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  1. Sep. 25, 2018New blockchain protocol could improve government and corporate procurementFlorian Kerschbaum

    A new blockchain tool developed by a researcher at the University of Waterloo and a collaborator at Airbus in Germany could make procurement of goods and services safer and more impartial.

    The tool, a blockchain auction protocol that allows for more safe and secure bidding on contracts with companies, so that the online auction is more difficult to hack or manipulate than conventional methods.

  2. Sep. 18, 20182018 Loran Scholar pursuing computer science and business at the University of WaterlooKatherine Gotovsky

    Katherine Gotovsky has been named a recipient of Canada’s largest and most comprehensive undergraduate merit award, conferred by the Loran Scholars Foundation.

  3. Sep. 14, 2018Yuhao Dong, Woojung Kim and Raouf Boutaba win best student paper award at Blockchain-2018Yuhao Dong and Raouf Boutaba

    Computer science doctoral student Yuhao Dong, master’s student Woojung Kim, along with their supervisor Professor Raouf Boutaba, have received the best student paper award at Blockchain-2018, the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Blockchain.

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  1. Sep. 28, 2018Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute LaunchGraphical representation of cybersecurity with a lock

    Join us

    On Friday, September 28 we will launch the new Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute.

    The Institute brings together under one umbrella Waterloo’s 40 security researchers from across the University. These renowned experts are collaborating to uncover new approaches to security and privacy while also partnering with corporations and government to advance the application and implementation of cybersecurity and privacy technologies.

  2. Nov. 3, 2018Fall Open House

    This is your chance to:

    • Learn about the Faculty of Mathematics and all its programs
    • Chat with professors and students who have already been there
    • Attend a sample first-year lecture
    • Learn about co-op
    • Get tips on how to prepare for a math contest
    • Take a campus tour and visit our residences

    You can plan your day ahead of time with our Fall Open House Schedule.

  3. Nov. 6, 20181B Math Co-op Information Session

    This information session will be of interest to 1B Math students who are interested in applying to the co-op program.

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