News archive - July 2022

Monday, July 25, 2022

Waterloo to host a summit on aviation and aerospace

Aeroplane taking flight

The University of Waterloo and the Region of Waterloo will host a Sustainable Aeronautics Summit at the Region’s International Airport. The event will profile world-leading sustainable aeronautical research, technology, and education.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

United Nations headquarters interior

A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping de-carbonize our future.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Two international prestigious appointments for ENV. Simron Singh

Simron Singh

Simron Singh, a professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo has recently been elected as Executive Secretary of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE), as well as the Co-Chair of the Risk-KAN, the Knowledge-Action Network on Emergent Risks and Extreme Events.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Integrative teaching in high school

Students in a lab room at the Riverview Highschool in New Brunswick

Humans throughout history have dreamed of reaching out and touching the stars. Thanks to a unique collaboration with the University of Waterloo, Students at Riverview Highschool in New Brunswick can do just that — with a little help from a ladder.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Using compost instead of nitrogen as fertilizer in Canada can slow global warming

Farm house in the middle of a farm in spring

A new study led from the University of Waterloo discovered greenhouse gas production is significantly less when biobased residues like compost replaces widely used nitrogen fertilizer during spring freeze-thaw events in cold temperate regions.

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