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  1. Jan. 18, 2018Expert Advisory - Fight over Yonge Street bike lanes

    The following expert is available to speak about the report suggesting that Toronto remove two vehicle lanes between Sheppard and Finch Aves to free up space for bike lanes and boulevards.
    Brian Doucet - School of Planning
    Brian Doucet is an associate professor in the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment. He researches gentrification, neighbourhood change, urban inequalities and flagship developments. His work also examines grassroots movements and urban resistance in North America and Europe.

  2. Jan. 17, 2018Expert Advisory – Bank of Canada

    An expert from the University of Waterloo is available to speak to the media about the Bank of Canada’s announcement regarding interest rates today.
    Jean-Paul Lam – Economics

  3. Jan. 16, 2018Math can predict how cancer cells evolve

    Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

    The study used a form of mathematical analysis called evolutionary dynamics to look at how malignant mutations evolve in both stem and non-stem cells in colorectal and intestinal cancers.

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