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  1. Apr. 25, 2018 Cheaper and easier way found to make plastic semiconductors

    Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists at the University of Waterloo. 

    Professor Derek Schipper and his team at Waterloo have developed a way to make conjugated polymers, plastics that conduct electricity like metals, using a simple dehydration reaction the only byproduct of which is water. 

  2. Apr. 24, 2018Community-run event on April 30

    The following is a statement from D. George Dixon, vice-president, academic and provost.


    "The University of Waterloo is committed to the free and open exchange of knowledge and ideas. The ability to listen to all ideas, even those we disagree with or find distasteful, is fundamental to the pursuit of knowledge and of learning.

  3. Apr. 23, 2018Young athletes interested in healthy protein, not French fries

    The greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

    The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery and marketing when making food choices – values that typically aren’t represented with the unhealthy food currently served at arenas.

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