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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Job Posting: CRC Tier II in Indigenous Studies, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking to fill a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated (flexible) start date of January 2022. The applicant will be an exceptional Indigenous scholar who has a demonstrated commitment to engaging both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and community members in teaching and research activities and whose work will contribute to one or more of our academic units.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hubris about testing undermines our COVID response. Professor Mikko Packalen explains.

Test tubes for nasal swabs

 Professor Mikko Packalen outlines why we must be cautious about our expectations of testing in this op-ed for the Financial Post.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Focused COVID-19 restrictions will save lives in poor countries. Professor Mikko Packalen weighs in.

A scrap dealer sorts dismantled TV circuit boards at a scrap yard in Ahmedabad, India, July 2, 2020.

Read his co-authored op-ed piece with Stanford professor Jay Bhattacharya in the Financial Post.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Roy Brouwer moderates research webinar

Roy Brouwer

Professor Roy Brouwer, director of the Water Institute, moderated a webinar titled, "Rebooting with Research: Tackling real-world problems", Read the full article on the Water Institute's webpage.  

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Prof Steph Lluis comments on Lessons from Employment Insurance for the CERB

With the pandemic going on, there is lots of talk about CERB, the benefit that was created as an emergency response. Professor Stephanie Lluis wrote a memo for the C.D. Howe Institute titled, "Lessons from Employment Insurance for the CERB" where she discusses how employment insurance can provide guidance for the CERB. 

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