Thursday, April 18, 2019

Majority of the new round of CERC holders are women

8 new Canada Excellence Research Chairs

The federal minister for science and sport, Kirsty Duncan, announced a new round of Canada Excellence Research Chair holders on April 17, and five of the eight new chairs were awarded to women. This is a marked change from previous rounds, when most of the chairs went to men.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New research chair aims to develop human-centred robots

Professor and Chair Katja Mombaur

An international robotics expert from Germany is joining the University of Waterloo to lead a multidisciplinary research program backed by $10 million in funding from the federal government.

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