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  1. Aug. 26, 2016Waterloo chemists develop promising cheap, sustainable battery for grid energy storage

    Chemists at the University of Waterloo have developed a long-lasting zinc-ion battery that costs half the price of current lithium-ion batteries and could help enable communities to shift away from traditional power plants and into renewable solar and wind energy production.

    Professor Linda Nazar and her colleagues from the Faculty of Science at Waterloo made the important discovery, which appears in the journal, Nature Energy.

  2. Aug. 24, 2016University of Waterloo appoints vice-president, advancement

    The University of Waterloo today named Joanne Shoveller as vice-president, advancement, effective January 1, 2017.  Shoveller is currently associate dean, advancement and alumni relations at INSEAD, The Business School for the World.

  3. July 28, 2016World’s largest free startup incubator appoints new director
     

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    The University of Waterloo is appointing Jay Shah, a former startup co-founder and Waterloo alumnus, as director of its flagship entrepreneurship program, Velocity – the largest free startup incubator in the World.

    Shah joins Velocity from Google where the entrepreneur has worked since the tech-giant acquired the company he co-founded in 2012.

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