Sep 16, 2019
New imaging technology could ‘revolutionize’ cancer surgery
Cancer treatment could be dramatically improved by an invention at the University of Waterloo to precisely locate the edges of tumours during surgery to remove them.
Sep 13, 2019
University of Waterloo team to pitch for $1 million at United Nations
A team of recent University of Waterloo alumni is in the running for $1 million and business mentorship at the United Nations with a brand new startup it pivoted to in an English castle business accelerator last month.
Sep 12, 2019
University of Waterloo's flagship startup program brings pitch competition to Toronto
The University of Waterloo’s flagship startup entrepreneurship program, Velocity, is bringing its pitch competition to Toronto.
The competition, which showcases 10 Canadian startups poised to advance the innovation economy, will be held on Sept. 19 at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library. The startups will compete in front of a sold-out crowd for four investment opportunities worth $200,000 in total.
Sep 12, 2019
What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia
A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study.
The research, led by Suzanne Tyas, a public health professor at Waterloo, examined the health outcomes of 325 Roman Catholic nuns who were members of the Sisters of Notre Dame in the United States. The data was drawn from a larger, internationally recognized study examining the Sisters, known as the Nun Study.
Sep 5, 2019
New research alerts governments to problem with groundwater monitoring
Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government policies and spending.
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.
Energy Day 2019
The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy is pleased to host the 6th Annual Energy Day. Meet and mingle with our researchers, connect the dots and get energized by our talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders. Join academic, industry and government experts who have come together to share insights and new ideas for our energy future!
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.
Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute Annual Conference
Join cybersecurity and privacy experts at this full-day event as we examine the current threat landscape of cybersecurity and the future workforce needs for privacy and cybersecurity professionals. The conference is open to current students, faculty, entrepreneurs, government and local businesses.