Last week, the University of Waterloo released a feature highlighting Richard Yim of Demine Robotics. The Demine Robotics team have created a demining excavation machine to free the world of landmines.
Want to explore a social or environmental issue that matters to you? Do you want to connect with other socially conscious students, researchers and practitioners at the University of Waterloo and beyond?
Peace is not an absence of war, but the living process of freely interacting with others across borders seeking to understand their values and perspective, while striving for justice and truth.
Art has unique potential to advance peace in transformative ways. In this spirit, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement invites the public to engage with an exhibit of hope and reconciliation on September 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
From a student design project to solving global issues, the Landmine Boys are changing their name to Demine Robotics. As Richard Yim and co-founder Christian Lee expand their social venture, they continue to work to achieve their mission to create a future without landmines.
As many are aware, World Refugee Day took place this past Tuesday, June 20. On Wednesday, CPA Director, Paul Heidebrecht, wrote a letter to the editor of the Waterloo Region Record reflecting on
the demonstrated potential of this region to innovate solutions to the refugee crisis. Perhaps most significantly, he called readers to continue our innovative legacy, noting the desperate need for more breakthroughs, considering the complexity and scale of the problem.