Five researchers from the University of Waterloo who are collaborating with industry and other organizations on strategic research projects received more than $3 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced the Strategic Partnership Grants today. They help bring together expertise from academia, Canadian-based companies and government organizations, and international institutes to collaborate on innovative research with commercialization potential.
Older adults in long-term care homes who have Parkinson’s disease (PD) are frequently prescribed antipsychotic medications without clear justification, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.
The Waterloo Centre for German Studies will host a free public lecture by bestselling author and historian Timothy Snyder on how we have misunderstood the Holocaust and the essential lessons it should have taught us.
In his talk, The Holocaust as History and Warning, Snyder will explain how the world today echoes sensibilities of the early 20th century more than we may realize.
Forty teams of students from Grades four to eight will compete with LEGO® Mindstorms® robots they created for the FIRST® LEGO® League West Ontario Championships at the University of Waterloo this weekend.
This year’s FIRST® LEGO® League Project explores what is possible if people and animals learn to help each other. The ANIMAL ALLIES® teams will identify problems that arise when animals and humans interact, create innovative solutions to improve interactions between animals and people, and share their solutions with others.
Globally and here at home, universities are strengthened by the exchange of talent, ideas and experience from students, faculty, researchers and staff. The original principle of academic freedom encompassed thought, expression and geography.
Diversity is a strength of this university and of our country. Together, with universities across Canada, we will continue to welcome students, faculty and staff from around the world including those seeking refuge from violence and injustice.
The first observational evidence that the universe could be a hologram has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The international study may lead to new beliefs on the Big Bang Theory and on quantum gravity, one of theoretical physics’ most profound problems.
The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) at the University of Waterloo will host a free public lecture and panel discussion tomorrow on developing Ontario’s dementia strategy. January is Alzheimer Awareness Month.
Communication lapses during shift changes, limited staff training, and inadequate specialist support can lead to misdiagnosis and complications in long-term care (LTC) residents with heart failure, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.