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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New report says cars drive suburban right-wing political backlash

Suburban Sprawl

Urban planning decisions from decades past are likely a contributing factor to the rise of right-wing populism, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Climate CRC Christine Dow meets with top government officials

Christine and Mona Nemer

Assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Glacier Hydrology and Ice Dynamics, Christine Dow attended the inaugural Science Meets Parliament event in Ottawa.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Too Small to Fail - How Communities Can Prepare for Bigger Storms

Flooded street

A new report from the University of Waterloo stresses the importance of community-based projects to reduce increasing flood risk in Canada. 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Equal Entrepreneurs: Balancing an expanding business with a growing family

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Equal Entrepreneurs: Balancing an expanding business with a growing family

An interview with Amina Gilani, co-founder of Sociavore and Fierce Founders graduate

As both a tech founder with a growing business, and a mom with a growing family, Amina Gilani has had a unique set of experiences as an entrepreneur in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Congratulations PolyGone!

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Awarded $25,000 at Communitech Fierce Founders Pitch Competition!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

New report examines the role of female experts in media

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A new study by Faculty of Environment researcher and feminist geographer Nancy Worth explores what motivates women with professional and subject matter expertise to “count themselves in” by sharing their informed opinions and analysis with the broader public through the news media.

Friday, October 19, 2018

In The Media: Greater Golden Horseshoe Housing Crunch

Steve Palkin

Experts, including Brian Doucet of the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, examine the effect of Toronto's housing challenges on the outlying regions. 

Friday, October 12, 2018

In The Media: Why Ontario is struggling to fight Lake Erie’s toxic green goo

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Why Ontario is struggling to fight Lake Erie’s toxic green goo

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Environment researcher proposes new guidelines for more transparency and reporting of research methods

A computer in a forest

Researchers from the University of Waterloo have proposed guidelines for the reporting of methods in the use of experts’ ecological knowledge.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Jennifer Clapp wins Innis-Gérin Medal for enriching social sciences literature

Jennifer at MArket

Jennifer Clapp, a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment, has been awarded the 2018 Innis Gérin-Medal from the Royal Society of Canada. The biennial award, presented by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), honours a Canadian scholar for their distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences. 

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