Oct 21, 2020
Q and A with the experts: Environmental, Social, and Governance scores didn’t help stocks during COVID
Most people think that investing through an ESG lens will ensure that their stock holdings are more resistant to severe losses when the market crashs, like what has happened during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A recent research paper co-authored by Professor Elizabeth Demers, of the School of Accounting and Finance found that it may have been premature to conclude that ESG performance is an important resilience factor in times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 market crash.
Oct 20, 2020
Study sheds light on the solitary life of male primates
A new study on primate behaviour sheds light on a previously little-known life stage of male mantled howler monkeys, adding to our knowledge of lone male behavioural ecology.
Oct 19, 2020
New laser imaging could precisely guide doctors during brain surgery
Researchers have taken an important step in the development of a microscope to precisely guide doctors during surgery to remove brain tumors
Oct 14, 2020
It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Jason Arbour, a second-year Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of Waterloo.
Jason’s family will forever remember him as a thoughtful, curious adventurer with a quick wit and a ready laugh. He loved machines of all kinds, from computers to cars. He loved building things with his own two hands.
Oct 13, 2020
Post-secondary institutions join together to fight contract cheating
On October 21 the University of Waterloo with will join with colleges and universities across Ontario to participate in the International Center for Academic Integrity’s (ICAI) fifth annual International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating.