The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded $5.5 million to the University of Waterloo to lead a national team of experts in developing sustainable strategies for dealing with hazardous mine wastes.
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present his latest book, The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation, at the University of Waterloo this week. A conversation and book signing with the Governor General will take place at the new Hagey Hub, in the Hagey Hall addition, on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 5 p.m.
The University of Waterloo’s Writing Centre celebrates 40 years of helping students and staff develop their academic and professional writing and communication skills.
The Writing Centre at Waterloo, is launching a speaker series in celebration of this milestone. The series will explore the rapidly changing world of communications and writing. Nora Young, well-known author and host of the CBC Radio show Spark with Nora Young, is the first speaker of the three-part series on October 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo led the development of a new extensible wiring technique capable of controlling superconducting quantum bits, representing a significant step towards to the realization of a scalable quantum computer.
A new science exhibition from the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) aims to make quantum science and technology more accessible for everyone.
QUANTUM: The Exhibition features interactive activities, games and videos to engage visitors in quantum concepts including superposition, entanglement and wave/particle duality. It opens to the public on Friday, October 14 at THEMUSEUM in Kitchener and runs until January 2017.
The University of Waterloo and the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre at St. Paul’s University College will host a summit that brings together elders, researchers, artists, activists, residential school survivors, students, and others to respond to recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) recorded an interaction between light and matter 10 times larger than previously seen. The strength of the interaction between photons and a qubit was so large that it opens the door to a realm of physics and applications unattainable until now.