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  1. Aug. 31, 2016Ontario government awards $2.3 million for early career researchers and infrastructure

    Twenty-one researchers at the University of Waterloo will receive $2.3 million from the provincial government to build Ontario’s knowledge-based economy in Waterloo Region.

    Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, and Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, made the announcement of 11 Early Researcher Awards (ERA) and 10 Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards today as part of an investment in Waterloo region worth $3.6 million.

  2. Aug. 30, 2016People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years

    aerial photo of coastal forest in mist

    Photo credit: Will McInnes/Hakai Institute

    Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years of repeated occupation by British Columbia’s coastal First Nations has had the opposite effect, enhancing temperate rainforest productivity.

  3. Aug. 29, 2016Waterloo welcomes Schulich Leaders into STEM programs

    Four incoming first-year students at the University of Waterloo are recipients of Schulich Leader Scholarships, which encourage high school graduates to embrace science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in their future careers. 

    Scholarship winners are known as Schulich Leaders and receive between $60,000 and $80,000 towards their university education. The University of Waterloo has been home to 14 Schulich Leaders in the past five years.

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