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- June 26, 2017
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.
- June 23, 2017
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.
- June 19, 2017
More than 5,700 students received degrees as part of the University of Waterloo's 114th convocation. There were 4,818 undergraduate degrees and 966 graduate degrees handed out at ceremonies taking place over five days.