News archive - 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: A Theatre Student Returns from Prague

Jessica Bertrand looking through VR goggles

By Jess Bertrand, Theatre and Performance Major at the University of Waterloo (UW)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

Group of people sitting on stairs

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a novel tool that will enable user experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing campaigns.  

Monday, August 26, 2019

Professor Henry Svec awarded SSHRC grant

Congratulations to Professor Henry Svec who was awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant of $50, 698 for a research project entitled "Entangling the Media History Archive: String Figures as Imaginary Media." 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tim Paci Wins 2018 Outstanding Performance Award

Celebrate the 2018 Outstanding Performance Award recipients

"I am very pleased to announce the award recipients for 2018, and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them for their outstanding contributions to the University of Waterloo," writes Vice-President, Academic & Provost Jim Rush. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: One Theatre student's trip abroad to Prague

Jessica Bertrand outside in a stand of trees with VR goggles

What makes a performance and design compelling? In recent years there has been an exploratory focus on the opportunities virtual and mixed realities present to the entertainment world, and theatre is no exception.