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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Canadian Mathematical Society Celebrates a First for Canada

From the Canadian Math Society

OTTAWA, ON   - The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce the members of Canada’s first-ever team to compete in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) in Florence, Italy, April 9-15, 2018. EGMO Math Team Canada is:

Monday, January 29, 2018

RBC to open a cybersecurity lab and fund new research at the University of Waterloo

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The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is opening a cyber security lab and investing $1.78 million into research at the University of Waterloo to develop advanced cybersecurity and privacy tools.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Tools for commercialization

Toolbox on a table beside a lecturn

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone opened her toolbox at the CryptoWorks21 Distinguished Lecture

“To the man that has only a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.”
Abraham Maslow

Your toolbox needs more than just a hammer. Why? That’s exactly it – Why?

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone told a crowd of academics, business professionals and entrepreneurs that people don’t buy what you do, but why you do it. To explain what she meant, Shannon-Vanstone opened her toolbox and shared her tools to commercialize information technology.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Math can predict how cancer cells evolve

Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

The study used a form of mathematical analysis called evolutionary dynamics to look at how malignant mutations evolve in both stem and non-stem cells in colorectal and intestinal cancers.

Read the full media release.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Empowering girls by inspiring them to code in a fun and friendly female environment

Workshop with girls 10-18 at Technovation Waterloo

Women were there in the beginning.

Women were the first computers — the people who performed complex mathematical calculations with pencil and chalk — and later, as the field of computer science emerged, they were the first programmers.

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