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  1. Oct. 7, 2019Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration
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    A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don’t drink enough water. 

    In a recent study, Waterloo researchers found that the elderly, people with impaired kidney function and those taking a combination of certain drugs need to be extra mindful of their water intake.

  2. Oct. 1, 2019New tool lets programmers pick up work on mobile devices
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    Researchers have developed a powerful new tool that allows programmers to engage with work on their mobile devices to help make productive use of time away from their workplace.

  3. Oct. 1, 2019Math and health: Focused on prediction, precision, prevention and treatments
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    The world of health care is rapidly changing as big data, artificial intelligence (AI), new technologies and systems disrupt traditional health care. The future of medicine is being reimagined with these advancements. In the Faculty of Mathematics, researchers, students, and alumni are developing new ways to look at the world of medicine and health care. This is impacting predictions, precision, and prevention and treatment and can help people live healthier lives.

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  1. Oct. 18 to 19, 2019Waterloo Student Conference in Statistics, Actuarial Science and Finance
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    This two day conference will provide graduate students in statistics, actuarial science and finance with the opportunity to share their research results and experiences, discuss career opportunities, and network with prominent researchers and fellow graduate students. 

    If you are a graduate student or a postdoctoral research fellow and are interested in providing a talk on your research, be sure to submit your abstract on the registration page. 

  2. Oct. 21, 2019Women in Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) Speakers Series hosted by the Conrad School - Day 1

    We’re celebrating WEW 2019 with stories from women entrepreneurs and their allies.

    The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Women Entrepreneurship Week 2019 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to network and hear 20-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics. Lunch will be provided.

  3. Oct. 23, 2019Pancake breakfast
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