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  1. June 28, 2017UWaterloo and Ciena research drives advancements in Internet connectivity

    UWaterloo and Ciena research drives advancements in Internet connectivity

    Engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo are working with Ciena to find solutions to help network operators and Internet providers respond to the insatiable demand for faster and faster data transmission over the Internet.

  2. June 26, 2017Gays and Lesbians Who Feel Supported are More Certain about Retirement Prospects

    Gay men and Lesbians who don’t feel socially supported feel less secure about their retirement then heterosexual adults, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

    The study of working Canadians aged 45 to 70 found the majority of them believed that retirement by age 62 was achievable. While the number held true for gay men and lesbians who felt socially supported, it dropped by a year more for those that felt isolated or marginalized.

  3. June 23, 2017Putting others first can cost lives in emergencies

    Selfless heroism isn’t the best strategy in life-and-death disaster situations involving groups of people, a new study from the University of Waterloo suggests.

    The study, which used computer modeling of a flooded subway station, found overall survival rates were substantially higher when strong people in a 30-member group reached safety themselves before trying to help weaker people.

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