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  1. June 26, 2019 Professors need to be entertaining to prevent students from watching YouTube in class

    Students think it is instructors’ responsibility to ensure they don’t surf the web in class, according to a new study.

    In a recent mixed-method study, researchers from the University of Waterloo surveyed 478 undergraduates and 36 instructors on their perception of technology use in class.

  2. June 20, 2019Youth in Canada and U.S. vaping more than ever

    A new generation of e-cigarettes with higher levels of nicotine could be the reason that more adolescents in Canada and the U.S. are vaping more than ever before. 

  3. June 20, 2019Timing of vaccinations are key to controlling disease outbreaks

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that the most effective way to prevent disease outbreaks is for the majority of the population in a particular region to be vaccinated at the same time. 

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