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  1. Aug. 16, 2018Waterloo mourns the loss of student

    It is with great sadness that the University of Waterloo community learned of the accidental death of one of our students earlier this week.

    CJ (Colton) Moore was a fourth-year bio-medical engineering student at Waterloo in addition to being a world-class competitive diver. CJ passed away in Port Burwell on August 12. He was 24.

    The University continues to offer CJ’s family its sympathies and support, including hosting a Celebration of Life for CJ on campus.

  2. Aug. 16, 2018Math shows how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

    Mathematics can help public health workers better understand and influence human behaviours that lead to the spread of infectious disease, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

    Current models used to predict the emergence and evolution of pathogens within host populations do not include social behaviour. 

  3. Aug. 15, 2018App that will extend your smartphone battery life

    New research out of the University of Waterloo has found a novel method to extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an hour each day.

    The researchers have developed an app which smartphone users can use to reduce the energy consumption of their devices without any significant impact on performance.

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