $400 million salmon aquaculture industry could be wiped out within the next 25 years.
Aug 8, 2017
Bush and Obama’s gifts to Trump: More war-making powers
Thanks to the military interventions by the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, the former presidents have effectively expanded executive authority for Donald Trump to go to war, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.
IQC special seminar: Quantum Physics for Babies
Hear from author and quantum theorist Chris Ferrie, IQC and University of Waterloo, Faculty of Mathematics alumnus, about his experience in communicating quantum information science to a larger audience. This general talk is suitable for all audiences.
Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing
Kitchener-Waterloo will experience a 73% partial solar eclipse the afternoon of August 21st! Join us on campus to learn more about the eclipse, watch the NASA live stream of the total eclipse across the U.S., and safely view the eclipse itself. The first 350 registrants will receive solar eclipse viewing goggles.
10th Annual St. Paul's Golf Tournament
Join us on Friday, August 25 at Glen Eagle Golf Club for another day of great golf, great prizes and great friends. Complimentary Thursday night reception and BBQ for golfers who stay at the Element Hotel Vaughan Southwest.
The Water Institute RBC Distinguished Lecture 2017 Quentin Grafton
The 2017 Water Institute RBC distinguished lecturer, Quentin Grafton, will present Innovation, Incentives and Infrastructure in the Blue Economy as part of Elsevier's fourth International Water Research Conference, hosted by the Water Institute.
GTFO: Film Screening and Discussion
GTFO: Get the F&#% Out, is a documentary style film released in 2015. This film pries open the video game world to explore the discrimination and misogyny that (unfortunately) still exists. Join us for a special introductory address by Sun-Higginson, a film screening of GTFO, and the opportunity to discuss the content with the Producer/Director.