Tuesday, March 31, 2020

ITWIL is seeking a Coop Summer Intern for a Full Stack Software Developer position

The Intelligent Technologies for Wellness and Independent Living (ITWIL) lab invites applications to the position of Full Stack Software Developer for a Summer Coop Resaerch Intern position. We are seeking a 3rd or 4th year Bachelor’s student in Computer Science, Software engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience to support the development of CARE-RATE, which is a search engine plugin that leverages natural language processing and machine learning to optimize searches by asking questions based on a person’s search query to refine their search results.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Dr. Boger named keynote for ISG2020!

Dr. Jennifer Boger is excited and honoured to be presenting the keynote address at the 12th World Conference of Gerontechnology of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG). Her talk is titled “I am more than my vital signs! - Leveraging technology to support meaningful aging.”

Thursday, February 6, 2020

ITWIL students are the winners of the SYDE 3MT competition!

Photo of Jen, Parya, and Surya

A big congratulations to ITWIL’s Surya Neti, Parya Khoshroo, and

Friday, January 17, 2020

ITWIL research highlighted in Engineering Dimensions

ITWIL's research into technology for supporting aging, along with related design and ethical considerations, has been featured in 'Designing for Dementia' in the Jan/Feb 2020 issue of Engineering Dimensions

Friday, November 15, 2019

Deputy minister Paul Thompson and his colleagues visit ITWIL

ITWIL was pleased to host Paul Thompson (Assistant Deputy Minister at Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada) and colleagues during their visit to UWaterloo to learn more about research and commercialisation being done in the health and technology sector. 

Monday, October 7, 2019

'Ethical by Design' headlines Waterloo Stories

Thrilled that our collaborative work on 'Ethical by design' is today's feature in Waterloo Stories! https://uwaterloo.ca/stories/ethical-design

We are currently engaging with people from many disciplines and sectors to refine the principles and prepare them systematic evaluation through a variety of applications. In the meantime, you can read the first version of the manifesto here: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3121283.3121300

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Congratulations to our AGE-WELL award recipients!

A big and well-deserved congratulations to our labmates John Muñoz and Sheida Marashi! Both are recipients of the prestigious, nationally-competitive AGE-WELL Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Award in Technology and Aging!

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Our 'Age-related changes impact on BCI' paper is the featured article in IEEE TNSRE!

Screenshot of IEEE website showing featured journal article

Delighted that our paper is the featured article of IEEE TNSRE's current issue!

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