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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Constant-time quantum computers more powerful than classical counterparts

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Written by Institute for Quantum Computing staff

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan receives CANARIE Award to support surface water research

Don Cowan

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan has received a CANARIE Award to expand iEnvironment++, a software platform that supports environmental science and engineering research on surface water. CANARIE, a component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, yesterday announced 20 successful recipients of its research software funding call.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Faculty of Mathematics students receive half of first-year HeForShe scholarships

Six female students standing facing the camera.

Half of the six first-year students to receive HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 scholarships from the University of Waterloo study in the Faculty of Mathematics.

For the three recipients, this scholarship supports more than just their finances – it keeps their focus on their passion.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Researchers help to bridge the gap between psychology and gamification

Buttons on a retro arcade video game.

A multi-disciplinary research team is bridging the gap between psychology and gamification that could significantly impact learning efforts in user experience design, healthcare, and government.

The research, conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University of Minnesota, has integrated models from psychology with human-computer interaction, which allows for a more deliberate, interactive connection between the two disciplines in the understanding of gameful experiences.

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