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  1. Aug. 22, 2019Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing adds Grade 9 to 11 courseware to suite of free online resources
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    The University of Waterloo’s award-winning Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) has expanded its collection of free online resources with the launch of courseware covering Grades 9 through 11.

  2. Aug. 21, 2019Speed identified as the best predictor of car crashes
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    Speeding is the riskiest kind of aggressive driving, according to a unique analysis of data from on-board devices in vehicles.

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo examined data from 28 million trips for possible links between four bad driving behaviours – speeding, hard braking, hard acceleration and hard cornering – and the likelihood of crashes.

  3. Aug. 21, 2019First-year student receives major award
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    One incoming student in the Faculty of Mathematics is beginning their semesters with a bit of extra money in his pockets.

    First-year student Jason Amri won a Schulich Leader Scholarships, the largest STEM scholarship in Canada and valued at $80,000 or $100,000 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.

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  1. Sep. 27 to 29, 2019Waterloo Mathematics Undergraduate Research Conference
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    Applications were due by June 30, 2019.

    Meet leaders in mathematical, computer and statistical sciences at a two-day, all-expenses-paid conference hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

  2. Oct. 5 to 6, 2019Blockchain and Security Workshop
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    Blockchain technologies will greatly impact all aspects of business, government, and society. Before blockchains can be widely adopted and accepted however, academia and industry need to consider and address the security challenges associated with blockchain technologies. 

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