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  1. Oct. 12, 2017Waterloo named Canada’s most innovative university for 26th consecutive year

    The University of Waterloo is Canada’s most innovative university, according to a reputational survey from Maclean’s magazine.

    Maclean’s annual ranking of Canadian universities, released today, also named Waterloo second for best overall, highest quality, and leaders of tomorrow out of the 49 universities surveyed.

  2. Oct. 11, 2017Asteroid passing near earth

    A Waterloo expert is available to speak about the asteroid that will pass in the moon’s orbit overnight.

    Michel Fich – Physics and Astronomy

    Professor Michel Fich is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo, and an expert in the formation of stars and the impact on the formation of solar systems. Fich has also been involved in many space missions, including two recent missions developed with the Canadian Space Agency, and is currently the lead in building a large telescope in Chile.

  3. Oct. 11, 2017Aging slows perception of falls

    Seniors need twice as long as young adults to realize they are falling, a delay that puts them at increased risk for serious injury, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

    The findings will help shape the development of wearable fall prevention technology and allow clinicians to more accurately identify at-risk individuals. Falls are the leading cause of death and hospitalization in Canada.

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