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  1. June 19, 2018University of Waterloo names international business adviser, Dominic Barton, as 11th Chancellor

    The University of Waterloo is appointing Dominic Barton, global managing partner of McKinsey & Company as the institution’s 11th chancellor.

  2. June 18, 2018Study finds a pesticide-free way to combat mosquitos and West Nile

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo may have discovered a new, pesticide-free way to limit mosquito populations in some area and reduce the spread of the West Nile virus.

    The study by Waterloo researcher Brad Fedy discovered that introducing hungry minnows into bodies of water where mosquitoes breed results in the minnows feeding on mosquito larvae, which dramatically decreases the number of adult mosquitoes capable of carrying the disease.  

  3. June 18, 2018Expert Advisory - Gaming Disorder

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is moving to categorize the compulsively playing of video games as a new mental health condition. 

    The U.N. health agency said classifying Gaming Disorder as a separate condition will serve a public health purpose for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue.

    The University of Waterloo has experts available to speak on this topic. 

    Neil Randall - Executive Director of the University of Waterloo’s Games Institute

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